Sleeping is one of the best-known methods of Healing. Following Yoga principles and practices in our daily lifestyle brings about structural changes in brain circuits and hormonal profiles which can help to improve deep sleep (sleep quality) and subsequently plays an important role in boosting the immune system.
Yoga is understood as a moderate form of physical activity gives a positive impact on our physique as well as mental health. Yoga Immunology” is an extensive area of study that continues to evolve and bring new lights onto the subject Immunity and Infection in context of a pandemic.
Viruses attack the weak systems, Immunity is a part and parcel that we need in order to keep the entirety of Human System strong, both the physical and the spiritual components together spell for a healthy system. Moreover, human system is much like a Computer system.
To think, perform, interact and enjoy life in all of its entirety one has to take care of both internal and external upkeep of the body. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the brunt of psycho-social problems like anxiety, stress and depression among the masses, hence, practicing Yoga may help in alleviating the stress-related problems and is also effective in managing psycho-social problems like stress, anxiety, depression, sleep-related problems, aggression, poor attention, behavioural problems, and more.
Gandhi once said, “Everyone must be their own scavenger, so long as you do not take the broom and the bucket in your hands, you cannot make your towns and cities clean. A clean body cannot reside in an unclean city.” A healthy lifestyle is a habit that has to be cultivated with regular practice.
Mahatma Gandhi was a source of great knowledge. One who studies Gandhi closely will learn that his principles teach us the art of living a healthy lifestyle. His idea of Ahimsa and Satya are two pillars that set a man free from evils created by society and imposed by self.
The Yogic Concept of Ahara emphasizes “Mitāhāra” wherein Mita means controlled or balanced and Ahara means receiving from all directions. It is meticulous and beneficial enough to ensure a healthier diet into our hectic lifestyles.
In India, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including CVDs, are estimated to account for 60% of total adult deaths wherein CVDs alone account for over a quarter (26%) of these deaths. Yoga is a perfect remedy to control, prevent and reduce the risks of heart related diseases ensuring a healthy and long life.
Yoga as a wellness business is a fast-growing industry when it comes to holistic health. The Sociological and Psychological factors propelling the millennials to follow the trend of Wellness have developed since over a decade including the individual’s aspiration for Social Acceptance and Collective Welfare.
Yoga brings peace to mind, body and soul by cleansing the entirety of one’s structure. On this occasion of International Day of Peace, when the world is still fighting COVID-19, the zest for global peace is paramount. It can be achieved and instilled on individual levels by adopting Yoga into the day-to-day lifestyle.