By Hope Zvara
No matter what age you are, the word stress is widely known. I teach kids yoga, and when I ask if they know what stress is, they often give just as good of an answer as an adult would.
Why is it we get so stressed anyway?
Are we taking on too much?
Are we strapped too thin?
Are we a perfectionist?
Are we feeling unbalanced and out of our body that the idea of feeling or living any other way just seems, well...too stressful to consider.
Yoga has helped me a great deal with the handling of stress and the management of the side effects of stress.
Anxiety, restlessness, bursts of anger, depression, irritability, sleeplessness, brain fog, tension, tightness, pain. I could go on and on, but this is a blog not a book.
So to help you on your path here are three of my favorite poses to help banish stress. Now mind you, if you have never done anything like this, note to self, that you may feel more stressed or anxious at first because it is new and different. But I assure you...