to learn an activity that is both peaceful and beneficial for your mental
health. Try yoga. Yoga is a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline in where
meditation along with breath control and adoption of specific bodily posture is
used for relaxation.
has been a growing love for yoga because of the many benefits regarding your
mental state. It increases attention, reduces stress, helps with keeping a
positive mindset, and much more. This is something you can do at home, clinic,
or even your gym. During a yoga session, our brain goes from an anxious state
to a more relaxed state, hence building up our ability to help calm our nervous
system and be in a freer state.
If you tend to be nervous all the time, try doing simple yoga in the mornings to help free up all the anxiety and start the morning off fresh. This will not only help your mornings but you will be in a positive mindset throughout the day.
September is National Yoga Awareness Month. Try some fun yoga activities to help with anxiety and see how you feel afterwards. Any time of the day try to spend about 10-30 minutes doing yoga and see how you feel afterwards.
are a great way for children to learn many important life skills. However,
youth sports have changed a lot in recent years in where more stress has been
put on young athletes from many directions. It’s important for parents to know
how their kids are doing mentally. Pressure from parents, coaches, friends, and
life can really make youth sports into something other than a fun learning
Knowing when kids are being pushed too hard in youth sports is important because if not done, they can start experiencing depression, anger, and other mental disorders. They might think they are not good enough for something and start to lose interest in activities they once loved. Recently, parents have been placing their children up for a single sport, instead of encouraging them to try many different types of teams.
There are many ways for parents to help children going through depression or other mental disorders due to youth sports. First, is being supportive, always telling them they are doing a great job and being positive so they know they always have a support system. Second, do not push them too hard because then this becomes more of a duty than a fun activity for many kids. In order to help this issue, allow your children to participate in different sport’s teams and remind them that the purpose of playing the game is too have fun.