What challenges didn’t crop up? There were countless of tasks to be done at once. Completing assignments, dealing with grown-up problems, making friends from scratch, hanging out with best buddies, delivering viva presentations, excelling in academics, so on and so forth.
Wondering what kept me going? Well, its yoga. Yes, yoga is the answer to all kinds of mental and physical stress. Whenever I had the time to, I practiced yoga, and did some simple yoga asanas. Breathing exercises and meditation is a part of my daily routine.
Yoga helps reduce stress and pressure
College students are under various pressures. Practicing yoga on a regular basis provides you great strength to deal with stress. It helps keeping pressure at bay. Yoga also improves immunity and relaxes the mind and body.
Yoga improves concentration
Some of the breathing exercises like Kapalbhati and Anulom Vilom are great when it comes to improving concentration. These breathing exercises not only soothe the body and soul but also rejuvenate with a reformation.
As college students are needed to be seated for a tad longer, yoga can be a great way to ease the sense of distraction associated with prolonged lecture hours. Yoga also teaches how to sit attentively and concentrate.
Yoga restructures mental discomfort
Mental discomforts, anxiety, and anger are a part and parcel of college life. There are several issues that give rise to such mishaps. With yoga, however, you can learn to stay cool, calm and composed. Yoga relaxes the mind and rejuvenates the inner self.