Volume : 2, Issue : 7, JUL 2016

STRESS MANAGEMENT THROUGH YOGA AND FINE ARTS

Ramit Vasudeva

Abstract

We always find ourselves in the world of previous experiences, or the things, objects and events with which we are directly associated. Our past experiences, thought processes and intellectual modes result in our pleasure, pain, sorrow, happiness, anxiety etc. Stress is caused when feelings are hurt, when past experiences, longings and desires stand in contradiction with present situations and circumstances. There is only one way to escape or avoid it. It is to tune up the mind during stressful situation and to enter in the world of feelings, imagination and joyful thoughts to achieve the state of ecstasy and oneness with the peaceful existence. This is where yoga and Fine Arts can work wonders. They have the penetration powers to the tangible courts of mind.

Keywords

Stress, Yoga, Stress Response, Anxiety, Eustress, Distress

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