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Health in times of distress

December 8, 2008
In times of acute stress, the mind-body complex gets tangled in loops of worry. Although we are required to get on with life, the mind is kept in a state of high alert.

Learning how to channelise and release anxiety, anger and stress or channelise them helps create positive solutions. Otherwise, the stress or adrenal glands become exhausted, causing a whole host of problems that can completely scuttle your health. Even worse, you're prevented from salvaging the very situation you hope to rectify.

Presented in the following pages are various ways of preserving your health in times of distress.

Text: Shameem Akthar

Catch more of Shameem's yoga writings and about her upcoming workshops at jaisivananda.blogspot.com.

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