Impact of yoga on daily lifestyle

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a woman stretching in warrior pose

The morning sunlight starts your day when it enters the room to wake you up from your sound sleep. You go into the kitchen to make a cupful of organic green tea. It’s before you start sweating on a treadmill in an air-conditioned gym, just to lose extra pounds much faster. How about a long drive to a famous spot on the outskirts of the city to watch a movie? Or should we grab a bucket of fried chicken at a KFC drive-through? If these can be one of your evening plans, then why can’t yoga slip in between one of those plans?

Lifestyle, in the literal sense, is a way of life a woman or a man or a group of people pursue. On one side, there are people with a kind of laid-back sitting on the futon attitude with coke, chips, and Cheetos on the side. But unlike them, some have committed to the do-it-daily attitude with any form of exercise for a minimum of 10-20 minutes and a balanced diet that doesn’t kill your taste buds.

But it’s entirely your choice to spend hours and hours on your time in whatever way you like. You can keep looking for new DIY diet tips and tricks videos on how to lose belly fat in seconds. Who wants to wait for days, right? Because you have to flaunt about sharing such an important but mostly careless half-truths.

Yoga: a positive change

You can practice yoga as an exercise for less than half an hour while keeping your regular diet with small changes. Despite the fact that how lavish your lifestyle may be, one should take proactive steps to make a positive change for your mistreated body and injured mind. It sounds better than falling into the trap of insane receipts from different clinics and medicines sucking on your health insurance like a mosquito.      

a woman performing yoga handstand pose

You can skip all or any of that, just by not saying YES when you should say NO. All the easy-way-out options or excuses that you’ve been choosing until now should go for a long vacation, don’t you think?

Yoga: the holistic way of life

Yoga demands only very little of your money and more of your time and commitment to start learning by making your own unique way. Unlike the gyming culture and the expensive chain of synthetic products around it. Wouldn’t you like a more deeply fulfilling, wholesome lifestyle and maintain that lifestyle for the rest of your life?

People from all walks of life and health problems can start their Yogic journey at any moment of their lives. It tends to heal whoever it is at the receiving end. Yoga as a discipline or a philosophy is one of the most holistic ways to lead a life of balance with all other aspects of your life.

Yoga: a flexible choice

Irrespective of the gurus you come across, you can choose to accept only certain sections of yoga that you’re comfortable with. Yoga gives you a flexible choice in that sense. Yoga is only going to add to your health and enrich your state of mind.

One simple takeaway from all this is that your lifestyle should have things that you can do or keep up with as a part of your life. Just like eating or bathing or even breathing, if I may stretch a little. Yoga is not the only option that you can opt for but it’s one of the best that you have.

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