All is well, when the mind feels well.
Hence in yoga, great importance is given to the wellness of the mind.
Regular practice of yoga, benefits the mind in the following ways:
Yoga increases peace of mind
Yoga improves alertness and clarity
Yoga increases ability to deal stress – both short and long term
Yoga increases concentration of mind
Yoga improves self-esteem
Yoga decreases reliance on drugs
Yoga provides greater energy and enthusiasm for life
When the mind is not well, the symptoms are:
Negative feelings and emotions, which make you feel lazy and lethargic
A dip in energy level and enthusiasm
Doing yoga is of utmost importance, when the mind is not well. Regular practice of yoga, can pull you out of negativity, and bring you back to your true nature – of peace, joy and enthusiasm
With yoga you can attend to the peace within you, and there will be peace everywhere around you