January is considered the month of memories, as it is the time when most people plan to relax and reflect on the year that has passed. Along with the “throwback” on social media, we are in a flurry of New Year’s celebrations and work holidays, the festivities bring many of us a sense of loneliness. and isolation. The holiday blues are often caused by unfortunate life incidents, single households, deteriorating relationships, or health concerns. This is mostly because people find it difficult to navigate their thoughts and emotions during stressful times.
Here’s how to overcome it, in brief, according to the “metro” website.
● Practice Yoga-Based Meditation Methods: In your routine, include morning and evening practices of scientific, non-pharmaceutical meditation methods combined with local medicine. With a group of physicians and scientists, we conducted research studies with participants who reported symptoms of anxiety, depression and insomnia – and explored their responses to protocols of such methods.
We were stunned to see a 72-82% reduction in symptoms, along with an improvement in quality of life, within 4-8 weeks of regular yoga practice.-
Work on Your Belief Systems: In the hustle and bustle of life, we often tend to build mental blocks and behavioral patterns that do not serve our well-being. Journaling is an exceptional tool for reinforcing positive thoughts and feelings – leading to building healthy belief systems. Engaging true intention and emotion while writing something down can affect Neural pathways to help show our goals.-
● Expression and Communication: Humans are expressive beings. We need supportive environments in which we can communicate freely and engage in non-judgmental awareness. Be open to expressing whether it is taking up new hobbies, exploring gut feelings, or building relationships. When thoughts, words, and actions align, we are likely to experience profound happiness.