How to keep practicing yoga when you're feeling really low
January 23, 2015
Many of us are intimately familiar with depression. It’s a force that can glue us to the couch, zap our energy, and make us forget that we have friends or hobbies, and it runs particularly rampant this time of year, with our post-holiday emotional hangovers and the cold, dark weather taking a toll on our moods.
During this time, our brains and hearts may try to convince us that even if we could take action to feel better, nothing would help anyway. We desperately need mindful self care when we’re feeling depressed, but we resist it more than ever.
So we have to make healing as appealing and as manageable as possible. Here’s how to keep practicing yoga when you’re feeling depressed.