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Stress

De-Stress Your Life

Most of my clients come to a yoga class with the goal of leaving some stress behind. This past Tuesday, my friend Paula Guilbeault-Roballo, a classical homeopath, came to the studio and did a talk for us and the tips she shared were amazing!

Why do you want to keep doing yoga? Yoga is the modality that comes closest to a homeopathic treatment, Paula says. Focusing on the breath, and sending the breath deep into the lungs has an instant effect on your autonomous nervous system.

But in addition to yoga, Paula suggested that some of the food we eat may alleviate stress, but some others may trigger it.

Do you feel stressed and on edge?

Imagine this: It’s the end of a long day and you bump into someone you know. They greet you with the usual: “Hey Ricky, how are things?” You roll your eyes, smile a tired smile… “Don’t ask!,” is your only reply. Immediately, you feel connected as your colleague is likely feeling the same way.

For many, this is a daily scenario. At the end of the day you long to go home and relax. Your head hurts, your shoulders are tight and your legs are stiff from sitting all day. Sadly, many get home only to start their evening drill!