Posted by on March 25, 2014 in Yoga Benefits | 0 comments

What is stress ?

Stress is defined as a genetically determined pattern of response of the human physiology to a demanding situation . Such demanding situations could be of two types :

a. Physical – like accidents, burns, major surgeries , infections, pregnancy etc.,  Which make demands on the entire physiology.

b. Psychological – which can occur independently or as a reaction to the physical

stress.  Examples are – life situations that evoke emotional responses like – fear anxiety, tension , worry , jealousy , hatred, anger, excitement, conflicts, etc. It may be a temporary stress, demanding only an immediate adaptation process. Or it may be a  long – standing one, leaving deep – seated subconscious impressions ladingTo prolonged tensions.

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