Burnout? Yoga and meditation are helpful!

Burnout? Yoga and meditation are helpful!

Burnout is a disease that is closely linked to the hustle and bustle of modern times. There is a whole range of methods to treat burnout. However, many are not without side effects or are not sustainable. The situation is completely different with yoga and meditation: They are - this has been scientifically proven - well suited for both the treatment and the avoidance of burnout.

How does burnout come about?

Burnout - in English: to be burned out - is a disease that reacts to being overwhelmed. This means that the disease can affect everyone, from housewives to managers. Every person is different. This means that every person has a different stress limit. And it also means that everyone's symptoms can be slightly different. Some become restless and
can't sleep well. Others are prone to depressive moods. Still others have backaches or headaches that have no organic cause. Gastrointestinal problems are also sometimes a sign of burnout. Do you think you have burnout? Important: The doctor should make the exact diagnosis (and delimitation of possible organic diseases)!

The dilemma of drugs & Co.

Of course there is also a pill against burnout. However, it has also been scientifically proven that burnout often recurs when therapy only treats its symptoms and not the causes. Psychological treatments that work in a cause-oriented manner are therefore helpful, but also yoga and meditation in particular. The two methods integrated ancient traditions that
existed for centuries and are not without reason particularly popular today. They have a holistic effect, i.e. their healing effects include body, mind and soul. And that is exactly what a burnout person needs.

Yoga against burnout

Have you ever been to a yoga class? If not, be sure to try it out. What is striking: A yoga class has different elements. There are the classic exercises - asanas - many of which are known. Typical examples are the downward-facing dog, the warrior postures or the sun salutation series of exercises. The asanas in yoga are supplemented by breathing exercises, the so-called pranayama. Breathing control is particularly important for the patient with burnout. Then -
This has also been scientifically proven - people who are overwhelmed tend to breathe incorrectly. Some breathe frantically, others hold their breath. Neither is healthy and has negative consequences for the organism. Yoga allows the breath to flow naturally again - and you feel better. Yoga classes are rounded off with relaxation and mediation.

Meditation against burnout

Just like relaxation, meditation is also a therapy against burnout, the beneficial effects of which have been scientifically proven. If you are interested in meditation, you will learn in the first hour (also in yoga, by the way).), all thoughts of private or professional stress outside
to leave the door. In the beginning it may be that your thoughts are learned to focus on positive things, later you will manage to just let thoughts pass you by like clouds. So you will be able to take a break from everyday life.

Scientifically proven: Yoga and meditation are valuable support

Yoga and meditation bring a lot of good things into your life. They give you strength and poise - both internally and externally. You will learn to breathe properly and create new energy. And through relaxation and meditation you will feel the serenity that is so important. All of this offers you valuable support - also around the prevention of burnout. You become more careful
and evaluate better what is good for you and what is not. And that is exactly an important basis for avoiding burnout.

Start now: Yoga and meditation!

Since the effects of yoga and meditation have been scientifically proven, the methods are also supported by many health insurance companies. Alternatively, test yoga studios, book a taster course online or take a course in the fitness studio. Try it!