An internal mirror to the mind, yoga is an essential tool to combat the perils of hasty urban life, overstimulation and workplace stress. Experts decode the power of yoga in attaining focus and creating a balance between work and wellness
Each year, International Day of Yoga is celebrated on June 21. Image courtesy: AFP
Modern work environments are endowed with high levels of demand. Long work hours, stiff competition and a tech-enabled lifestyle can create a whirlpool of challenges. The major one being chronic stress which is known to have detrimental effects on physical and mental wellness. This high-stress work culture is further fuelled by tight deadlines, crippling targets, and a desire to stand out.