- This winter, I decided to commit to 30 days of yoga in a bid to fight off digital fatigue and boost my mental health.
- Yoga has been reported to have profound health effects on the brain and body, with certain practices even raising the body’s levels of feel-good hormones.
- While I was motivated in the beginning, I found myself struggling to stay focused and enjoy a slower-paced workout.
- But with time, I found support through the online yoga community and was able to ease up on the expectations I had set for myself.
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The last time I did yoga I got a nosebleed.
In a dimly lit room filled with steam, I noticed droplets of blood hitting my mat as I folded myself forward. I jolted to my feet and began weaving through sweaty bodies, eventually slipping out of the studio while gripping a white hand towel speckled with blood.
About a week later, on March 15, 2020, that…