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A Study on Role of Yoga to Handle Stress |

Manju Devi, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Stress has an adverse effect one‘s health, work performance, social life and even therelationship with family members. The stress, factors leading to it and consequences of stress are to be understood at individual and organizationallevel. The changed working conditions, multiple and overlapping roles haveincreased stress to a greater extent at workplace. Stress has emerged as amajor issue for the businesses and has reached alarming proportions due to itsnegative impacts. Organizations must develop stress prevention as well asstress reduction techniques. This paper focuses on Yoga and meditation as thebest practices adopted by organizations to prevent, reduce and to overcome stressat work place.