01/6Angry at the world? Try these yoga poses to calm down

Angry at the world? Try these yoga poses to calm down

There's no doubt, the benefits of yoga are immense. From stress to diabetes, yoga can help treat a host of health issues, mental or physical. If you are not having the best day and need to blow off some steam, yoga may just be the thing you need to help calm down. Practising the right poses can help reduce stress and tension, as well as ease all that restlessness your body is feeling. Here are a few yoga asanas you can try to stay calm and control your anger, even when it can be a real challenge.


02/6Child's pose

Child's pose

If you are really upset and are too riled up, child's pose is probably the easiest pose you can get into and it will help you calm down. All you have to do is kneel on the floor and lay your torso between your thighs. Exhale as you go down. Next, lay your hands out and release them on the floor. Stay in this pose for as long as you need. It has been found to calm the brain and relieve stress.


03/6Reclining Goddess

Reclining Goddess

Practically anyone can do this pose as it is super easy to do. Sit on the ground and grab a medium-height block to place beneath your shoulder blades. Grab another block to use as a pillow. Now let your body rest on the blocks. Make adjustments to get comfortable. Next, make sure your knees are apart and feet are together. Stay in this position for10 deep breath and then release.


04/6Ganesha Mudra

Ganesha Mudra

You can do this asana even at the office. Sit in a comfortable position. Place your right hand in front of the left one. Next, hook the right fingers tightly to the left fingers. Take a big breath and pull your elbows away from each other all while making sure your fingers are all locked in. Repeat this pattern for five breaths.


05/6Warrior III Variation

Warrior III Variation

Begin this position standing straight. Next, place your hands underneath your shoulder and place them either on the block or directly on the floor. Then lift your right leg as high as you can. Stay in those pose for five or 10 breaths and then do this again on the other side.


06/6Devotional Warrior

Devotional Warrior

Get into warrior one to begin this position. Next, let your hands fall back and clasp them tight from behind. Take a big breath to open up your chest and exhale while you lower down to get your head near your right knee. Allow it to go further down. Stay here for three breaths and repeat this practice on the other side.