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A Study on Yoga and Meditation to Handle Stress |

Mahesh Kumar, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Stress has an adverse effect one‘s health, workperformance, social life and even the relationship with family members. Thestress, factors leading to it and consequences of stress are to be understoodat individual and organizational level. The changed working conditions,multiple and overlapping roles have increased stress to a greater extent atworkplace. Stress has emerged as a major issue for the businesses and hasreached alarming proportions due to its negative impacts. Organizations mustdevelop stress prevention as well as stress reduction techniques. This paperfocuses on Yoga and meditation as the best practices adopted by organizationsto prevent, reduce and to overcome stress at work place.