Yoga to Beat 'Election Depression'
Psychiatrists recommending yoga in the US in the lead-up to the elections.
Therapists in America are claiming to have seen an increase in depression in recent months, a phenomenon they are, at least in part, putting down to the election; 'election depression' as they are dubbing it. Psychiatrists across the United States have reported an upsurge in the number of people who feel debilitated by their fears of what's to come after November 8, given how unpopular Clinton and Trump are in their own worrisome ways.
Fantastically, a growing number of these psychiatrists are prescribing not medication but yoga to help soothe the election-related distress. Therapists who spoke to Reuters Health, a Science and Health magazine based in the United States, explained that they were advising clients to limit exposure to the news and take up breathing exercises and yoga to calm down. To read the full article, please click on the link below. We'd also love to hear your views on this, so please comment away :)