Shavasana or corpse pose is the pose of laying on your back, arms down by your sides with your palms up and eyes closed. It reduces stress that has accumulated throughout the day and even over a lifetime and seals in the benefits of a well-rounded yoga class.
Cortisol, the chemical that is released when humans perceive a threat and “are under stress”, holds a valuable part in the body’s chemical makeup;
Comparing yourself to others is nothing but bad news… the only good comparison is comparing yourself against your own potential.
Many people get stuck in comparing themselves to others and feeling that they don’t “measure up”. This, of course, leads to feelings of insecurity, low self-esteem, sadness, anxiety and general dissatisfaction with themselves and their life. Learning ways to stop comparing yourself to others can benefit you tremendously and can lead to feeling more content with yourself, less envious of others and more focused on what you need to do in your own life, regardless of what others are doing.