Mind on our Muscles.
Chronic muscular tension. It is one of the most common side effects of stress, manifesting itself in stiffness and varying degrees of discomfort and pain.
In my work as a yoga teacher, I am dismayed by the number of people experiencing chronic muscular tension. Even people who think of themselves as relatively happy and stress free experience some level of chronic muscular tension as a result of their work habits, postural habits and lack of stretching exercises. Of course, the greatest pain is felt by those who have experienced a traumatic event or other high levels of stress.
The `experts' have not paid sufficient attention to this condition, …