A fast paced and driven lifestyle combined with erratic food and sleep habits can lead to chronic fatigue syndrome. Yoga can help boost your energy, improve your stamina and help you de-stress. So perform this asanas and mudras in your workplace recommended by yoga expert Shameem Akthar to beat fatigue.
Surya mudra: It is a simple hand gesture you can practise to overcome fatigue and improve your focus. Only sit in sukhasana and keep your eyes shut. Now press your ring finger down with your thumb. Hold it for a few minutes and repeat with the other hand. Repeat several times during the day.
Pranayamasana or prayer pose: This pose will energise you and also prevent vision problems that can occur when you stare steadily at any screen. Keep your palms together in namaste gesture and place your hands on your head so that their base rests on the centre of your hairline. Hold this pose and take a few deep breaths.
The pran mudra: This mudra will remove tiredness and help you de-stress. Sit with your eyes shut. Now touch the tips of the little finger and ring finger to the tip of your thumb. Hold for 3-5 minutes and repeat with another hand.
Prithvi mudra: This mudra will relieve hypertension and help you de-stress. Sit in the meditative pose with your eyes shut. Now touch the tip of the ring finger with the tip of thumb and hold for three to five. Do this with both hands.
The ujjayi breath: This breathing technique can help you tackle fatigue and stress. Sit in sukhasana and inhale with a soft pressure on your throat so that you can hear a rushing sound. Now exhale with the same sound. Breathe nine to twelve times.