If you’ve ever been stressed out, you know that stress can accumulate and manifest itself physically. But most often it originates in the mind. In Western society, the to-do lists can feel never ending, leaving very little time for self-care. It’s imperative to set aside some time every day to focus on your own health and well-being. This will help you reduce stress, prevent sickness and disease and help slow down the aging process. Try these 11 yoga poses — each one simple enough that anyone can do them — and, with time, you will see your flexibility improve, your stress levels reduce and notice a refreshing feeling of well-being and inner peace.