International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Yoga and Meditation | India | Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021


Effect of Cyclic Meditation on Sleep Quality, Psychological Well-being and Quality of Life among Working Professionals during the Lockdown Period

Manjeesh TG | Dr. Suma T


Abstract: Background: Rest assumes a crucial function healthy and prosperity for a mind-blowing duration. Getting enough quality rest at the correct occasions can help secure your emotional well-being, actual wellbeing, personal satisfaction, and security. Cyclic meditation is a guided relaxation technique which reduces the sympathetic arousal and there by helps in overall health in the individuals. Aim: To evaluate the relationship between Cyclic Meditation and Sleep Quality, Psychological Well-being and Quality of Life. Methods: A sample size of 60 working professionals, between the age group of 30-60 years from different sectors were selected. The participants were divided into two groups equally matched through a randomized control study. One group was provided with Cyclic meditation for 30 minutes a day continuously for 21days. The other group was left the usual during the period. And used Sleep Revolution Sleep Quality, DASS21 and Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale questionnaires. Intervention: The study was focused on the Sleep Quality, Psychological Well-being and Quality of Life of working professionals during COVID 19. Cyclic Meditation has been taken as intervention over physical training. Cyclic meditation correlates with Social Intelligence, Sleep Quality, Quality of Life and Stress. Result: The Pre and post results showed Cyclic Meditation is positively analyzed with Sleep Quality, Psychological Well-being and Quality of Life. Conclusion: Yogic practices were found to be beneficial in an Improvement of Sleep Quality, Psychological Well-being and Quality of Life of the test group as compared to those of the control group who were not given any training in yogic practices.


Keywords: Cyclic Meditation for working professionals, Sleep Quality, COVID-19 Pandemic, Lockdown, Psychological Well-being and Quality of Life, The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021,


Pages: 163 - 168


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