Everyone gets stressed at some point in their lives. The job, relationships, financial struggles, or other personal issues, can all add to the stress pile, resulting in harmful health consequences. These can range from depression, to physical changes like inflammation…Read more
Take a long deep breath, filling your belly with fresh oxygen. Pause and hold. Now exhale slowly on a five-count. Repeat the exercise four times. Congratulations! You’ve just steadied your body’s nervous system. Controlled breathing, like what you just did,…Read more
Kids Are Stressed Too: This Woman is Using Yoga to Help Them Calm Down and Connect. And It’s Working.
Our lives are often very busy. Working parents, school, groceries, activities, meal prep and homework can pack in a schedule tight, and with hurried daily lives can come stress. Most of us experience it. But many of us busy adults…Read more
The longest footrace in the world is 3,100 miles long and it takes place over 52 days. It sounds awe-inspiring. Visions of vast vistas float through my mind: images of runners cresting over hills, of those trying the impossible coming…Read more
Many of us are concerned with our physical health. But how many of us take time to consider how happy we’re feeling or how much our life nourishes our spirit? Any hands? Part of our lack of willingness to look…Read more
The process of meditation can be as helpful for those suffering from depression as taking anti-depressants and other medications, new research suggests. Gaining a peaceful mind through practicing meditation can help prevent a person from sliding back into a depression…Read more