Yoga and Mental Health

Yoga and Mental Health

  |   Breathwork, Mental Fitness, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Trauma, Yoga, Yoga & Meditation   |   No comment

Yoga and mental health are inextricably intertwined. Yoga helps promote mindfulness, healing from trauma, and boosts creativity.   Yoga has been thoroughly studied for its mental health benefits and has been proven to help with anxiety, depression, and many other mental health disorders. Even without a specific...

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Walking the Divine Fido

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How Dogs Can Help Us Heal and Inspire Prayerful Practices   ↓ ↓   Praying to dog? Studies have shown prayer has a positive impact on mental and physical health and healing—regardless of who or what you pray to.     When it comes to divine attribution, felines generally grab the limelight over...

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5 Ways to Deal With Difficult People

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  Feeling like you might throttle someone? Try these tactics instead.     Ah, difficult people. There are passive aggressive—the ones who “forget” and put pork in a vegetarian’s dinner. Then there are the grumpy misanthropes, the abusive yellers, the self-centered narcissists, the Debbie Downers or Woe-Me-ers. If we’re...

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Celebrate February: The month with your heart in mind

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    Traditionally, we associate flowers, chocolates, Cupid and other Valentine’s Day sentiments of devotion with February. But there’s another reason to celebrate this “month of love.” It’s American Heart Month. With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the U.S. – at 165 deaths per 100,000...

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Eat Broccoli for Aching Joints?

  |   Aching Joints, Arthritis, Inflammation   |   No comment

Researchers have long known that cruciferous vegetables—members of the cabbage family like Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and bok choy—are among the healthiest you can eat, with cancer-fighting and anti-inflammation properties. Now it looks like these super greens, especially broccoli, might help protect against osteoarthritis as well.   Broccoli...

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Yoga for Arthritis

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↓ Hurting? Yoga for arthritis can soothe your joints and diminish pain.   There are over 100 different types of arthritis, but all involve some version of joint pain, stiffness, and/or swelling, and almost all can benefit from a yoga for arthritis practice. You may think a yoga practice involves...

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Tai Chi Battles Depression

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  ↓   Three months of practicing the Chinese martial art of tai chi led to significantly reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese-Americans.     According to the American Tai Chi and Qigong Association, tai chi developed in 12th-century China. Practitioners incorporate motion, meditation, and deep breathing; the simplest forms have...

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3 Reasons and 3 Ways to Eat Bananas

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  ↓ Bananas get a bad rap from a lot of fitness fans. Although sugary, this tropical fruit provides some seriously positive health benefits.         Bananas are the most commonly purchased supermarket fruit, but their bad reputation for delivering a deluge of sugary carbs keeps them off the shopping...

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Coping With Negative People

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“No one consciously chooses discord over harmony, but our established patterns of behavior often rule our lives without consideration for our own good or for the wellbeing of others.”     Suppose there is someone in your life who contacts you often and regularly expresses a negative attitude....

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