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Breathing-based yoga may help treat major depression

Antidepressant medication is considered a primary treatment for major depression, but the drugs fail to fully work for more than half of Americans …

Yoga

Yogic breathing can help fight depression

Meditation can help alleviate severe depression in people who do not fully respond to drugs, reports a new study. Researchers found significant …

How to Become a Better Athlete with Yoga

<b>Benefits of Yoga for Athletes</b><p>The practice of yoga increases strength, coordination, flexibility, and concentration, which are always very valuable …

Yoga

Do 3 Minutes of This Kundalini Yoga Exercise Every Day For Better Sex

Sat Kriya is a powerful Kundalini kriya known to work on all levels of your being. Sat Kriya is so effective because it balances the energies of the …

Haunted by a face, mother of slain toddler finds restorative justice 21 years later

That smirk.There was something disturbing about the way Paul Littlejohn, just a teenager, wore it at his sentencing, the way it radiated an attitude …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

7 Lessons to Remember When Life Seems to Suck

<b>“I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges… I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I winced …

'Crusaders' Member Alerted FBI to Group Accused in Kansas Plot Targeting Somalis

WICHITA, Kan. — An anti-Muslim militia group in Kansas calling itself "The Crusaders" first came to the government's attention when one of its members, alarmed by the heightening talk of violence, contacted FBI agents and became a confidential source, prosecutors said.<p>The new details came Thursday …

A woman turned down her boyfriend’s marriage proposal. Then he killed her, police say.

Jason Eaton went to his girlfriend’s Indiana home last week with an engagement ring, he told police.<p>He planned on proposing to Wendy Sabatini, according to court documents.<p>But Sabatini told Eaton “no” before he even got the question out.<p>Then, Eaton grabbed a gun, he later told police.<p>Eaton now …

Crime

15 Survival Tips for Anyone Living With a Mixture of Anxiety and Depression

<b>This piece was written by</b> <b>Sarah Hughes</b><b>, a Thought Catalog contributor.</b><p>I just finished my fifth year of high school (barely) and I am beyond excited …

Four Simple Positive Psychology Interventions That Could Change Your Life

Positive Psychology (PP) is generally considered to be a subfield of psychology. Refreshingly, PP focuses on what is positive about human beings, …

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Evan Thomson, a researcher from the University of British Colombia, has confirmed that the Buddhist teaching of a constantly changing self is …

Psychics Who Hear Voices Could Be On to Something

The ways some “healthy voice hearers” cope might be able to help people with psychotic disorders.<p>Jessica Dorner was lying in bed at her cousin’s house when her grandmother, a “pushy lady” in an apron who had been dead for several years, appeared in front of her. “I know you can see me,” Jessica …

Mental Health

10 harmless mind tricks that make people like you

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to …

Self-help

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of | Inc.com

Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something (unintentional, even) that causes a negative reaction.<p>Things can get ugly fast. Words are …

Self-help