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Yoga for Back Pain

Have you tried everything that conventional medicine has to offer for your spinal problem but are still hurting—and as such are looking for an …

Coping with Anxiety When People Aren’t There for You

<b>“People aren't always going to be there for you. That's why you need to learn to handle things on your own.” ~Unknown</b><p>Anxiety is a box around your …

12 Things Depressed People Want Their Friends to Know

No. 7 is so important.<p><b>1. If I cancel plans, don't take it personally.</b> Sometimes I'm just too depressed to leave the house. It's not your fault <i>or mine</i>.<p><b>2. Reminding me that the circumstances of my life really aren't that bad doesn't make me feel any better.</b> I know I have a good job and really …

How to talk to someone with anxiety | Guardian readers and Sarah Marsh

On average one in four people will be affected by anxiety. Those who have experienced it explain what you can say and do to help<p>We live surrounded by anxiety. New research published in the journal Brain and Behaviour found that in 2013 there were an estimated 8.2m cases of anxiety in the UK. Women …

Mental Health

Kristen Bell Wrote An Essay On Depression And It’s Perfect

"There is such an extreme stigma about mental health issues, and I can’t make heads or tails of why it exists."<p>Kristen Bell is once again shattering the stereotype that mental illness defines a person.<p>Bell wrote an essay for TIME on Tuesday, in which she opened up about her own experiences with …

Mandy Ingber shares 10 yoga poses for a better mood - TODAY.com

Yoga can benefit you no matter what mood you find yourself in. Emotion is motivating when we put it into motion. Yoga will uplift you if you are feeling sluggish or down, relax you if you feel high-strung, and soften your edges if you are feeling angry. This 10-minute series is from my new book, …

Yoga

This Wacky New Gadget Is Like a Keurig for Weed

Today there’s basically a “Keurig” for everything. From tortillas to alcohol, machines are now happy to crank out single servings of just whatever you wish. And hey, should you wish to hang out Snoop Dogg style (legally and medically, we’re sure), there’s now a Keurig for that too — except …

ANKRD55: A new gene involved in Multiple Sclerosis is discovered - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease, characterised by demyelination and the onset of chronic, neurodegenerative damage of the central …

Ohio's Going Green, Approves Medical Marijuana

Ohio's legislature has agreed to make the state the 25th in the nation to put laws on the books allowing for the possession and use of medical marijuana.<p>The decision comes after $20 million in pro-cannabis spending failed to convince voters to pass pro-pot recreational laws last November. Although …

I Tried to Cure My Insomnia by Listening to My Own Voice in My Sleep

Every night, I listened to a recording of my own voice repeating: "I will sleep so deeply tonight; I will have a restful night and wake up feeling awake and alert."<p>The first time I tried Ativan, I was 15. I had to spend the night in the emergency room, and I was given one "to take the edge off." It …

11 Safe for Dogs Human Foods - Quiet Corner

Whether you feed your pet table scraps or supplement his diet, here are good and bad foods for Fido.<p>We know it’s best to avoid feeding man’s best …

How clever is your dog? Take these tests to find out...

Telegraph vet Pete Wedderburn selects five exercises to test your faithful companion’s brainpower.<p>1. Observational learning<p>Choose a time of day that is not the normal time when you walk your dog. When the dog is looking at you, silently pick up your coat and keys, and the dog’s leash, then stop …

12 Struggles Only Girls With Depression Will Understand

No. 8 is too real.<p><b>1. You're tired all the time</b><b>.</b> Literally what does it feel like to be awake and full of energy?<p><b>2. Which means you miss so many fun parties.</b> And for some reason, saying, "Sorry, I couldn't make it I was feeling really weird and depressed and had to stay in" makes people …

Anxiety, Depression or Both?

Anxiety and depression go together like peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, or bacon and eggs. And while they don't exactly taste great …

To the Wife Who Has Anxiety and Depression, From Your Husband

<i>Written by Brandon Geib</i><p>To my wife and my best friend,<p>When we first met five years ago, I never thought I would be writing this. As we stood on stage in front of all of those strangers, acting our hearts out, I never once believed we would find ourselves here. We've come a long way.<p>When we first …

Food For Thought: How Gut Bacteria Help Regulate Inflammation In The Brain

If you’ve ever felt like your stomach is controlling your mind, then you could be on to something, as researchers have now revealed what appears to …

​'​Sick​ and​ asphyxiating​'​​ – why we live in an age of anxiety

These are anxious times – one in five Britons suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. We examine what makes everyday stresses spiral out of control, and four writers reveal how their fears rule their lives<p>Anxiety plagues our times. In the UK, 19% of people suffer from depression and anxiety, …

Mental Health

A 10-Minute Meditation Session for Beginners

You’ve heard that meditation is “good for you,” but the benefits are far beyond just feeling better. Meditation is the practical method for taking …

Meditation

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …

Weight Loss

How To Cure A Migraine: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are …

Migraines

I have anxiety disorder — here's how it affects my daily life

<b>This is one writer’s story about her anxiety. We recognize that not everyone with anxiety has the same experience.</b><p>I’ve dealt with anxiety disorder …

These Standing Yoga Poses Will Transform Your Posture

Straighten that spine.<p>This one goes out to anyone who has been repeatedly told to stand up straight.<p>Good posture is the foundation for a well-functioning body, which means you need to observe the way you carry yourself when you're upright. In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Vytas Baskauskas …

Hello, I Have Anxiety, How Are You?

<b>May is Mental Health Awareness month</b>.It is now May.So, hello, mental health. <i>I am aware of you</i>.I am aware of you because my mental health is <i>on the</i> …

10 Instant Ways to Calm Yourself Down

As a highly-sensitive person (as defined by Elaine Aron in her bestseller <i>The Highly Sensitive Person</i>), I’m easily overwhelmed, or over-aroused (not …

4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

The 15-Minute Workout That’ll Leave You Chill AF

Better energy is just a few poses away.<p>Still looking for your second wind after your third cup of coffee? Girl, namaste. Sounds counterintuitive, but one of the best ways to get amped is to slow things down. Way down. <i>(Tone up, beat stress, and feel great with Rodale's new With Yoga DVD.)</i><p>"One bout …

This Is What Happens to Your Brain During a Panic Attack, According to Science

Each year, six million Americans experience at least one panic attack, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. As an …

Panic Attacks

Neuroscience discovers 5 things that will make you happy

So what's going to make you happy? Let's get more specific: What's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let's focus on things that are simple and easy …

Fitness: five steps to motivate yourself

It’s one thing to start a new health regime but how do you stick to it? Oliver Burkeman on the art of training your brain<p>It’s often said that getting fit and staying healthy are mainly in the mind: they’re a matter of motivation. What’s less frequently mentioned is that the mind is a uniquely …

Motivation