A Yogi Kitchen

By Melissa Mitchell | Mindful Food, Delicious Yoga

Could Gut Health Affect Anxiety?

While the link between gut health and mental health has already been established, a new study sheds light on why exactly digestive health could be associated with anxiety.<p>The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Cork In Ireland, found a connection between gut microbes and miRNAs …

Microbiome

My Office Today

Waiting on the Upper West Side<p>This was my office today.<p>It wasn’t supposed to be. It was supposed to be a very different day.<p>First, I was supposed to …

The 5 Biggest Problems Control Freaks Create for Themselves

Trying to control everything will backfire.<p>As a psychotherapist, I'd estimate about 25 percent of people who enter my office aren't actually looking to change themselves. Instead, they're seeking support in their efforts to fix someone else.<p>One woman came into my office asking, "How do I get my …

Self-improvement

How Jessamyn Stanley fights being 'deeply afraid of' her body

<b>(CNN) —</b> At first glance, Jessamyn Stanley's Instagram account is irreverent, at a minimum. She's a self-proclaimed "large-bodied" and "queer" woman doing difficult yoga poses in her skivvies. And at a glance, her new book, "Every Body Yoga," may look like a how-to guide for people to start …

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This Simple Hack May Help With Anxiety

Trying this ASAP.<p>Looking for a way to help manage anxiety? Grab a pen.<p>Logging your stressors in a journal might help mitigate those emotions, according to new research presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America’s 2017 conference.<p>Researchers found that those who wrote down each …

Anxiety

This yoga sequence will help you find self-compassion and kindness

If you’ve been practicing the primary ashtanga yoga series for a while now, you know that it’s taxing to say the least. Some part of your body always …

Yoga

5 easy yoga poses that can seriously relieve anxiety

According to the The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) about 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety. It’s the leading mental …

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself

If you're feeling stressed, there are healthy ways to deal with your feelings.<p>If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget …

Self-improvement

15 Soothing Mindfulness Quotes That Will Calm Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety Disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

8 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Pretty much everyone is interested in learning what makes people tick.<p>Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts …

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Be The Skillful One In Your Family

So, we’re here. It’s the biggest holiday of the year for a lot of us .Maybe you’re already with family. Breathe! I don’t have any great advice about …

10 Things to Know About Chakras

by Morag,<i><br>Guest writer, In5D.com</i><p>Chakra maintenance is a large part of the awakening process, of toning down the control our ego has over our thoughts, …

Here's How Yoga Can Drastically Improve Your Gut Health

I can still remember the first time I was dragged to a yoga class by my friend Lana.<p>Lana had a rough couple of years packed with extreme stress that …

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5 Common Food Myths This Registered Dietitian Wants You To Forget Right Now

Oh, food myths, how you make my job as a registered dietitian both endlessly entertaining and utterly frustrating. I’m not sure where these culinary …

My Office Today

Here’s my office today. It’s not that exciting or even glamorous, but I keep telling you, that my traveling, teaching and cooking looks a lot more …

They Work Like Magic: Top Daily Rituals To Get What You Want And Elevate Your Spirit

As a teacher of personal growth, I am often asked about my favorite daily practices to stay on track towards my intentions and in alignment with the person I want to be in the world. I love this question because the fact of the matter is that manifesting your desires and living each day with an …

Meditation

21 Wise Dalai Lama Quotes to Enrich Your Life

The name Dalai Lama means Ocean of Wisdom.<p>Dalai Lama quotes are just a proоf of his wisdom, and are spread throughout the world by those who want to …

Have You Ever Been Made Happier by a “Modest Splurge?” Of What? For Me, Magic Markers.

I’m an <b>under-buyer</b>, and for the most part, I dislike shopping, errands, and buying stuff.In fact, one of my <b>happiness-project resolutions</b> is to</b> …

Happiness

A Yogi Kitchen

`<b>Over at breatheOnline we’re starting week 3 and focusing on yoga poses to help us manage our anxiety and depression.</b><p><b>Getting ready for this week I’ve</b> …

The best way to protect your memory? YOGA: Stretching and meditation are better at preventing dementia than brain training games

• <b>Both memory exercises and yoga and meditation improved verbal memory</b>• <b><br>But spiritual path improved visual-spatial memory to a greater degree</b>• <b><br>Comes into</b> …

The Top 5 Things to Stop Doing in Yoga

You’ve heard a bunch about Stop Doing Lists, right? Lots of business coaches and inspirational speakers are talking about them, especially recently …

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Arthritis has got my back

I love you guys. I really do. I keep saying I’m going to get better at writing more consistently and then I don’t. You keep showing up, though. I …