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Why Kids Need to Be Able to Tolerate Uncomfortable Feelings

In our first session, Isabel, an agitated newcomer to therapy, declared: “I can’t stand it when Molly is upset about anything. For 16 years, it’s …

10 Benefits of Restorative Yoga

With the explosion of yoga in the West, there’s been an influx of yoga styles, each expressing their own blend of breathing, poses, meditation, …

Self-Compassion for Parents

When was the last time you beat yourself up for a parenting failure? Perhaps your daughter got a D+ on the math test—and you regret some harsh words. …

Yogic breathing helps fight major depression, study shows

<i>Controlled breathing practices show promise in patients who don't fully respond to antidepressants -</i><p>A breathing-based meditation practice known as …

Yoga

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Immune System

Yoga Helps At-risk Girls Cope with Trauma, Georgetown Law Report Finds

New research finds yoga helps vulnerable girls after sexual violence and other childhood trauma. Georgetown Law's Center on Poverty and Inequality …

The Role Of Yoga In Healing Trauma

Missy Hart grew up in Redwood City, Calif. — in gangs, on the street, in the foster care system and in institutions.<p>"Where I'm from," the 26-year-old says, "you're constantly in alert mode, like fight or flight."<p>But at age 13, when she was incarcerated in juvenile hall for using marijuana, she …

Mental Health

Adrenal Balance

Our two adrenal glands are located on top of each kidney. From this perch, they not only have access to a rich blood supply, but are also close to …

This is Your Brain on Yoga

We all know that yoga does wonders for the mind. Even novices of asana, pranayama, and meditation report feeling increased mental stability and …

Neurology

Everything You Need to Teach Evolution - Science of Learning — Science of Learning | PBS

Evolution is the central unifying principle of biology and yet, it is an area of science that is rife with conflict. This conflict is purely societal …

Yoga – Benefits Beyond the Mat

Published: February, 2015<p>Yoga, an ancient practice and meditation, has become increasingly popular in today's busy society. For many people, yoga …