Exercise to Reduce Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression

Exercise to Reduce Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression

Everyone knows that exercise improves physical health. You’ve likely heard of its metabolism-boosting, blood sugar-lowering and cardioprotective benefits. Less commonly discussed are exercise’s powerful depression- and anxiety-reducing effects. Although there are many...
The Benefits of Yoga Beyond Flexibility

The Benefits of Yoga Beyond Flexibility

Yoga is touted as being one of the best forms of physical activity for enhancing flexibility and overall strength. A quick examination of yoga’s history, however, reveals that its initial purpose had very little to do with improving joint range of motion or strength....
Deep Breathing Exercises to Supercharge Your Life

Deep Breathing Exercises to Supercharge Your Life

Sitting in the back of the cab, my palms were sweating and my heart was racing. I was on the way to what I considered at the time to be one of the biggest career opportunities of my life. In the driver seat was an affable guy in his 50s with a gray ponytail descending...
How to Use Food to Ease Anxiety

How to Use Food to Ease Anxiety

For many people, stress levels are at an all-time high. Although we can’t completely remove the sources of stress from our lives, we can find tools and techniques that can help us better manage the stress. Improving sleep habits, increasing physical activity,...