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Yoga for Mental Health

5 Yoga Poses To Beat The Blues

Intent | Posted 04.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Intent

Yoga's unique mind-body approach is being used more and more to reduce stress in cases of PTSD, treat depression, and to enhance overall well-being. The following three studies provide some insight into the benefits of yoga for depression and anxiety.

Sex Scandals Got You Down? 6 Ways Yoga Helps Heal Invisible Wounds

Suzanne Clores | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Suzanne Clores

I cannot imagine handling the intense social, political and personal challenges of American adulthood without drawing on yoga's very practical healing methods. But that's just me. See for yourself.

Yoga: Connecting Community and Caring

Rob Schware | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

"I'm a survivor of domestic violence. My tools for transitioning from victim to survivor have been traditional therapy, peer support, creative pursuits, and yoga. Yoga has been vital in managing my PTSD symptoms and in moving internally from surviving to living."

Journey To Well-Being: New Light On Yoga For Depression And Anxiety

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Weintraub's book comes at a time when an increasing number of Americans are seeking alternative treatments to antidepressant medications with limited effectiveness and disturbing side effects.