12 Yoga poses to help relieve anxiety

Did you know that anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting nearly 40 million adults ages 18 and older? What’s even more shocking is that while anxiety disorders are highly treatable, only about one-third of those suffering actually seek and receive treatment.

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Inner beauty is lovely, and understanding someone in a way other than judgment of their outer layers is something many tend to fall short in adherence to. Now, when you think of what is attractive to you, do you think of a pretty face or handsome featur

Taking a Break to Breathe

The positive is that there are many valuable options you can incorporate into your routine that can help decrease stress. Examples are walking outdoors, yoga, meditation, and journaling. But what can you do for yourself when none of these are available to you in the moment that you are feeling stress? The answer is to breathe. Just, breathe. Breathing is the foundation of life. Breath that flows unencumbered by stress allows our bodies to function fully and optimally. Breathing is the first line of defense against stress, anxiety and panic. Just what is important is that when you breathe, you breathe naturally and from your diaphragm.

When you are feeling stress the body automatically begins to respond to combat that stress. One of the ways in which it