Jun 20

How Dangerous is Bikram Yoga?

How Dangerous is Bikram Yoga? Bikram yoga studios are popping up everywhere these days, but how safe is it really? All forms of exercise pose some risk of injury, even yoga, but not many of them carry the same risk of death compared with Bikram. Bikram is a modern form of yoga named after its …

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Jun 20

Why Depression is the Leading Cause of Disability Around the World: Shocking New Data

 Why Depression is the Leading Cause of Disability Around the World: Shocking New Data According to the latest statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 300 million people around the globe are suffering from depression. There has been an increase of 18 percent in the number of people who report that they are …

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Jun 14

The Importance of Cooling Down After Yoga Sessions

  The Importance of Cooling Down After Yoga Sessions   Cooling down is a key part of a successful yoga practice. As with all forms of working out, cooling down ease the muscles out of the strenuous activity they have been doing. Unfortunately, some people skimp on their cool down or don’t do it the …

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Jun 13

How Improv Theater Techniques Can Help Kids with Autism

How Improv Theater Techniques Can Help Kids with Autism Have you considered trying improv theater or using these techniques to help your child with autism? The Psychology Lab at Indiana State University has discovered that improvisational theater can help kids learn social skills and improve their behavior. What is Improv Theater? Improv theater, also known …

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Jun 07

The Importance of Warming Up Before Yoga

  The Importance of Warming Up Before Yoga Warming up is a key part of a successful yoga practice. As with all forms of working out, warming up the muscles gradually prepares them for the hard work they are about to do. It is the best way, along with cooling down, and listening to your …

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Jun 06

How You Can Support Your Partner During Postpartum Depression

How You Can Support Your Partner During Postpartum Depression Postpartum depression can affect your entire family, and it is essential that you support your partner. According to Psychology Today, postpartum depression can improve if you show your support and are consistent with your help. There are several steps you can take to help your partner. …

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May 30

I am a Christian. Can I Do Yoga?

I am a Christian. Can I Do Yoga?   Many people interested in yoga in the West shy away from it because it seems weird, New Age, something for hippies, or a thing that non-Westerners, and therefore non-Christians do. The truth is that while yoga is used in certain religions as an aid to health, …

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