6 Ayurveda Tools to Reduce Stress, Depression and Anxiety

By
Dr. Jim Brooks

In spite of the many advances in the field of mental health, it is estimated that about 1/3 of our population is suffering from some form of diagnosable mental illness at any given time.  The cost of mental health care in the U.S. alone is approximately 1 trillion dollars annually.

Yoga for Stressful Times

The entire globe is reacting to the unexpected results of the United States election last week. Some are celebrating, elated and triumphant; others are mourning, devastated and scared. Regardless of where you... Read more

Nourish Yourself - 5 Tips for Replenishing Your Energy

In the past two weeks the pile of unopened mail in my kitchen has grown taller and more unruly. Every so often I try to neaten its edges but I have done nothing to reduce its size. It’s not that I don’t want... Read more

3 Yoga Practices To Help Calm Career Anxieties

When it comes to the nature of one’s career, and its future trajectory, there are so many possibilities nowadays. With some working entirely through the “app” economy (e.g. through Uber, Thumbtack, et cetera... Read more

How Yoga Helped One Teacher Overcome Anxiety and Depression

How does yoga affect lives? For one example, read this moving interview with yoga teacher Amanda Reh, who teaches wildly popular donation based yoga classes in Orlando, Florida. Amanda talks with writer... Read more

15 Natural Remedies For A Good Night's Sleep

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 30 percent of adults experience some form of insomnia. Some have trouble getting to sleep in the first place, while others wake up a few hours after... Read more

How Yogic Breathing Brings Relief from Stress

Yogic, or conscious breathing is the cornerstone of any yoga practice. Yogic breathing, through the nostrils, is longer, fuller and deeper, and has profound effects on the mind and emotional state. If the... Read more