mental health

This Breathing Exercise Can Calm You Down in a Few Minutes

“It’s totally private. Nobody knows you’re doing it.”
Meryl Davids Landau
mental health

Meditating on Your Death Could Make You Happier

Try this death meditation to feel a little happier about life.
Tracey Duncan
Phys Ed

Hot Yoga Is a Lie

You're sweating out water and salt, not toxins.
Tracey Duncan

I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
You're Smarter Than That

Animals Don't Belong in Your Workout Class

I drew the line at goat yoga.
Misha Gajewski
We Asked

You Can’t Be an Activist Without Some Type of Mindfulness Practice

"Without having some way to stay sane, you won't make it."
Rajul Punjabi
The Turn Up

Sometimes Mindfulness Means Getting High at a Music Festival

Partying—in this case—is defined by meditation, booze-free dance sets, and self-help seminars.
Madison Margolin
Phys Ed

Yoga Works as Well as Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Do some downward-dogs and call me in the morning.
Amber Brenza
Between the Sheets

Painful Sex Nearly Destroyed My Relationship

I felt pressure to provide my husband with sexual release, but that pressure only seemed to make the pain worse.
Stephanie Auteri

There's an Arrest Warrant Out for the Founder of Bikram Yoga

Bikram Choudhury has fled the country to avoid paying a $7 million judgement for sexual harassment and wrongful termination.
Susan Rinkunas
Tonic Talks

Yoga Isn’t All Sunshine and Handstands

Trauma and darkness often draws people to the mat.
Rajul Punjabi
Tonic Talks

A Yoga Sensation on Fitness, Fatness, and Trump

Jessamyn Stanley thinks some people are practicing yoga for the wrong reasons.
Susan Rinkunas