The Role of Yoga in Injury Recovery and Prevention

The Role of Yoga in Injury Recovery and Prevention

However, the role of yoga in alleviating physical pain actually goes far beyond these basics.
In fact, this form of exercise has become a central part of overall injury recovery and prevention for more and more people. A number of popular athletes, for example, have begun to incorporate yoga into their workout routines. Even hefty football players, who don’t fit the mold of the typical "yogi," have shown their appreciation for the practice. 

6 Ways Mixing Self-Care With Fitness Can Make You Healthier and Happier

6 Ways Mixing Self-Care With Fitness Can Make You Healthier and Happier

If you’re in recovery, you may already know the benefits of self-care and fitness.
However, you may not realize the importance of finding a good balance between the two. Practicing self care while adhering to a physical fitness routine isn’t always easy, but it is necessary to achieve overall calm, health, and wellness. If you still need motivation to make self care part of your fitness plan, keep these reasons in mind. 

Control Diabetes From the Comfort of Your Home

Control Diabetes From the Comfort of Your Home

Diabetes is a difficult diagnosis to get. If you have diabetes, no matter which kind, you’re going to have to learn how to manage it for the rest of your life. If you don’t, you’re facing loss of limbs, blindness or even death. 

Fortunately, many have succeeded before you, so you can manage it, too. First, ask your doctor what steps to take to keep your diabetes in check. She will be able to set up a plan for you to keep your blood sugar level and your body healthy.

Feeling the Burn Indoors: Tips for Working Out at Home

Feeling the Burn Indoors: Tips for Working Out at Home

Making a personal vow to lose that post-Christmas weight probably doesn’t make a lot of sense if you’re not one who likes running or working out in the cold or running on ice-covered paths. In fact, lousy weather is enough to convince a lot of people to postpone their vows until the spring. Of course, by then it’s too late: a winter of inactivity and overindulgence puts them right back where they were during the holidays - overweight and miserable.

There's Shit on the Walls - Life Lessons From Actual Shit

There's Shit on the Walls - Life Lessons From Actual Shit

When it comes to healthcare, some people use poop to tell the health of a person.
They can run tests of it to screen for disease and the like. There is even a scale of hardness for poop that is used in the medical world. It’s called the Bristol Stool Scale (because that's where it was made and the people who made it were probably hoping to have something cooler than a shit rating system named after them…)

When it comes to introspective and personal realizations…. well…
I’ve learned some cool stuff from feces.
If it makes it any less weird, it wasn’t my own shit!

It was dog shit.

The Benefits of Yoga in Addiction Recovery

The Benefits of Yoga in Addiction Recovery

Yoga is especially helpful for those recovering from addictions to nicotine, alcohol, and opiates. When observing recovering addicts at six months and a year post treatment, those in mindfulness programs for substance abuse were shown to have fewer days of substance use or drinking and to be less likely to relapse than those in 12-step programs and psychoeducation. Furthermore, yoga was equally as successful as group psychotherapy in reducing drug use.