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Natural and Holistic Treatments for Anxiety, Depression, and Chronic Stress

Almost all of us know someone who struggles with some form of mental illness, be it anxiety, depression, or chronic stress. In fact, 46.6 million people in the United States suffer from some kind of mental health issue. Unfortunately, despite how widespread such conditions are, modern treatments fail to help 40% of people recover from …

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Is There a Cure for Anxiety and Depression?

One of the most searched phrases on Google about anxiety is this: is anxiety treatable? And similarly, one of the top searches related to depression is can depression be cured?  If you’re struggling with depression or anxiety, these questions are incredibly important. It can feel like there’s no hope. Unfortunately, there is no single reliable …

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Useful Resources for Anxiety, Depression, and Chronic Stress

  We’ve put together this information piece to give you easy access to a wide range of vital and helpful resources if you are living with anxiety, depression, or chronic stress.  If you need help urgently, look at the hotlines and advice under the first three headings. You don’t have to suffer alone — help …

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Anxiety, Depression & Chronic Stress Wellness Guide

Have you ever struggled with anxiety, depression, or chronic stress? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, mood disorders are among the most common mental illnesses in the United States; an estimated 31.1% of all American adults have experienced an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives, and 7.1% have had at least one …

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A Spiritual Perspective on Anxiety and Depression - Art of Living Retreat Center

A Spiritual Perspective on Anxiety and Depression

  We have to remove this label we put on ourselves: ‘“I have anxiety”. You should say you had. Never say it in the present tense. “I have anxiety.” You might have had anxiety last week or yesterday or an hour ago, but it is gone. You know, we should put this very strongly into …

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Yoga for Anxiety Relief

Yoga for Anxiety Relief

  Anxiety can be overwhelming at times, hurting your ability to live your fullest life. Luckily, there are a few simple things that we can do to help soothe our minds. Here’s a calming yoga routine to help you move through your anxiety so that you can get back to being you!  1. Adho Mukha …

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Anxiety, Depression, and Self-Abandonment - The Art of Living Retreat Center

Anxiety, Depression, and Self-Abandonment

      Most people want to believe that their anxiety or depression is being caused by other people or by events – but these are not the major causes of most current anxiety and depression. Certainly, we all experience anxiety or depression regarding painful and challenging life events, but this is different than ongoing …

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Yoga to Calm the Mind

The Practice: 5 Yoga Poses to Calm Your Mind

In today’s world, where people are prone to stress, anxiety, and depression, it’s more important than ever to search for ways to relax your mind. Relationships, work, school, and/or financial worries all take a toll on our bodies and minds, and yoga can be a welcome break from the pressures of everyday life. According to …

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Walking the Path: 10 Reasons Why Spirituality Matters

  The word “spirituality” means different things for different people. For some, spirituality is associated with religion and is tied to concrete rites and rituals. For others, meaningful activities like swimming, making art, and walking through the woods brings on a spiritual experience. For the most part, though, the word spirituality has become as ambiguous and …

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Discovering a Pain Free Life: Millie’s Story

After struggling with PTSD for 15 years, and chronic pain that was triggered by multiple auto accidents, I decided to come here to participate in the Happiness Program and learn how to practice yoga. I wanted to find a way to exercise my body and cope with the pain emotionally and physically. I am a …

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