How You Can Manage Coronavirus Anxiety With Yoga

Regardless where you live in the world, there is no hiding from the fact that many people’s lives are going to be undergoing a great deal of change in the coming months – if they haven’t already. The World Health Organisation recently declared COVID-19 a…

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MindfulMarch Meditation Challenge

What is MindfulMarch? LoveYourBrain is a nonprofit that believes yoga, mindfulness, and community are essential to transforming the wellbeing of people affected by brain injury. That’s why they pioneered their Yoga and Retreat programs – offered across North America – to empower the TBI community…

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Love Yourself this Valentine’s Day!

So, it’s THAT time of year again. The cards are out, flowers and chocolates in the shops, and the candlelit tables are all booked up weeks in advance. With good reason, many of us find it all rather superficial and insincere. Perhaps some of us…

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Work at a Desk? Here’s Why You Should Practice Yoga

For many of us, the sedentary nature of our work represents a significant challenge in the maintenance of our wellbeing. A 2018 survey found that the majority (81 per cent) of UK office workers spend between four and nine hours each day sitting at their…

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Decoding the development of the human hippocampus

A new research report – “Decoding the development of the human hippocampus” – provides a look into the cell types, molecular features and transcriptional regulation of a developing human hippocampus. It also illustrates spatially specific gene expression in the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus. This data…

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Understanding Stress, Mental Health and Wellbeing

Our exceptional yoga therapists go forward in their careers via many different paths, and we are always keen to check in on their progress. One of our graduates, Shweta Panchal, is involved in a number of wellbeing organisations, in addition to conducting research, and practicing yoga…

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Managing Migraines: The Therapeutic Effect Of Yoga

As a lifelong migranaut (an often-used term for the experiencer of frequent and incessant migraine debilitation) the practice of yoga came to me in an intriguing way. No, I wasn’t hit by a low flying copy of the complete works of Patanjali. Let me explain….

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Mindfulness for Dermatological Conditions

by Nicole Schnackenberg www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov The psychological/emotional underpinnings and ramifications of suffering from various skin conditions have only recently been given serious consideration in the scientific literature. This is despite the fact that emotional correlations with dermatological conditions such as eczema and psoriasis were made more…

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The Minded Institute

Mindfulness for Suicidality

Suicide is the intentional ending of one’s own life. It is a serious and growing problem. The highest suicide rate in the UK is for men aged 45-49. Whilst male suicide rates have decreased slightly in the past couple of years, female suicide rates have…

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