stress and anxiety

The Truth About How Yoga Nidra Helps with Anxiety in 3 Minutes

March 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Nidra Helps A 2016 study found that yoga nidra helped employees manage stress in the workplace. The study suggests that the process of yoga nidra accesses the parasympathetic response and decreases the sympathetic nervous system response which results in more physical, mental and emotional relaxation in our bodies. In other words less anxiety. How […]

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Bone Broth Benefits: Insomnia, IBS, Anxiety and Stress

October 10, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bone Broth Benefits Do you experience IBS, constipation, food sensitivities, stress, anxiety, insomnia, or joint inflammation from arthritis? If so, this video on the benefits of bone broth is for you. A lot of us can relate to experiencing stress and anxiety. We go through periods when we take on too much work, we do […]

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Yoga with Melissa 383 Heart Stabilization Series: Yoga for Worry

May 12, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Worry I was writing an exam for a course and even though it was a take home exam I experienced a lot of worry. My body was jumpy and on edge. I could feel my jaw tighten. My breathing was tight up in my chest. My shoulders lifted and my neck got sore. […]

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Find Harmony amidst Stress and Anxiety

November 4, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Life is messy It is stress inducing and anxiety provoking. There are constant challenges to be met with the external demands of family, friends, work, commutes, making meals and somehow staying in shape. We have to look after our kids, our parents, our pets, our employers, our colleagues, our friends and somehow fit self-care into […]

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Yoga with Melissa 235, Perfectionism, 1 hr Backbend Yoga Class, Guru Mantra, Yoga Stories 2

July 11, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Imperfect Perfection The focus of this week’s class is on Vishnu’s incarnation as Krishna and his conversation with Arjuna that in taking a human form he could only be 15/16th perfect. We will reflect on our imperfect perfection as human beings and bring loving kindness, compassion and perfection to our imperfections. This week we will […]

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