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The 3 Best Self-Massage Methods: Reduce Pain & Gain Flexibility

For most of us, we don’t need science to know that massage feels good. But in recent years, researchers have started to validate the effectiveness of millennial old massage therapy techniques. Studies…


4 Evening Habits to Reduce Neck and Back Pain (and Sleep Better!)

One of the best times to do gentle exercises and stretches that heal the neck and back is before bed. During the day, we subject our bodies to many stressful activities, including sitting at a desk, …


10 Yoga Poses to Help Stop Stress in Its Tracks

Stress can feel so all-consuming, can't it? Whether you're in crisis mode or just coping with a lot of background stress, finding natural ways to relieve that pressure can be difficult. Usually when…


Yoga for Insomnia: 5 Poses to Help Your Mind and Body Let Go

If you're suffering from insomnia it may feel like sleep will never come again. Instead of lying in bed, try this yoga for insomnia series! As someone who has struggled off and on with insomnia, I …


How to Design Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Almost everyone knows how unpleasant the occasional sleepless night or early morning awakening is. Even worse, chronic wakefulness is a condition that may have far-reaching negative effects on the min…


Dealing with Post-Work Stress: 8 Easy Tips

Stress during office hours is common. But what if your nerves continue to feel frayed long after you have left your desk? Post-work stress is less talked about, but it exists, since we unfortunately a…


9 Indoor Hammocks That Will Make You Want to Nap

Can a hammock make you happier? There's no evidence (that we found), but our instincts tell us yes. At Remodelista, we think an indoor hammock might help us make it through the winter (reminding us o…


5 Best Restorative Yoga Poses

Many people think of yoga as active, but yoga also has a softer side. Many poses offer the opportunity for restoration, relaxation and healing. Generally restorative poses relieve stress by taking stu…


How To Stay Calm When Stress Strikes

I was scheduled to speak in Munster, Indiana at 7pm in front of 300 cancer patients, their support people, and their health care providers. Mapquest said it would only take 48 minutes to drive from th…


Do High Expectations Sabotage Your Happiness?

March 1, 2013. I've been teaching class on Friday nights for 10 years now, which is hard to believe because the time has flown by. The reason I keep teaching on Friday is that, more than any other day…


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