Yoga as a Bridge Between Mental & Physical Health

Yoga as a Bridge Between Mental & Physical Health

So often, we talk about “mental health” as though it were somehow separate from physical health; as though the mind could be separated from the rest of the body and dealt with in isolation, largely through talk therapy. Yet the reality is that mental states manifest...
Responding to 13 Reasons Why (Resources Included)

Responding to 13 Reasons Why (Resources Included)

By Lynea Gillen Across the US and Canada, schools have been warning parents about the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why and its handling of teen suicide. If you’ve been following the controversy, you’re familiar with the concerns – that it glorifies suicide, that it...
Helping a Child Through Grief & Loss

Helping a Child Through Grief & Loss

Emotional loss is part of the human condition and, though painful, is part of our growth into caring, compassionate adults. Grief is the process through which we heal. Many of us grow up without learning how to grieve in healthy ways, how to let go of the pain while...
Yoga & Exercise as Medicine

Yoga & Exercise as Medicine

It looks like schools aren’t the only place where exercise is getting the short shrift these days. According to new research out of Oregon State University, it’s largely absent from the medical school curriculum, too. Just over half of US medical schools offer no...

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