You May Also Like

Well+Good - Padma Lakshmi gets real about her battle with endometriosis

Padma Lakshmi gets real about her battle with endometriosis

New Moon Reset March 2018

Ready for the new moon? Try this guided ritual outdoors for *extra* earth-mama magic

How nighttime light is connected to depression

Why buying blackout shades could be an investment in your mental health

Rens Kroes

Why this bicontinental food blogger starts her day with a cold shower

how to be a good manager

How to become the type of manager people *actually* like working for

The dark can help you sleep

The secret to better sleep may be restoring your ancestral connection to the dark

Study shows yoga may help alleviate depression and ADHD

A surprising new study shows that yoga can help with mental health issues such as depression and ADHD.
The benefits of yoga

By Deborah Dunham for

The ridiculous California parents who want yoga banned from their children’s school may want to take note of this: A new study has confirmed yoga’s ability to improve mental health and help heal depression and ADHD.

According to researchers from Duke University who analyzed 124 studies on the benefits of yoga, they found conclusive evidence of what many yogis have known all along: Yoga can aid in our mental health. Specifically, they found it can help alleviate depression, ADHD, sleep problems and even schizophrenia (along with drug therapy).

Their findings were published in the journal Frontiers and concluded that, while there is more research to be done, yoga is a promising tool for our mental health.

Keep reading for more on this study and the benefits of yoga…

More reading from

Why sleeping naked is good for your health
3 ways to cook with tea