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These Yoga Poses Will Cure Your Anxiety Faster Than You Can Say ‘Namaste'

Whether you're into yoga or not, let me ask you a question: Do you get anxious?

If so, you're not alone. Anxiety is the most common mental illness — 40 million Americans are affected by anxiety disorders.

Because May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we've spent this past week talking about ways to get happier through foodmeditation and little tweaks you can make in your daily routine.

And let's face it: Life is tough. Whether it's a breakup, a rough day at work or an impossible exam, getting through a stressful event without a wave of anxiety is pretty much impossible.

So, what's the best way to cope when that happens? Instead of grabbing a few too many glasses of wine and drinking your troubles away, I beg you try something else.

Yoga.

Before you tell me you don't have the time, energy or money to go to a yoga class after (or in the middle of) a stressful day, hear me out. All it takes is one or two poses to calm you down and boost your mood, and they're not even hard!

Convinced yet? Good. Check out our Facebook Live broadcast on yoga poses to ease anxiety here, and don't forget to subscribe for more healthy tips.


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Leigh is obsessed with all things health, fitness and wellness. When she's not writing about healthy ways to cook with pumpkin and the latest fitness trends, you can probably find her running along the East River or blending up a green smoothie ...
Leigh is obsessed with all things health, fitness and wellness. When she's not writing about healthy ways to cook with pumpkin and the latest fitness trends, you can probably find her running along the East River or blending up a green smoothie ...

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