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Global pandemic aside, this is the time of year when we start thinking about our physical health. We give up smoking or drinking, commit to daily exercise, Google B12 injections, panic buy vitamins and contemplate a juice cleanse. January is synonymous with a natural urge to improve our body’s strength, immunity and resilience, even when we’re not […]

January 20, 2021

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A regular meditation practice can help ease the symptoms of anxiety, a condition that, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, affects an estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. Anxiety is a part of our body’s natural response to stress—a cognitive state connected to an inability to regulate emotions. When we meditate, we counter the stress response, […]

June 16, 2020

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With more than 4,000 apps out there promising to improve our mental wellbeing, even self-help can feel overwhelming. Vogue looks at the pros and cons of smartphone therapy. When it comes to self-care, prevailing counsel says put your phone away – but what if technology can actually help? After Alexis (25) was diagnosed with severe depression and […]

June 16, 2020

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These are trying times for everyone and anxiety is more prevalent than any of us can probably recall – during our lifetimes, at least. So we asked holistic life coach, Lily Silverton, to weigh-in on some of the best tips and tricks to overcome anxiety and cultivate calm: While staying in has begun to feel […]

June 16, 2020

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If you consistently wake up feeling compassionate, enthusiastic, and ready to conquer the day, your vibrations are soaring high. On the other hand, if you’re feeling bored, stuck, and generally blasé, then chances are your vibrations are low and it’s time to check out these 15 easy ways to raise them back up. 1. Meditate. […]

June 16, 2020

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In his 2014 book Art as Therapy, philosopher Alain de Botton postulates that visual art can offer us solace, hope and reassurance, in the same way music has long been thought to do. “The point of art in general is to offer therapeutic assistance,” he writes, “It should help us to better endure and enjoy our […]

June 16, 2020

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So this feature was nearly finished, with a completely different opening, when a woman I had just met at a party asked what I did for a living. I explained that I taught yoga and worked as a writer. “Ah,” she said with a sage nod, looking me up and down, “so you have no […]

June 16, 2020

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As the world’s largest social image-sharing platform, Instagram faces constant scrutiny for its part in perpetuating the media myth of a ‘perfect’ body. Spend a few minutes flicking through the millions of images hashtagged #fitspiration, #bodytransformation and #beforeandafter, and you could soon be convinced that, if you just lost a few pounds, gained a #thighgap […]

June 16, 2020