If you've come to the end of 2020 feeling sad, lost, angry, lonely, exhausted, or any combination of the above, I promise you're not alone. We're living, as we keep being reminded, through unprecedented times that have been embodied by loss by us all...
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 […]
From sugar being enemy number one to juice cleanses, multivitamins and turning fat into muscle – many “wellness” trends just don’t stack up against scientific evidence. Vogue speaks to the experts to set the record straight. What health resolutions have you recently made? To give up sugar? Cut out carbs? Target stomach fat with daily crunches? Well, […]
Overcome anxiety and worry by shifting your relationship to fear and the unknown If my 23+ years of studying yoga and meditation have taught me anything, it’s that it doesn’t matter one bit what you do on the mat (or cushion). The ability to do a handstand does not make you a yogi, and the […]
In my experience, yoga can be one of the most effective self-help tools for combatting mild sleep disorders. In the morning, it’s worth trying a bit of strong yoga (something that will raise your heart rate and make you sweat). However in the evening, your best bet is a few yin/restorative postures to help you […]
My motivation here is simple: if you haven’t yet tried Yin yoga, I want to convince you to do so by the end of this feature. The most common response I have after teaching a Yin class is, to quote one student: “This is the yoga I’ve been looking for forever.” But as its founder, Paul […]