Can Yoga Make You a Nicer Person?

Your practice may be a form of physical—and mental—therapy. BY  LAURA TEDESCO Yoga doesn’t just stretch you physically—it may encourage you to grow as a person, too. A new study in the Journal of Holistic Nursing suggests that hitting the mat may help you become a kinder, more patient version of yourself. When the researchers surveyed more…

These Are The Best Therapy Apps For Mental Health, According To Therapists

Apps for mood tracking, breathing exercises, and chatting with a professional. BY  KASANDRA BRABAW Ask any therapist, and they’ll tell you that everyone can benefit from therapy. It can help you work through any mental health issues you might be facing, like  anxiety  and  depression, and help you overcome everything from deep-seeded commitment phobia to…

4 Reasons You Should Devote More Time to Self-Care

By Kris Carr | Women’s Health Magazine Women are caregivers by nature, and yet we rarely include ourselves on our kindness to-do list. But the truth is, putting ourselves second serves no one. It can lead to poor health, low productivity, and burnout. Self-care is essential for our overall well-being. In fact, not looking after…

Michelle Obama: Powering Up Your Mind, Body, and Voice

By Lisa Bain | Women’s Health Magazine To make a difference in the world, you need to start with your little corner of it. In an exclusive interview, First Lady  Michelle Obama sits down with Women’s Health  to talk about the importance of confidence, compassion, and self-care. WOMEN’S HEALTH:  At  Women’s Health, we promote a lean-forward…

25 Ways You Can Practice Self-Care Every Single Day

By Caroline Shannon-Karasik | Women’s Health Magazine Instagram might have you thinking that the only way to practice self-care is to take a photo-shoot worthy bath (and post a picture of it, obvi). But uh, that’s definitely not the case (though if you love a good bubble bath, do you). In terms of self-care, you’ve…