On this last Friday in August, once again, it’s time to offer up a healthy dose of encouraging news, because it’s such great mental medicine. Thank you, #WATWB (We Are The World Blogfest) for creating this positive initiative. Searching for an inspiring monthly offering uplifts me and never fails to reveal good news. Good news that helps counteract the bad news in the feeds.
This month, again, stories about yoga abound, and resonate with former Hatha yoga teacher me. Now it’s coming out that the practice of yoga can help people with irregular heartbeats (Atrial Fibrillation.) That’s a big topic for me, because a beloved family member had AF and eventually had to get a pacemaker. Thankfully, alternatives such as yoga training can help. Here’s the full article:
Another inspiring story is about how an exceptional yoga instruction and practice is giving first responders relief from stress, anxiety, alcoholism and depression. You can read about it here: