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On Processing Life's Difficult Emotions: Breaking Free From Anger, Grief, and Fear

Anger, grief, and fear are some of life's difficult emotions. The secret to freeing yourself from their hold? Recognizing them and taking ownership of them, says mental health advocate Mike Veny.

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Why It’s Smart to Stay Active When You Have OCD

Exercise and even gentle yoga can help you better manage symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. And you don’t need to become a gym rat to benefit.

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Restorative Yoga and Yin Yoga for Emotional Release

A book and a friend change the way Mike Veny thinks about how his body releases trauma, helping him to understand that he needs to practice yoga to heal.

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Yoga Can Help Negate the Symptoms of PTSD

Yoga instructors learn that damage — physical, psychological — from combat isn’t easily left behind.