Yesterday, the Huffington Post published an article describing the many ways yoga can be helpful in treating addiction.
From the article:
"Yoga has been helpful for people who are recovering from alcohol dependence and opiate dependence. Yoga and meditation have been helpful to people who want stop smoking cigarettes as well."
Here are five ways mindfulness and yoga help the road to recovery:
1. Reduces stress and anxiety.
2. Improves attention and awareness.
3. Reduces cravings.
4. Improves mood
5. Encourages a nonjudgmental attitude.
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