Topic: exercise

Yoga Is Going To Save Your Brain

Yoga Is Going To Save Your Brain

Do you vaguely dislike yoga? Do you feel weird about trying to bend your body into pretzel positions in front of strangers? Do the clothes all bunch up in ways that are vaguely uncomfortable? Is there always one guy in the class who keeps grunting in a way that feels strangely pointed? Well, that’s too bad, because it’s either that or fail every test you’re ever exposed to, because yoga is going to save your brain. More »

Bullish Life: How To Stay Bullish When You’re Depressed

Bullish Life: How To Stay Bullish When You're Depressed

My freshman year in college, I became severely depressed. I’m not especially prone to these things. But it’s not surprising that the confluence of being away from home the first time, having absolutely no time management or schedule-setting ability and thereby sleeping and waking at bizarre hours, and moving from Virginia Beach to a a dark and freezing valley in New England might have some kind of effect. More »