Understanding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder — The Mixed Review

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To mark and honour the importance of mental health awareness I was invited to contribute to The Mixed Review on my experiences learning about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. I was happy to contribute and hope that sharing my experience can help others recovering from a traumatic event in their lives. Read more below: Clare Walton is the woman behind the blog Melanin Adventures. Built out of a turning point in her life, the goal of Melanin Adventures is to be a place of positivity and empowerment for women, especially women of colour. After leaving an abusive relationship, Clare began her blog as a place to focus her energy […] via Understanding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder — The Mixed Review

How Yoga Supports my Physical and Emotional Health — OFF YOUR CHEST

A few weeks ago I was approached by OFF YOUR CHEST, after they read my post on my first yoga retreat. They asked if I would like to contribute an essay on yoga and mental health and I was more than happy to share my experience with their readers. I hope that others can read about my journey back to yoga, and the mental and physical benefits I have found in restorative practice and feel encouraged to try new ways to take care of their body, mind and soul.   Contributed by: Clare In yoga I reclaimed my inner peace, worked on my mental health and learned how to be vulnerable again. I have coped with anxiety and panic attacks on and off throughout my life. At one point my panic attacks were so bad that the room would spin and my heart would ache […] via How Yoga Supports my Physical and Emotional Health — OFF YOUR CHEST