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Why Exercise Is Your Best Stress Outlet for the Holidays

Why Exercise Is Your Best Stress Outlet for the Holidays

For anyone in recovery, exercise is your friend—especially over the holidays. I know that the last thing most people feel like doing at the end of the year is expending more energy; it’s a time we’re winding down and taking some much needed time out.

Sober in the City: Yoga is Not a Cure-All, But It Helps

Sober in the City: Yoga is Not a Cure-All, But It Helps

Back in my party girl days, my Friday nights consisted of pre-gaming (drinking in preparation for more drinking), getting dressed up to impress potential hook ups, hopping from bar to bar, then driving home drunk at 2:30am. Zoom back to the present -- for this yoga class, my pre-game consisted of putting on a pair of herringbone patterned yoga pants, a funky sports bra, and a daisy chain (check out my pic in the header!). Afterwards, I took the train home and was in bed by 10:30. I woke up refreshed, although my quads were definitely feeling a little yoga hungover.