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White Papers by Namaste New York

  • 4 Ways Online Yoga Can Reduce Pandemic Anxiety

    Stress and anxiety seem to have become a part of our everyday lives during the pandemic. Have you had a conversation in your organization about how to handle this stress? Yoga can be used as a mind-body tool to help quiet your worried mind, shut off anxious responses, remind us of the kindness...
  • How Wellness Practices Can Support Our Commitment to Anti-Racism

    Self-care extends beyond personal interest and prepares us to repair our world. Encourage your employees to the tools of self-care, for example deep reflection, to enable yourself to actively listen and turn thoughts into action.
  • Namaste Wellness for Kids in the Age of COVID- 19

    Supporting your children during the pandemic is vital to their growth and happiness. Familiarize them with activities and strategies to engrain the values of movement, stillness, connection, and nourishment into how they view their own wellness.
  • Evidence-Based Wellness in the Age of COVID-19

    By taking responsibility for our own health, we can play a part in reducing the stress surrounding the virus and we can bolster our immunity. Fear and stress can tear down our immune systems. Help your employees strengthen their immune systems by encouraging them to take part in wellness practices.
  • Foods that Protect Your Brain

    Dr. Greger says “If your food is not the best, you will never be your best.” Your organization inspires its employees to reach their full potential. Educate your employees on providing their bodies with the nutrients they needs to help them to reach that goal.
  • Safely Treating Back Pain with Evidence-Based Wellness

    Back pain is a common problem for so many people. Did you know that yoga, tai chi, and progressive muscle relaxation can help?
  • Minimalism and the Gift of Experience

    Struggling to manage your time and stress? Leading your life with a minimalist approach can decrease your stress and may even help you lose weight. Read to learn how!
  • Mental Wellness Strategies to Stay Calm During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Although we cannot control the pandemic and the state of the world, we can control our thoughts and how we respond to these events. Practicing mindfulness, living a healthy lifestyle, or even extending kindness to someone are all ways we can control our inner selves.
  • How Strength Training Impacts Our Mental Health

    Exercising daily helps us to build the strength we need physically and mentally during times of stress. Let Namaste help your company to establish a strength training program that will serve your employees now, during the pandemic, and it the long-term!
  • Evidence-Based Approaches to Winter Wellness

    The “winter blues” can have a real effect on your mental wellness. Read this article to learn tools the doctors say can help you stay happy and vibrant during the winter months.
  • Establishing Healthy Habits Through the COVID-19 Crisis

    When your world is shaken up, it’s easy to lose all your healthy habits. Setting actionable and achievable goals will help to keep any unhealthy habits in check. Let this time be an opportunity for growth rather than a downfall for your health.
  • Establish a HABIT – not just a GOAL

    Setting a goal is easy, but sticking to it and making it a habit can be hard. Namaste has great ways to help you stay accountable for these goals and we can’t wait to celebrate your successes!
  • Don't tackle it alone

    Social support and coaching for accountability are tools that can help you reach your health and wellness goals. Maybe trying a group exercise class or having a workout buddy is more your style. Whatever it is, you don’t have to tackle these goals alone!
  • Medicinal Gratitude

    Gratitude is medicinal and practicing a gratitude ritual can increase your long term well-being. By lowering cortisol and increasing your serotonin, gratitude is extremely beneficial.
  • Can't see through the brain fog? It's time to get moving.

    Sometimes we get stuck in a rut of sitting at our desk all day, every day and we start to feel like our brains are in a fog. Fight this fog by getting up and moving. Whether it’s a HIIT workout or a walk, making time for this will keep your mind sharp.
  • Build Your Optimal Sleep Toolbox

    Getting seven to nine hours of sleep each night is key to having your most productive and happy day. Share this article with your employees to learn some tips to getting a good night’s sleep.
  • Strengthening Mental Wellness During Difficult Times - How Wellness Coaching Can Help

    Managing stress and developing a lifestyle that supports mental wellbeing during the pandemic can be a difficult task. That’s why utilizing a Wellness Coach for your employees can be so beneficial. Wellness Coaches work with clients to identify and work toward personally meaningful goals related...
  • Part 4 of the Four Pillars of Stress Management - Stillness

    In a company that is filled with driven employees who strive for success, it may seem counterintuitive to be “still.” Practicing stillness provides a relief and recovery from stress that will allow employees to grow to their fullest potential.
  • Part 3 of the Four Pillars of Stress Management - Connection

    During the pandemic we have lost touch with many of our daily social connections like friendships in the workplace. However, social bonds are essential to our wellbeing and are necessary to strengthen us in these trying times. Connection is a fundamental aspect of the human experience and as...
  • Part 2 of the Four Pillars of Stress Management - Nourishment

    When you are stressed out, it’s easy to grab an unhealthy snack. This method may lead to a temporary reduction in stress, but in fact over time deactivates parts of the brain associated with executive function, decision making, and emotional control. Don’t let your employees suffer these long...
  • Part 1 of the Four Pillars of Stress Management - Movement

    Movement plays a key role in reducing the chronic stress your employees may be feeling during this unprecedented time. Movement can range from aerobic exercise to mind-body practices such as yoga. Read this article to learn more about how encouraging movement can help your employees reduce their...