Getting defensive is a way to protect and defend ourselves from what we think is a threat. We don’t want to be blamed for our mistakes and shortcomings. And we definitely don’t want to look bad. Either way, feeling defensive is pretty normal, but it usually backfires and makes you look worse, not better. So, if you’re feeling defensive, these five coping skills can help you feel better and look better, too.
When it’s hard to fall asleep, most of us reach for our phones and start scrolling. And while it’s an easy way to pass the time, it’s not the best way to relax the mind and fall asleep. So, the next time you’re restless in bed, get up and try one of these five yoga poses. Each one helps you unwind and ease into sleep.