Yoga helped James Gannaban overcome drug addiction and forms a core part of his anti-drug routine. Photo: Jonathan Wong

How yoga helps overcome addiction, depression: two first-hand accounts

  • James Gannaban’s hard-partying lifestyle fuelled by booze and crystal meth saw him have a near-fatal overdose that resulted in a spell in jail
  • April Tsai suffered severe depression after her mother’s death from ovarian cancer and her crushing grief led to a tearful collapse at work
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Yoga helped James Gannaban overcome drug addiction and forms a core part of his anti-drug routine. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Research shows that flowers are good for your health and well-being. Photo: Alamy

Flower power: how they improve emotional well-being, and which ones to pick for happiness at work and home

  • Science shows that having bright and fragrant blooms around your home can reduce your anxiety, make you more compassionate and boost your energy at work
  • One study even suggests flowers help in the healing process after hospital surgery. So which kinds should you pick for a happiness-inducing arrangement?
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Research shows that flowers are good for your health and well-being. Photo: Alamy
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