Meet Alexandra @cushleyalexandra sharing her #yogasavedmylife story with us. These are her words 💚

"I've struggled with anxiety since I was just 7 years old. It's always effected my life negatively but it wasn't until I ended up dropping out of college that it got even worse. The year or two after dropping out was really hard. I hated myself for giving up


I was really battling my anxiety at this point... it was taking over my life. It caused me to have severe panic attacks, sometimes I'd even black out and not even remember the adult tantrum I just threw

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It was scary. My anxiety caused the racing heart, tight chest, spinning thoughts, and the overwhelming, absolute fear inside me. I was almost afraid of myself. Afraid of how little control I had over my own mind... I couldn't handle it anymore. I couldn't feel like that. I decided to do something about it

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So I downloaded the MindBody App and I started trying out all different yoga classes. After a few weeks of really sticking to my yoga practice, I had already noticed a difference. My anxiety wasn't in control anymore... I was in control

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On top of yoga helping, I had weaned off this awful medicine that was giving me horrible side effects, I started taking CBD, and I practiced. I practiced at home to videos, I went to classes, I practiced meditating and I practiced mindfulness

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Fast forward a year of practicing regularly and I am now feeling alive and amazing. My chest isn't tight 24/7 anymore; instead my heart and chest are open and they receive love and good energy. My head doesn't spin with crazy, horrible thoughts, and I can now find calm and peace. If it wasn't for yoga, I'm scared to know where I would be. Yoga changed my life. Yoga saved my life

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The best part about yoga? The best part is that it's MY practice. I can take it with me anywhere - it's my daily lifesaver for those moments of intense emotion. It allows me to release, breathe, slow my mind and body, and live happier and healthier 💚

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Alexandra 🙏"