Wounded warriors have their very own heroes at residence. There are 5.5 million caregivers taking care of a former or present U.S. army member, in line with a 2014 RAND study, which additionally discovered that 17% of them reported spending greater than 40 hours per week offering care. In honor of Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness month, Yoga Journal is kicking off this collection, which options the distinctive experiences of caregivers discovering—and sharing—well-being by way of yoga.
Pamela Stokes Eggleston misplaced herself when caring for her husband, a U.S Army veteran and Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient. Now, she’s on a mission to show different caregivers the yogic practices that helped her discover her soul once more. Inspired to take a while for your self? Start right here, with Pamela’s 5-minute meditation to drop into your thoughts, physique, and breath.