A new study of nearly 1,300 employees suggests that practicing yoga results in decreased stress and more positive mental health. In addition to its healthcare benefits, yoga represents a low-cost wellness option that requires minimal equipment and can be done in cafeterias, offices, conference rooms, or even outside spaces. This study is good news, as organizations are increasingly seeking ways to combat stress, which is rampant in the workplace and contributes to problems such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and irritable bowel disease. Stress also can have a negative affect on memory and cognition, and it increases the likelihood of developing anxiety and depression. Read the full article.