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Yoga and Addiction: Helping Release the Grip

(2) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 1:53 PM

I first encountered Tommy Rosen on his deathbed.

The yoga teacher begins his powerful essay in the newly-released 21st Century Yoga on the night he nearly died after smoking crack and anything else he could absorb into his addicted body.

Rosen's recovery began soon...

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You're Getting Conscious (Even If You Don't Know It)!

(1) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 10:55 AM

A new white paper commissioned by GaiamTV and generated by market research firm Sparks & Honey says there are 100 million consumers of conscious media in America today.

Are you one of them? (Yes. The answer is yes. I know it.)

Conscious media can be...

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A Prescription for Happiness?

(52) Comments | Posted February 3, 2013 | 8:18 AM

Happiness is one of those things that we think is based on each person's individual life situation. How much money do we have? Are we in a fulfilling romantic relationship? Do we have the career of our dreams? A great body? Most of us spend a large amount of our...

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Not for the Starry-Eyed: The Truth About the Starchild Skull

(39) Comments | Posted January 29, 2013 | 4:30 PM

Lloyd Pye and his investigation of the Starchild skull attempt to answers our deepest questions, such as where we come from, who are we... and where are we going? George Noory's skillful handling of the delicate subject of aliens on Gaiam's Beyond Belief with George Noory gives the...

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Yoga and the Workplace: A Practice That Works Wherever You Do

(1) Comments | Posted January 23, 2013 | 4:10 PM

Let's set the scene: You're slumped at your desk, shoulders rolled forward, back hunched over, neck craning to move your skull closer to the computer screen, which is blurry through your watery eyes. It's been several hours since you've gotten up to move. You can't remember the last time you...

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Yoga and Stress Relief: Benefits From the Mat

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2013 | 10:34 AM

The holidays may be over, but my body still bears the residue. I'm bloated and weary from too many glasses of wine and midnight awakening. Let's not even talk about Aunt Becky's white chocolate pretzels -- an extra large tin this year, thanks so much.

The skin beneath my...

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Ayurveda for Detox With Dr. John Douillard

(1) Comments | Posted January 16, 2013 | 10:50 AM

Dr. John Douillard is one of my favorite teachers from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. He's an expert on Ayurveda (a traditional form of integrative health native to India) and was one of my teachers in Costa Rica. I always learn new gems of ayurvedic wisdom when he...

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Thoughts on Titans of Yoga

(1) Comments | Posted January 14, 2013 | 11:30 AM

I just finished watching the Titans of Yoga documentary on When I read the description of the movie, I knew it was right up my alley. Titans of Yoga is about 25 of the most prominent modern figures who practice and teach yoga, meditation, and other mindful...

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Finding Recompense in Remarkable Ways

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2013 | 1:20 PM

Lisa Garr's Gaiam Inspirations interview with spiritual activist, teacher and author Marianne Williamson comes at a time of year when reflection and soul searching arise naturally in the long, dark nights of winter. Garr's lively questions on Williamson's latest book, The Law of Divine Compensation, coupled with Williamson's...

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I Am, You Are, We Are... Connected

(1) Comments | Posted January 4, 2013 | 10:04 AM

What's wrong with our world? What can we do about it?

These two questions shaped the profound documentary I Am. Produced by Tom Shadyac, director, screenwriter and producer, he's most known for films like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Bruce Almighty and The Nutty Professor. But this film is...

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Yoga and Kids: Benefits Beyond the Mat

(2) Comments | Posted January 2, 2013 | 11:00 AM

Making friends comes easily to some children. Others, not so much. These are the kids who came to mind when I watched Sara Vance's "Friendship Yoga for Kids." As a yoga teacher with a degree in school psychology, I'm always on the lookout for tools to help integrate...

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The Mayan Apocalypse: It's Showtime

(3) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 12:57 PM

Millenarians, unite: It's time to await what could be Earth's final days, or in the very least an auspicious restructuring. Many factors, Mayan scholars say, point to the end times, from global warming to a reversal of the earth's magnetic field, to profound shifts in human consciousness. The movie

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Prophetic Predictions: Nostradamus and 2012

(3) Comments | Posted December 19, 2012 | 4:26 PM

You've heard of Nostradamus.

But who was this legendary sage, and what did he foretell for these precarious times? Prophet scholar John Hogue shares his knowledge and insights on Nostradamus and his unique methods of prediction on Gaiam's Beyond Belief with George Noory.

Who was Nostradamus?

Nostradamus, the...

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Noel: An Unexpected Christmas Tale

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 4:25 PM

'Tis the season! It's officially the time of year that seems to drum up more deep and powerful emotions than any other. Along with Santa Claus and magical holiday décor, the Christmas season powerfully elicits memories of holidays gone by. The season can evoke a longing to connect with loved...

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The Real Truth About the Star of Bethlehem

(2) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 2:20 PM

The biblical account of constellations at play around Jesus' birth is rife with contradictions, recording astronomical events that are unusual to the point of impossible, such as supernovas, comets and conjunctions. For centuries, the Star of Bethlehem hovered over the gray areas of myth, miracle and science. But a documentary...

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The Essence of Nobelity

(1) Comments | Posted December 7, 2012 | 11:02 AM

Turk Pipkin, who filmed Nobelity, doesn't digress -- he gets right to the heart of why the world is so screwed up. Ever wondered what the world's top 10 problems are? Well, now you can have those issues laid out for you in a handy list. Here are...

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Learning to Listen: Powerful Teachings From Our Children's Past Lives

(4) Comments | Posted November 29, 2012 | 11:47 AM

If you ever wanted -- or needed -- a reminder that everything is orchestrated in our lives, tune into's engaging interview with Carol Bowman, "The Past Lives of Children." Bowman, an internationally known author, lecturer, counselor, past life regression therapist and pioneer in reincarnation studies, sets the...

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Review: Astral City

(1) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 5:19 PM

One of humanity's most mysterious and pondered questions is, "What happens when we die?" Astral City poses the answer in an extremely unique and bold way, using the notion of spiritualism. With spiritualism, spirits of the dead have the ability and inclination to communicate with the living. Anyone...

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Radical Alternatives: Energy Sources to Transform Our Future

(15) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 9:20 AM

On "Top Five Alternative Energies," Regina Meredith interviews Sterling Allan, president of New Energies Systems Trust, on the cutting edge of emerging alternative sources of energy. Hardcore skeptics, suspend your disbelief, at least for the show's duration. Be prepared to go beyond solar, wind and thermal energy sources...

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The Ancient Matrix

(12) Comments | Posted November 15, 2012 | 9:45 AM

It's easy to dismiss claims of sophisticated ancient civilizations as wacky. But as's Regina Meredith says, "It's not about right or wrong, but honoring each other's perceptions." In Meredith's Secrets of Lost Civilizations interview with researcher Michael Tellinger, Tellinger shares his possible proof that we've only scratched...

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