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Trying Harder Doesn't Always Work

Melissa Heisler | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

Perhaps it is time to stop, and look at what you want to accomplish. Is there a different way to do it? Is it not the right timing? Does your expectation of the end result need to shift? What is not in alignment with you?

From Unlearn to Unleash: 4 Ways to Maximize the Potential of Your Global Team

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

In today's global business culture, time is money and employees are too often perceived as expendable. The importance that many companies place on efficiency and productivity is many times linked to quick production and immediate profit.

Active Alignment Sequences for Before and After Yoga Practice

Sonima.com | Posted 07.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Sonia Jones Become more comfortable on and off your yoga mat by including these exercises into your daily yoga routine. When we practice yoga, w...

For Greater Employee Productivity, Cultivate Leadership

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Kathleen Schafer

Leadership, like relationships, is messy. If training could manufacture leadership, the billions spent on it would show different results. But when a company has a sound approach, based on unleashing the authentic leadership of each individual, change occurs and everyone benefits.

The Power of Owning Your Story

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

This time around, as I write my brave new ending and build new businesses that are more aligned with my purpose, I've decided to re-define success.

Developing a Relationship With Fear Is What it Takes to Succeed in Business Says Entrepreneurship Expert

Angelina Darrisaw | Posted 03.10.2016 | Women
Angelina Darrisaw

"It's not enough to follow your dreams, we must chase them," is Teneshia Jackson Warner's personal life motto. After 5 years of working for IBM Global...

The Muscle You've Never Heard of But Need to Know

Sonima.com | Posted 03.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Just like other muscles, the psoas can grow stronger or weaker, depending on your lifestyle. Sitting all day is a killer, as one might expect. In today's sedentary society, Staugaard-Jones says the average person spends five to 11 hours a day sitting, hastening muscle atrophy.

Performance Reviews: I Don't Care, and You Shouldn't Either

Edward Muzio | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Edward Muzio

You have to love workplace trends. An edgy, trendsetting company tears down the cubicle walls; a second one follows suit; next thing you know everyon...

The Agony and Ectascy of a Late Bloomer

Linda Ford | Posted 02.08.2016 | Fifty
Linda Ford

I'm what you call a late bloomer. I didn't go to college until I was thirty-eight (that's how long it took me to get the courage). I didn't find my ...

Self-Love Is Essential for Givers -- Here's Why...

Karuna Patel | Posted 10.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Karuna Patel

Love comes in many forms. There is romantic love, parental love, sibling love, and universal love. But what about self-love? Self-love means to give...

The Problem With Vinyasa Yoga

Brittany Policastro | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Brittany Policastro

Too often the Vinyasa practice is a playground for a teacher's creative expression without much focus on the alignment and linking of the poses. The practice becomes more about giving a cool and challenging class than making sure students are, first and foremost, safe in their bodies.

What We Give Away When We Blame

Bahar Ozdemir | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Bahar Ozdemir

Every time we blame we give our power away. If how you feel depends upon what somebody does or say you give that power to do so. Even if it is a memory. And this may go deep. But if you think about it, when it is somebody else's fault then you can't do anything about it to change it.

How Important Is Perfect Form in Fitness, Really?

Sonima.com | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By Brian Sabin Just about every gym in the world is lying to you. The lies are told subtly. They aren't even spoken aloud. But they are often written...

Stop Being So Damn Committed

Linda Ford | Posted 06.24.2015 | Divorce
Linda Ford

When you think of someone who is COMMITTED, you think of courage, determination, someone with a strong character and a stick-with-it-ness no matter what. Sounds pretty noble doesn't it?

4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Want to Be Happy

Barb Abramson | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Barb Abramson

Self-evaluation is not easy. Making changes is even harder. The rewards for taking an honest look inward and upping your game is a sure formula for happiness.

What Your Yoga Teacher Really Means: 'Root to Rise'

Yoga Journal | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Alexandria Crow explains why a pose's foundation is so key and what your teacher wants you to do with this key alignment cue.

Does This Spark Joy? The Life-Changing Beauty of Flow and Letting Go

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

I intend to create beauty wherever I am: a clean, clear space may just be the brilliant bouncing-off place for a whole new level of blessings.

Alexandria Crow: Why You Should Teach Anatomy and Alignment in Yoga

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Patanjali never said anything about anatomy or alignment, though. So why bother? I actually have two very specific reasons for teaching alignment and anatomy; one is practical and one is embedded within the philosophy of the Yoga Sutra.

Inquire Before You Accuse

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being fortunate to work worldwide with various people over the years, I've found there's a common denominator either leading people to their own demis...

Own Habits That Truly Serve You

Joanne Heyman | Posted 11.02.2014 | Business
Joanne Heyman

Habits comprise just one of our evolutionary strategies for survival: rather than overthink and belabor the subtle actions that comprise necessary daily activities like pouring a glass of water or driving, we automate these actions into habits or patterns.

The Secret To Being Happy All The Time

Jessica Larsen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Larsen

In the middle of that five-year journey through my own private hell, crappy weather provided a sense of relief. When it was gloomy outside -- as it always was within -- it was such a relief. I didn't have to pretend. I could finally exhale.

What Do You Want?

Christine Hoh | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

What do you want? It's a simple enough question. But can you answer this with just one word? When someone asks "What do you want?" what is your answe...

The ABC's of Success

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.15.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

The road to success doesn't come with explicit directions. While each individual may take incredibly different paths, there are some commonalities that all will share.

F Is for Follow Up

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

We know that it's fantasy to wish for "closing a deal" on your first call or during your first meeting with a potential customer. If that is the case,...

How Aligned Is Your Organization?

Ryan McKeever | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Ryan McKeever

Understand your mission? Check. Create a vision through strategic thinking? Check. Get alignment and superior execution? Not so fast.