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Ayurveda

3 Simple Steps To Healthy Balance

Wendy Reese | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Wendy Reese

When the doshas are balanced, you can stay centered in your wisdom, while creatively engaging and problem solving, and taking action on necessary change. There are three steps to supporting balance.

Why I've Never Really Exercised And Don't Plan To Start Now

Kati Reijonen | Posted 04.28.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

I am coming out of the closet now: I don't exercise. I take my dog for walks and sometimes I do yoga. But I have never owned a gym membership and I have never run a marathon. I really do not know why I should. I am not obese and my health is okay.

10 Digestion Tips -- Feel Well After You Eat

Selina Rose | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Selina Rose

We often hear "you are what you eat." But in truth, "you are what you digest and assimilate." If your digestion is impaired you'll miss out on important nutrients from your food.

Golden Milk! Can a Turmeric Latte Be Any Good?

Pradeep Aradhya | Posted 04.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pradeep Aradhya

I was an American dreaming Indian fellow just out to get a fun morning cup-a-joe while on vacation. A Yelp search and a short drive later I walked in ...

5 Profound Ways to Practice Self-Love

Ananta Ripa Ajmera | Posted 02.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ananta Ripa Ajmera

Too many people these days tell us the importance of "self-love." But, what does this really mean, anyway? And how does one really do this, in a prac...

The Wisdom of Wellness With Ayurveda

Pamela Levin | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

My first exposure to Ayurveda was about ten years ago when I attended many workshops on the Teachers Path at the Chopra Center. It resonated with me. ...

How to Practice Yoga, Part II

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher This is the bad news: The word yoga has been reinvented. Much of what is being s...

Homecoming, Humor and Hasan: Minhaj à HA!

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 10.28.2015 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

There's Glass Menage-erie. There's Nicky Minaj. There's ménage à trois. And then there's Hasan Minhaj. Think Deepak Chopra meets Chris Rock. Spiritual meets comical. Gandhi meets Woody. He's nimble yet noble, profound yet playful, a rebel with reverence.

How to Practice Yoga, Part I

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher "Alignment is enlightenment." --B.K.S. Iyengar For more than 10 years now, I ha...

Time for an Autumn Cleanse

Karri Jinkins | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karri Jinkins

After a summer spent enjoying long days, late dinners with Rosé wine, and iced coffees, fall is upon us. The leaves have slowly begun to change colo...

Yoga for 'Falling Back'

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher This is the time of year I call "bummer"--it's not quite fall and not quite summ...

A Yogi Celebrates the Fall Equinox

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 09.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Looking up at the sky, feeling down to the earth, today is a powerful day in our universe. Equinox. Seasonal shift. Balance. I'm going to feel no sh...

Top Ten Reasons To Visit Kerala

Sharon Hoge | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Once you're visited iconic India's "golden triangle" of Jaipur +Delhi + Agra, your next destination should be the country's exotic southwest Malabar coast.

Are Thoughts More Important?

Amber Voiles | Posted 08.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amber Voiles

Could the thoughts you are having be more important than the food you are eating? I'm quite serious. Because we rely so heavily on our eyes and our ey...

Why Everyone Should Consider Tongue Scraping

Claire McCormack | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Claire McCormack

It is a quick, simple and extremely inexpensive practice (all you need is a $7 tongue cleaner!) that reaps many benefits. I call tongue scraping the "unsung hero of oral health."

The Ayurveda Experience in India

Lissa Coffey | Posted 06.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lissa Coffey

I'm a California girl, born and raised. I never travelled much when I was young, I really couldn't afford to. Other than a spring break in Mexico I ha...

Ayurveda for Springtime Balance

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Happy Spring! Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space are the five elements that make up all that exists in our universe according to Ayurveda, the ancie...

10 Simple Ayurvedic Tools for Wellness

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Following even some of these simple, healthy Ayurvedic wellness suggestions for a healthy lifestyle can bring lightness and joy to the mind, strengthen the body and create good health, strength and stamina.

4 Ways Embracing an Ayurvedic Sleep Pattern Improves Your Life

Carla Poertner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Carla Poertner

Let me stand on my break-of-dawn soap box and proclaim the benefits in following an early-to-bed, early-to-rise, Ayurvedic sleep pattern.

Yoga Teacher Kristen Schneider's Practice on Cultivating Sattva

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Yogis have a good reputation for being light-hearted, graceful, and joyous, but teacher Kristen Schneider takes it to another level.

On Battling Cancer and a Belief System

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 03.22.2015 | Women
Jasmine Jaksic

One day as I sat there holding my mother's hand, I asked her if there was anything that could be done to make her feel better. She said, "I want god to take away this cancer and instead give me something that would let me die with dignity." I tried but didn't really know how to comfort her.

2014: The Year in Travel

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

As we bid farewell to another year of travel, it is only appropriate to look back at some of the travel trends of 2014, and ring in a new year of wanderlust, seeking out astonishing, electrifying, or just off the beaten path destinations.

The Only Detox You Will Need in the New Year

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Though nutrition is key to a proper detox, what is equally important is whether you are digesting your life or not. Is life nourishing you or eating you alive? Are you satisfied and fulfilled with the life you have created?

Yoga Is Official! United Nations Adopts International Yoga Day

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Sister Jenna

I wonder and remain optimistic that International Yoga Day is not only shifting the body, but it becomes an official day where everyone can choose to shift their minds towards a more empowered state.

Guilt-Free Holiday Tips and Recipes

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Enjoy, and avoid the dread of holiday bloat, with these easy guilt-free tips below: 1) Exercise the morning before your feast and walk afterwards: ...