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Beautiful Burden: Iran U.S. Identity

Shaghayegh Farsijani | Posted 08.06.2015 | Women
Shaghayegh Farsijani

Some nights are so unforgettable the world stops for a moment or two. Old and new friends alike gathered at my dear friend's home, Diana, while we chatted, exchanged ideas and read passages from "The Burden of My Red Lips in Tehran."

My Husband Told Me I Look FAT!

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 06.17.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Lewtan

The other night my husband told me I looked FAT! At least that was what I "heard."

Questions of Truth

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Questions of Truth When was the last time you felt a liberating moment of truth claw its way from deep inside you, reach the surface and spring out...

Don't Be Afraid To Trust In The Unknown

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened,” renowned American author Mark Twain once said. It...

Three Simple Steps to Get You Out of Your Head and Into the Moment

Kevin Seldon | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin Seldon

Clear your mind and make a choice to do whatever comes next. Step out of autopilot and take back the controls. I have no idea where you will end up, but I can assure you that you'll be present when you get there.

One Thing You Can Do to Know Yourself Better

Amy Crumpton | Posted 05.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

stocksnap.io by Daniel Bowman The rain was coming down hard on the skylight in my living room just before 6 a.m. I breathed in the smell of my ...

Stop Listening to Your Yoga Teacher

Amber Voiles | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Amber Voiles

I teach yoga for a living. I try to teach this to my students. I try to remind them that they should listen to themselves first and me second. As a teacher you'd think teaching myself would be easy. It's not.

Beyond EQ: Why Do We Fail to Take a Deep Breath in a Tough Situation?

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Karthik Rajan

We look for external solutions that can help us handle difficult situations. Sometimes the best solution is all internal. This blog is an analytical t...

A Voice Found

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

The voice. It is the purest reflection of one's self and is the instrument from which our passions pour. It carries our emotions, gives wings to the ...

They're Up! How About You?

Millie Grenough | Posted 06.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Millie Grenough

Credit: Millie Grenough Pretty amazing, isn't it? Tons of snow atop them for weeks. And now these voluptuous velvets emerge. Just like that. No bruis...

Just Breathe

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

Here's a challenge: name the word and/or action that will get you through your own slump. Write it down (and share it below!). Put it where you'll see it. Look at it again and again. Take it in. Own it. Complete it. Be it. Repeat it. When you do, you'll blow beyond your negative self-perceptions and external projections, fixing your gaze instead on powerful truths inside you.

Uncertain Ground

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

How little trust I have in this body and Cystic Fibrosis after it has betrayed me so vehemently these past months. It is not "if" my body will betray me again, but "when." But I must do it.

Unyielding Tenacity

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

I am learning not to allow the past events to fill me with fear, or the unknown of the future to fill me with trepidation, but to live for the beauty that is present in this very moment. Cystic fibrosis may be progressively present in my life, but it will not rule by fear. I will breathe bravely: continually renewed by the strength and tenacity that live within, knowing I am never alone in this fight.

The Air of Fragility

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

As I continue to navigate this new phase of my journey, each morning I still awake with hope and the belief that it's a new day filled with great possibility. I am learning to embrace the simplicity that life is built upon while never forgetting how truly fragile it all is.

6 Breathing Tricks To Help You Fall Asleep Faster Tonight

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living

There's no question that many of us would like to improve the quality of our sleep each night. Tossing, turning, waking up frequently, struggling to f...

The People I Work With Are Driving Me Nuts!

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

However you approach the situation, remember to stay calm. The situation will only get worse if you lose your temper. Your goal is to resolve the strife in a way that makes a better environment for everyone.

The Key to True Transformation

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Have you noticed that there is a lot of talk these days about transformation being the brass ring on the personal growth fast track? Have you noticed ...

This Breathing Exercise Is Strange, But Full Of Big Benefits

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Most meditation practices encourage us to find our center by connecting with our breath, but one technique recently highlighted on HuffPost Live takes...

Dealing With the Fear of Public Speaking: Seven Tips

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Even after 15 years and over one thousand lectures, I can't say that I've completely overcome the fear of public speaking. On some occasions, I still get some butterflies when I first get up in front of the audience.

3 Simple Ways to Relieve Holiday Tension With Tai Chi

Karl Romain | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Karl Romain

The three main components of a tai chi practice -- movement, meditation, and breathing -- can help you shake off stress this season. So, when you catch yourself tensing up, try these instant soothers borrowed from the ancient martial art.

The Art of Breathing Bravely

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

The problem with CF? It doesn't play fair, it doesn't make deals, and it doesn't care about the life you want or have. It's an ugly disease that hurts a lot of people in its wake. A disease I've tried to protect so many people from, to protect myself from.

Nourish Yourself After Massage With Self Care

Osha Maloney | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Osha Maloney

You finally receive a long overdue massage. Your body melts away stress, releases tension and you reach a peaceful balance in body, mind and spirit. You arise feeling both relaxed and energized. You want to enhance the benefits of your bodywork, so what can you do?

The Best Version of Ourselves

Harper Spero | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

That 5 a.m. feeling is something that I never want to experience ever again. Of course there are going to be crappy nights, but for the most part there's no reason not to strive for good sleep. I've done so much to maintain my health, why stop now?

3 Tensions Hiding in Your Body

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

Check for these three subtle tensions that cause shallow breathing and learn how to let go of them with these three effective tips. 1. THE SLIGHT...

Yoga-tta Breathe to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

A small part of yoga is aerobic training, a greater part is resistance training, and a large part is flexibility exercise.