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Happiness, Inside Out

Seema Kalra | Posted 10.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Seema Kalra

The more you meditate, the more you recognize your ego and learn to use it consciously. This is healthy use of ego. The practices make the ego transparent and usable. The practices allow you to gain the ability to observe yourself more and more so that you can make changes and polish yourself.

The Hundred Dollar Sleep Solution

Deanna Reiter | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Deanna Reiter

My 9-year-old stepson, Quin, was having a few difficult nights of sleeping. I asked him if maybe a crystal or something might help him sleep better. ...

You've Been Breathing All Wrong During Your Workout (Until Now)

Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jeremey DuVall for Life by DailyBurn You’ve been doing it about 20,000 times a day since the moment you were born. In fact, you’re doing it ...

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...

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...

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.

Investing in Mental Health

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 12.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Today, the issue of mental illness affects an estimated 350 million people around the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Depress...

Breathing Tips: Lower Back Relief

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

Don't be discouraged if it takes time to access release through breathing; it will happen eventually, and it is an invaluable tool for de-stressing. Making these connections between breath and body heightens sensitivity and prompts us to take better care of ourselves.

The Basics of Good Breathing

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

There are a few key factors that determine one's ability to successfully practice deep breathing. A few key pointers can give people the awareness they need so that they may utilize the gift of breath to restore and enhance the body's balance, freedom and health.

How to Create Moments of Insight

Trevor Blake | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Trevor Blake

A simple daily habit of taking quiet time allows us to find our path away from the quicksand of life and into moments of insight. It is those flashes of brilliance that separate the successful from the want-to-be.

Relaxation Tip: Accept That Authentic, Mental Chatter

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Relaxation is the most difficult Olympic sport of all, and the sting of not getting a medal can run deep. Finding our present is often the missing step as many of us begin a meditation, yoga or any other mind-cleansing practice.

Breathe Easy: Proper Breathing Techniques for Exercise

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jordan Shakeshaft Breathe in, breathe out -- simple, right? Not so fast. When it comes to exercise, the art of inhaling and exhaling may be a l...

The 5 Healing Benefits Of Breath

Maggie Lyon | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

When we count our breath, we count on our breath. We discover it is the ticket back to ourselves. The breath both coaches and coaxes us into self-reliance, not only for relaxation into sleeping states, but also for profound letting go in superlatively chaotic and awake states.

Kids Kicking Cancer Teach Us How to Live Healthier Lives

Trish Kinney | Posted 12.06.2011 | Impact
Trish Kinney

Rabbi G and his wife lost their young daughter to leukemia in 1981. Despite undergoing what would now be considered primitive treatment with brutal side effects, his daughter would lie on top of him and say, "it's ok, Daddy, I love you."

Unplug and Recharge: Everyday Yoga -- 5 Steps to Better Breathing

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Avant Stover

Sitting down for long periods of time, thinking too much, overeating, under-exercising, and resisting feeling your emotions can all contribute to shal...