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Finding Balance

Chakras 101: How 7 Body Points Can Balance Your Life

Posted 02.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Beyond your physical body is an "energy body" that contains crucial information about who you are. Part of that "energy anatomy" are the seven chakras...

Awaken Your Breath, Body And Bowels With Ayurveda

Posted 02.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The 5,000-year-old practice of Ayurveda is all about achieving balance in your life by optimizing your daily routine, including the foods you eat and ...

Christine Organ: s the Quest for Balance Actually Making Us Feel More Unbalanced?

Christine Organ | Posted 11.20.2013 | Women
Christine Organ

Maybe balance, like success, isn't something we can obtain or achieve, but something that we feel within ourselves, in our soul, in the essence of our being.

Tough Choices And Pursuing Bigger Priorities

Randy Hain | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

More and more professionals around the country are choosing career paths that allow for a realignment of priorities and a focus on what is truly important. This flies in the face of conventional wisdom, which for so long has placed career success at all costs.

10 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Have More Fun

Andrea Umbach | Posted 09.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Umbach

Adults and children must find a balance between structure and spontaneity. Structure allows for a framework, choices, and some flexibility, but rigidity means you follow the rules -- or else. How do you find balance?

Feeling Stressed? Just Take Your Mind Off It, Researchers Say

Posted 07.11.2013 | Healthy Living

When presented with conflicts and stressful situations, we're often told that the best way to cope is to tackle the issue head-on. But when it comes t...

How I Found Balance From An Unexpected Source

Rebecca Woolf | Posted 09.05.2013 | Parents
Rebecca Woolf

Watching a boy learn to ride his bike reminded me that every moment we become better equipped to be here, more willing and able to move forward, to let go, to be free, to ride on.

Elaine Agather: Finding Balance in Seriousness and Spirit

Elaine Agather | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Elaine Agather

ur business is demanding and competitive, and necessitates you come to work every day ready to work hard, make mistakes and better yourself. No one is more competitive than I am, but I never take myself too seriously.

Susan Ann Darley: The Transformational Power of Self-Care

Susan Ann Darley | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women
Susan Ann Darley

As I practiced self-care, I became more confident and peaceful. I refused to internalize the judgments of others

Can Meditation Help Busy Moms?

Michelle Noehren | Posted 04.03.2013 | Parents
Michelle Noehren

Let's just get right down to it. Moms are busy, often stressed and aren't typically the best at prioritizing "me" time. I'm right there with you.

The Equanimity Game: On Restoring Balance When You Feel Yourself Backsliding

Posted 01.15.2013 | GPS for the Soul

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

8 Ways To Find Balance

Posted 12.27.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Republican Candidate David Gerson Is All About Exercise When It Comes To Balance

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

David Gerson, a 2012 Republican Candidate for the House of Representatives, checked in at The Huffington Post's Oasis with exercise on the brain. Exer...

The Daily Balancing Act

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 10.16.2012 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

I now maintain ultra-vigilant status during grocery excursions. I absolutely, positively do not want to meet my end in the produce aisle.

Are Your Kids Making You Crazy? 5 Ways to Remain Joyful and Calm Through the Chaos

Erin Cox | Posted 09.29.2012 | Parents
Erin Cox

Here are the top five ways I've maintained a sense of true calm and happiness despite the mayhem that raising three little ones can bring.

From One Mother to Another -- Am I Normal?!?

Jodi Ciampa | Posted 06.16.2012 | Parents
Jodi Ciampa

Don't sit back and suffer thinking you are wrong in the way you feel.

Advice From Google's Marissa Mayer: "Find Your Rhythm"

Callie Schweitzer | Posted 05.28.2012 | Technology
Callie Schweitzer

Not everyone applies to 10 colleges. Not everyone looks for jobs they might not want. But Mayer always did. She stressed the importance of always having options in life and evaluating every single one of them.

Parenting: A Balancing Act

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 05.28.2012 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

It is at this point that the toddler transformed from the sweet child I once played Peek-a-Boo and rocked to sleep to what I can only imagine mirrors a meth addict detoxing...

How Did I Get Here?

Nancy Alvarez | Posted 04.08.2012 | Women
Nancy Alvarez

What I've learned from all of this is that if I'm open to change and to the opportunities that appear, often out of the blue.

7 Steps To Bring Balance To Your Life

Susan Morales, M.S.W. | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Morales, M.S.W.

Most of the articles I've read about balance focus on revising time spent in different activities. I propose that balance starts with "being with" yourself so you can pay attention to what your needs are.

Paying Attention To The Space Between Life's Notes

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

The space between the notes, the pauses between the cuts and the transitions between postures shows that it is action as well as inaction that define our work and our world.

Real Food Rehab: Jazz Sensation Spider Saloff on the Art of Living

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Joy Altman

I thought it would be interesting to ask people whose life's work or creative pastimes require them to be very in tune with their bodies, to share their process and personal stories on this topic.