This has been a year of terrible loss. And I'm not even counting David Bowie and Leonard Nimoy. I lost a sister. My older sister. Until recently, I'd never lived a day, or an hour, without her. As the shock of her death begins to ebb, I find myself wondering. Where is she?
I have a pet peeve. It's bigger than a peeve, actually. If I am right about what I am about to say, then I have both Confucius and the plain-speaki...
My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I...
Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) is a protein that protects brain neurons and is significantly reduced in people with Alzheimer's. Now for the first time, br...
Here are seven tips on how to use yoga for better sleep. Do these exercises after your regular nighttime routine so you can go straight to bed after the last exercise. Avoid doing these exercises in bed since your bed should be reserved for sleep as much as possible.
Recent oncological research is now suggesting a correlation between melatonin and cancer: Studies have suggested it could have a potential ability to lessen the negative effects of cancer chemotherapy, enhance its therapeutic effect and reduce its toxicity.
James Maskell, host of the Evolution of Medicine summit, took this thinking one step further, in our recent interview, postulating that the reason Western medicine is slow to incorporate more holistic models is that the medical structures needed for acute disease and chronic disease are "completely opposite."
We're seeing brands start to remove toxic chemicals from their cleaning products and personal care products as well as food brands remove preservatives and other inflammatory foods from their products to make way for a cleaner way of living and eating.
Acupuncturists get asked about the tool they wield all the time. Here's what they tell people who say they'd love to try acupuncture but haven't because they're scared of needles.
This is an interview with Jill Weiss Ippolito, who is the founder/director of UpRising Yoga in Los Angeles, a nonprofit program that brings yoga to incarcerated youth and communities that can benefit from yoga.
Compassion and acceptance only arise when we are really connected to the whole of a person, including their challenging qualities and their suffering. Compassion also arises when we share our own suffering. Connection arises when we struggle or work together towards a common aim.
And so I'll look for my bandhas all day long, because I know the attempt is what's making me strong. And I'm going to keep on dropping back, because, apparently, I've already opened up a crack.
I was called by a consultant to an institute associated with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians to participate as an outside expert i...
Project Yoga Richmond<. Dana told me that she took her first group class in 1994, but yoga didn't immediately "grab" her the way it can newcomers; it took several years. She started Project Yoga Richmond, a non-profit organization, in 2010.
It is so quiet in Galina Tsypin's office that you can hear a pin drop. Or, to be more precise, a needle.
Yoga postures can compress the thyroid and the surrounding lymphatic tissues to squeeze out the blood and intracellular lymphatic fluids making room for fresh replacements. Think of it like wringing out a washcloth under running water.