It is my hope that this overall integrated approach to cancer care will not only be successful in terms of my own long term survival and quality of life, but that it also models for patients and doctors alike that complementary care has an essential role to play alongside conventional care.
Someone wise once said, "what you resist most, is likely what you also need the most." Here's what I learned what I needed and to do more of at work in order to succeed.
Until two weekends ago, I had never meditated, I don't regularly do yoga, and my go-to meal is typically french fries. When it comes to alternative me...
Apparently my resulting facial expression doesn't fully expose how I really feel about these advances, so let me lay it out with words, boys: You're not being cute. You're not being funny or clever. In fact you're mildly nauseating.
In honor of this legendary town that has been my other half for most of my adult life, I've been collecting a list of all the things I will miss when I'm gone. Even I'm surprised how long it is. I thought I'd share 10 of my favorites.
Living in a world of laughter opens one's life to a world of joy. Joy is a divine quality that is inherently creative and productive. And, when we're productive we're doing positive things with our lives. Isn't that reason enough for laughing more?
Hamilton Colwell cooked up Maia yogurt back in 2007. It was designed to be an all-natural snack for his pregnant cousin. How did it transform into a business?
Father's Day is the occasion to show your appreciation. It's also an opportunity to help your father get some balance and feel better. Here are five ways to give him the day he deserves and kick start some habits that will keep on giving!
As a brain booster, yoga outperformed an intense bout of aerobic exercise, which has already been shown to have positive effects on the brain.
Yoga is a way of giving back. The gift of life. Your body is a temple and if you give in, you will find universality. Yoga clears the mind and energizes the body and one is at peace with oneself and the universe. Yoga gives me a reason to wake up every day. Each day is a creative and positive day, when I'm practicing yoga.
I hope that people won't view the poses as the purpose of yoga. I think yoga is fundamentally about maintaining a steady breath and alignment of the body in all poses (or asanas) in the pursuit of mindfulness.
I recently interviewed Dr. Kausthub Desikachar by email. He began studying yoga when he was 9 years old under the guidance of his teacher and fathe...
"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most." Colors are therapeutic. They have a direct effect on our mood, and well be...
One day, Sheena plans to establish a healing justice community center -- a studio that will include yoga classes, a vegetarian restaurant, healing studio, and serve as a workshop space for communities to gather and organize.
New studies show that yoga can benefit pregnant women's emotional health, reduce labor pain and delivery time, and prevent pregnancy complications.
As said in many 12-step recovery programs: "You can't give away what you don't have." This is true for any teacher, mentor, or healer. It is important that you honor your own self so you can share what you love as your most vibrant, glowing, full and radiant self.