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What My Yoga Practice Has Taught Me About Business

Charles Edge | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Charles Edge

This may sound a little surprising, but yoga and business have a lot in common. Yoga teaches us about depth and focus. But as I've yoga can also provi...

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead ...

Practice is the Foundation of Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.29.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Practice is the practical foundation of sports success, meaning it's what you do that determines whether you do or do not achieve your sports goals. ...

Music Majors and Sleep

MajoringInMusic.com | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
MajoringInMusic.com

However, if you enter music school knowing that sleep will be at a premium, perhaps you'll go off armed with some strategies that will stave off at least some of the problems associated with lack of sleep.

My Newfound Respect for the Hard Work Performers Do Before Stepping on Stage

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment
The University of Central Florida Forum

This stuff is not easy, and boy, oh, boy, I am not looking forward to seeing this video.

Every Day Can Be a Good Day of Training

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

One of the most frequent comments I hear from the athletes I work with is: "I had a lousy day of training." This statement was almost always accompanied by a variety of emotions that are neither pleasant nor helpful including frustration, anger, worry, doubt, and disappointment.

Shakira's Son Serves Up A Whole Lot Of Tennis Cuteness On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices

Shakira's son Milan has been on this earth less than three years, and he's already impressed us with his adorable drumming, his ability to recognize U...

6 Exercises to Help You Say 'NO'

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

I've written about how being a chronic people pleaser can be devastating to your career, your relationships, and your self-esteem. Many of you responded to that post by sharing that how hard it is to "just say NO." It was once hard for me too. And sometimes, it still is. It takes lot of courage to say NO.

2 Months Down, 10 to Go

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 10.30.2015 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

For our first-month-i-versary in the dome, we all wrote blog posts. The theme was "what I learned in my first month on sMars." This month we came up with another theme: what's the most challenging, and most rewarding, part of being on sMars?

Screw Perfection: Choose Practice

Kindness Blog | Posted 09.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kindness Blog

By Trish Rohr I am starting to believe that "perfect" may be the ugliest, most vulgar, and destructive word in our language. In life there is not a ...

10 Ways To Go From Good To Great

Rana Florida | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Rana Florida

In our age of Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, "discipline" takes a backseat to celebrity. Greatness, it seems, is whatever gets you re-Tweeted or Liked; whatever racks up the most clicks or followers.

Long-Sought NCAA Football Practice Legislation Finally Within Sight

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.10.2015 | Sports

When researchers at the University of Virginia discovered a relationship between the type of equipment worn by their school’s football players at pr...

Talent Matters: Deliberate Practice Leads to Greatness

Stedman Graham | Posted 06.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Stedman Graham

"I am slow to learn and slow to forget what I've learned. My mind is like a piece of steel, very hard to scratch anything on it and almost impossible ...

"Are You Jewish?": Judaism and the Future of Faith

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.05.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

On my way to visit my student pulpit in Ohio several years ago, I helped a man dressed in traditional Hasidic garb with his luggage. After thanking me politely, he turned to me and asked, "Are you Jewish?"

Oh, Nothing, Just LeBron James Hitting A One-Handed Full-Court Shot

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.25.2015 | Sports

Unreal.

Mind Over Matter

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Practicing mindfulness in the context of a relationship can enhance the depth and quality of connection and neutralize negative reactive patterns that diminish trust and intimacy by enabling partners to attend more consciously to each other's concerns and needs.

Compete Like You Practice or Practice Like You Compete?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

One of the first questions that I ask athletes and coaches I work with is: Should you compete like you train or train like you compete? By far, the most frequent response is: You should compete like you train. This answer seems perfectly reasonable if you think about it.

Why Exercising Your Sense Of Humor Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Laughter truly is the best medicine when it comes to keeping us feeling physically, mentally and emotionally young as we age. However, maintaining our...

3 Things Teaching Yoga Taught Me About Business

Tova Payne | Posted 12.18.2014 | Small Business
Tova Payne

You know yoga is meant to awaken us, to enlighten -- which simply means to turn on the light. And it does this because it is so confronting. Well, let me tell you it is, and so is business.

3 Roads to Joy: 5 Questions to Start the Journey Now

Steven Crandell | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

If you believe the idea of life being joy-centered is a falsehood, you have bought the snake oil of disillusionment, and you are probably still taking a tablespoonful of its bitterness every morning. My recommendation is to skip a day, open up to the possibility of joy, and see how you feel.

The Most Beautiful Outhouse Ever

Millie Grenough | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Hike. Meditate. I didn't do either of them seriously until I hit my 40s. Still not "perfect" at either, but much less afraid of them now than I was decades ago. Yes, more skillful.

Self-Taught Yoga and the Need for a Teacher

Kino MacGregor | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

It is my hope that each student of yoga finds a true guide along the arduous path of the inner tradition of yoga.

These Amazing Before-And-After Drawings Show The Real Value Of Practice

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

"For the first couple years you make stuff," public radio host Ira Glass stated once, "it's just not that good. It's trying to be, but it's not." ...

Mpofu's Happiness Cage and the Practice of Joy

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

It seems counter-intuitive to practice joy. Joy seems to move like a hummingbird, flitting where it will, bringing delight and then disappearing. Can ...

Forgive Yourself

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

As I took some time to reflect and go within, I realized I was carrying around an enormous amount of resentment, most of which was directed at myself.