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Yoga Meditation

How to Stop Thinking During Meditation: 10 Tips to Calm in 10 Minutes

Shawna McGrath | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Shawna McGrath

A little secret is that we normally resist what's growth inducing. The resistance is actually a sign that we're near something that could be positively revolutionary for us! Try at least one tip below that you feel a strong aversion to. Try it out for a week and see what happens. You may be surprised!

18 Convincing Reasons To Give Yoga Another Try

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living

“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.“ --Rodney Yee While pounding on a treadmill, lifti...

A Transformative Day of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

Ora Nadrich | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

Kundalini yoga is thought of as transformative and meant to raise our awareness and consciousness. In the hour that my group and I did it together, there was definitely a transformative experience we all felt together.

Mind-Expanding Rave, Anyone? I've Got a Kid Inside Me... Not Drugs

Sonja D'cruze | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Sonja D'cruze

It's 6 p.m. on a Friday evening in Buenos Aires and I'm off on a night out. This is most unusual. In fact, here it's a ridiculous time to be going out...

WATCH: Deepak Chopra: 'Meditation Has Nothing To Do With Religion'

OWN | Posted 02.05.2013 | OWN

Oprah says that when she had meditation taught to students at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls--South Africa, she received pushback from...

Lessons From Yoga: Why Self Care Is So Important

Kripalu | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living

As I rested, I thought about what Andrew had said -- how we must take the time to practice self-care -- and how I must allow the effort of being a stubborn, self-sufficient yogi to dissolve into openness and surrender. This work -- on the mat, resting, in a roomful of people -- can ignite profound change.

WATCH: On Turning Inward

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

How often do you turn your attention inward? How would you benefit from greater self-awareness?

How Yoga Taught Me to Survive... and Thrive

Intent | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living

"My intent in practicing yoga is to help people live either truth so they can love their lives -- whatever phase they are in."

Why You Should Just Breathe

Mary Pritchard | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Yoga Nidra calms me down. Having suffered from anxiety most of my life, I am constantly looking for ways to reduce anxiety that don't involve popping a pill.

On War and Peace -- Yoga and Meditation in Afghanistan

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

As we struggle with violence in so many of our cities around the world, the real question is: "How can each of us model the behavior of peace in our own lives and in our communities?"

Flexibility, Inside And Out

Carre Otis | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Carre Otis

I would assert that despite the wide variety of yoga options and individual preferences, there is one universal element: the union of consciousness and movement, breath and awareness.

The Unexpected Yoga Lessons Of Retinal Detachment

Jennifer Repo | Posted 07.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Repo

I thought about the metaphorical meanings of my eye problems. Detachment. The veil of ignorance being lifted. A new vision. The dissolution of "eye/I."

Getting Real About Yoga and Weight Loss

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

There are people who intensely clutch an idea that yoga is a higher system, not to be lowered to the weight loss or even fitness category. But if yoga was a person, it would have no superior air.

Meditation: An Elixir for Well-Being

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilana Donna Arazie

I guess when cabbies try to run me off the road, or a work project hits a snag, I'm being presented with the exact experiences I need to grow.

Breathe Your Way Into Right Living: De-charge Emotions and Recharge Energy

Darren Littlejohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darren Littlejohn

The conscious breathing practice is something that can have an effect on our ability to cope in everyday situations. If you have health issues, consult your doctor before trying any new practices.