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How to Beat Jetlag and Travel Healthier

Matt Wilson | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Matt Wilson

It's the morning after my journey from the Andes to Ireland. Four planes, a 12 hour transatlantic flight, 7 hour time difference, 11k foot altitude ch...

Branching Beyond Playing It Safe

Mark W. Guay | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark W. Guay

Like Brian, many people leave high school to begin a career or get a degree in something that is safe. I don't blame them at all. Growing up in a blue collar family, I know the feeling of depending on the next paycheck. It's a terrible feeling. So I get safe.

50 Shades of Namaste: Exploring Yoga and Sadomasochism

Jill Lawson | Posted 02.04.2016 | Style
Jill Lawson

The first time is terrifying, yet life changing. You will be instructed to take off your shoes and strip down to your bare essentials. If you have the...

These Yoga Teachers Empower Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors to Reclaim Their Lives

NationSwell | Posted 02.04.2016 | Impact

Exhale to Inhale is a nonprofit that brings free yoga classes to shelters and community centers that serve domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. It also trains volunteer instructors to lead trauma-informed yoga classes

Bringing Yoga to Veterans Treatment Court

Rob Schware | Posted 02.04.2016 | Impact
Rob Schware

Jennifer Wright offers Mindful Yoga Therapy (MYT) training to Veterans and their families. She started with eight Veterans. One of those Vets introduced her to The Joseph House, a treatment-based shelter for Veterans in transition where she has worked the last two years.

Yoga Journey: What We Find, What We Seek

Jodi Weiss | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jodi Weiss

For me, yoga is about faith. It's about recovery and renewal and reinventing. It is about taking a time out each day to nurture myself and connect. It has taught me transcendence and also helps me daily to ground.

The Power of Digital Detox

Catriona Pollard | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Every year I have a digital free holiday. Let me explain what I mean. A few years ago I turned off my phone and travelled around Myanmar (Burma) for t...

Why The DEN Is The Best Meditation Studio In Los Angeles

Ira Israel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

Don't just do something. Sit there! ~ Sylvia Boorstein I saw a guy today at Starbucks. He had no smartphone, tablet or laptop. He just sat there dri...

A Response to Stewart Lawrence, From a 'Conservative' Yogi

Amy K. Mitchell | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy K. Mitchell

Yoga is not conservative or liberal. It crosses partisan lines. Who does not want to feel better about themselves, both mentally and physically? For if you don't care for yourself, do you have any right to assume the power to care for another?

The Positivity Problem: Why Yoga Imaging Must Go Deeper

Lara Land | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Lara Land

It is time to call on our yogis, self-helpers, and wellness folks to value check and tweak the current yoga messaging to include, accept, and honor all seekers as they move through and observe their moods excepting themselves, embracing others, and constantly working to live a more authentic life.

Is Teaching Meditation The New Bartending?

Ira Israel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

...there may actually be puritanical fanatics of conscience who even prefer to lie down and die on a certain nothing than an uncertain something. ~ Ni...

3 Ways to Refresh Your New Year's Resolutions

Liz Wilkes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

The point of New Year's resolutions is to make yourself a better you. That means breaking old habits and building new ones. However, that doesn't happen overnight. It requires dedication and commitment to seeing an improved you at the end of a long journey.

Go Outside, Get Your Yoga On

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Ever have those days where the whole day goes by in a fury? All of a sudden, it is nighttime, and you wonder where the day went. In our highly-...

Yoga and the Art of Deal Maintenance (or "Eat, Pray, Close")

Connor Diemand-Yauman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Connor Diemand-Yauman

The value of physical flexibility in yoga is obvious, and by the end of my stay at the ashram I'd made significant gains: my bends were deeper, my twists twistier, and on good days I could literally put my foot in my mouth.

The Surf Love Story of an Introvert Mermaid

Candace Loy | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Candace Loy

In the beginning, I was always more scared, than calm, excited and confident like those around me. The pictures you see of the composed and artful ...

DISPATCH: Why This Ancient Vedic Practice Trumps Any New Year's Resolution

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Did you set resolutions on New Year's Day? Did you maybe decide to eat more healthfully? Move more joyfully, love more wholeheartedly, work more pu...

Honest Reasons You Should Do Yoga

Sarah Klegman | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klegman

I'm not saying it'll work for everyone, and I can't promise you won't embarrass yourself, but give it a shot. If a skeptical, lazy, sassy and formerly out of shape lady like me can start practicing yoga, you can to.

Enjoying Mother Nature Is Wonderful, Healing Self Care

Dayna Colvin | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Dayna Colvin

I'd like to share something wonderful that I do for myself every chance I get that I enjoy for holistic self-care. I'm a very simple, down-to-earth w...

The Gift of Anxiety and the Practice of Peace

Anne M. Samit | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anne M. Samit

"For out on the edge of darkness there runs the peace train." -- Peace Train, Cat Stevens A new instructor had arrived on the scene, and instead of b...

Trade Secret: Create a Brand That is in Alignment With Your Values

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

In business: YOU are your brand. You are your reputation. Be very clear on your values in business - they are like your moral compass & will in...

CES 2016 Las Vegas: Sin City Meets Yoga Girl

Christine Martitz | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Martitz

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV (photo courtesy Christine Martitz) With a touch of a button, a swipe of the finger, we crave instant gratification. Ev...

Want to Be Happier? Live by These 4 Rules

Rachael Yahne | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Rules bring about order, and order is much easier to cope with than guilt of being selfish. So I'll share the only rules I live by, the ones that have had me traveling the world, falling in love, making big moves after cancer.

How Visiting India Makes You Feel Alive Again

Carolina Rogoll | Posted 01.25.2016 | Travel
Carolina Rogoll

Contrary to what I expected, India is not a country you see, is a country you feel. You have no choice (yes, it will be uncomfortable at times) but to get out of your hard shell of western comforts and open up. In only 1 visit, this is all what India did for me:

Interview: If Yoga Can Save Me, It Can Save Anybody

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 01.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

I got the chance to sit down with local donation-based yoga teacher Amanda Reh to talk about life before yoga, practice, vision and how her kind of ...

WHiP It! Dive Into Your Love Drop -- A Meditation

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 01.22.2016 | Divorce
Amy Elias, MS When we attend to...