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6 Steps to Mindfully Tune the Instrument of Self

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

Mindfulness improves your capacity to be reflective and receptive. Being reflective gives you access to information in your unconscious that's hidden from your conscious mind. It lets you receive subtle communications to help you live with more happiness, energy and grace.

These Adorable Animals Don't Give A $#@& About Your Yoga

The Huffington Post | Sam Wilkes | Posted 07.11.2014 | Comedy

If yoga is about controlling the mind and body, there is no greater test than practicing with a dog or cat on the loose. As Danielle Cuccio, a yog...

National Nude Day: Bare it All and Love It

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.10.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Take a deep breath and relax! Nudity is more at this stage of life than just taking your clothes off...thankfully!

Unscripted (Kari's Story)

Kari Zabel | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kari Zabel

We should be excited to wake up in the morning and meditate, drink our morning coffee, or go to work. Why waste time showing up for a life that you don't want, doing work that you don't value, or be around people that don't uplift or inspire you?

Yoga for Abs: The Best Poses for a Slimmer, Stronger Core

The Active Times | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Core strength: whether you're an elite athlete or an occasional exerciser, it's an essential part of maintaining your overall fitness (and good postur...

A True Work-Life Balance Requires Personal Leadership

Justin Constantine | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Justin Constantine

I am now firmly committed to establishing a healthy and holistic work life balance, and I recognize that it will take personal leadership to make that happen.

A Magical Six-Week Life Experiment

Carolina Rogoll | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolina Rogoll

I want to be energized and more present. Give my best to others. Make meditation and watching the sunset part of my weekly routine. That is what having a thriving life means to me. And if I ever forget how to do it, I will keep going on sabbaticals to rediscover life's magic.

Only Now - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.09.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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How I Recovered From ME: My First Steps and Redefining Success

Veronica Layunta Maurel | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Veronica Layunta Maurel

Through my healing process I have experienced the biggest shifts and the greatest miracles by redefining what a happy and successful life is to me. Success means now health, boundaries, honest expression, connection, sharing, creativity.

Interconnected - Today's Buddha Doodles

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Yoga: How We Serve Incarcerated Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 07.06.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Sabrina Seronello, who was on active duty in the Air Force from March 2000-March 2006. She was a medic working in the emerge...

How Yoga Saved This Woman's Marriage

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Some argue that the couple that sweats together stays together. So imagine the benefits that a communal transcending of physical boundaries could brin...

Helping Your Teen Daughters Love their Bodies

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Hi Dr. Barbara, I'm 17 and having a self-image situation. I joined an all-girl yoga group a few weeks back and we just got our class uniforms in. Ba...

9 Inane Things Yoga Teachers Say

Lauren Cahn | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Yoga is my favorite workout -- that's right, I called it a "workout." Because that's why I do it. I do it as a workout. Body and mind, yes, but still,...

5 Yoga Practices That Beat Stress

Dana Bisenius | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dana Bisenius

When we are faced with a deep stretch or strength-building posture, our bodies feel challenged and our minds may begin to protest: This is too hard. How much longer? I can't do this. How much longer?

5 Things Yoga Taught Me About Succeeding in Business

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Dina Vardouniotis

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.

Six West Coast Destinations For Yoga Lovers

Travelzoo | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

When planning a vacation, it can often feel like you have to choose between a relaxing trip and an adventurous one. But it doesn't necessarily have to be an either/or scenario -- especially when you incorporate yoga into your West Coast vacation in North America.

Four Perfect Yoga Poses For The Fourth of July

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 07.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

Free the body, mind and spirit with these simple yoga poses! Below explore some tried and true yoga poses with a little different spin for extra opening, release, and freedom!

5 Steps To An Instant Mental Break

Yoga Journal | Posted 07.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Got a much-needed vacation coming up? Maybe a long July 4th weekend? Your meditation practice is one of the easiest things to take with you! When your schedule doesn't allow for a full-blown mat practice, you can still quiet your mind.

Chicago Fights Violence With Yoga

AP | By DON BABWIN | Posted 07.03.2014 | Impact

CHICAGO (AP) — With their brightly colored mats spread along a sidewalk, Tameka Lawson's yoga students try to follow her instructions: concentrate o...

Lululemon Buyout Might Be In The Works

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business

(Adds comments from founder's spokesman) July 2 (Reuters) - Lululemon Athletica Inc founder Dennis Wilson's advisers have been talking...

An Open Heart, an Open Mind to Meditation

Ko Im | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

We're seeking happiness in the wrong places. We need to break our bad habits by cultivating kindness to ourselves through steadfastness, clear seeing, emotional distress and attention to the present. This awareness can be helpfully reached through practiced meditation.

The Future of Yoga Is in... Spanish

Yoga Journal | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal People of Hispanic origin comprise the second largest ethnic group in the United States, making up 17.1 percent of the total popula...

When Life Is Unfair -- Feed the Right Wolf

Chiyoko Osborne | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Chiyoko Osborne

I always viewed the phrase "life is unfair" as negative. It felt to me the glass is half empty; why try when you'll fail anyway; the good guy comes i...

We Need a Global Wellness Day NOW!

Valerie Frankel | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Frankel

We have Earth Day. We have Mother's Day. We probably have Earth Mother's Day, along with hundreds of other "days" to acknowledge and celebrate somethi...