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Take a Hindu to Lunch

Philip Goldberg | Posted 07.31.2014 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

In a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 3,217 Americans were asked to rate religious groups on a 0-100 "feeling thermometer," with 0 representing the coldest and 100 the warmest. Hindus received a lukewarm rating of 50.

The Perfect To Keep A Sexy Bod And Still Enjoy Your Vacation

Mama Glow | Latham Thomas | Posted 07.31.2014 | Black Voices

So many of us focus our energy on getting to the gym in preparation for that beach bikini moment when we let the sarong fall and bare our abs, two pie...

Lessons From the Grassroots: Yoga, Antiracism and a Different Kind of Yoga Service

Rob Schware | Posted 07.31.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Jardana Peacock, based in Nashville, Tennessee, where she uses yoga as a healing tool for people working through emotional trauma and physical injury.

Finding Your Inner Voice

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

I feel very strongly that we all reach a time in our lives when teachers cannot lead the way. When we look outside of ourselves for support, we will not always find it. It is during these times that we must look deep inside of ourselves to find the support we are seeking.

The Mindful Classroom

Mark W. Guay | Posted 07.30.2014 | Education
Mark W. Guay

Writing, yoga and meditation can only help build a more mindful classroom when it becomes habitual. After 10,000 hours of practice (a la Malcolm Gladwell), we can only imagine their creative potential in leadership.

Let the Light In - Today's Buddha Doodle!

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.29.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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5 Office Yoga Poses That Won't Freak Out Your Coworkers

Meredith Nordhem | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Meredith Nordhem

It's no surprise that sitting at a desk all day is not good for our health. So instead of feeling fidgety with discomfort, try these yoga poses for a midday feel good stretch that will leave you tension-free and energized.

Mindfulness for Mind-Blowing Sex: 5 Practices

Joyce Marter | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Electric shivers of euphoria ripple throughout her naked body. The summer breeze encircles the lovers, intensifying the deeply arousing sensation of...

Why You Should Believe in Karma

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

My 3.5-year-old son Ari has a passion for Legos -- even bigger than his passion for pizza. I know this, because when Ari's busy with his Legos, not e...

Today's Buddha Doodle - How to Change the World

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.27.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Beginner's Mind - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Unspiritual? Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.24.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Keith Mitchell: The Art of a Mindful Recovery in Sports Injury

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
One World with Deepak Chopra

For Keith Mitchell, what started as a way to get out of going to church with his parents turned into a successful career.

Be Light - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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"How to Babysit a Grandma"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house we go. My granddaughter, Chloe, doesn't have to take such a circuitous r...

Hope to Heal: Yoga Helps Abused Women Reclaim Warrior Within

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

At a domestic violence emergency shelter in the Bronx, seven women enter the room dressed in jeans, T-shirts and/or the most comfortable clothes they ...

Your Closest Friend - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.22.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Wedding Season: Tying Your Own Emotional Knots

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Rupa Mehta

Enjoy going to a wedding or two this summer. Have fun, drink champagne and eat cake, but don't consume yourself with what someone else's wedding vows mean about your own life. Your life is wonderful, and it is wholly yours.

And Access for All: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week in Daily Giving, we continue making two seed grants every day to social change visionaries around the world. Please join us as a member of ...

How I Got the Body I've Always Wanted

Kate Callaghan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Kate Callaghan

On the left, you will see "Check out my eight-pack, you think I'm healthy and fit, but I am infertile and my bones are weak" Kate. On the right, you will see "Check out my boobs, I look healthy and feminine and my internal state reflects this" Kate.

Healing and the Power of Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

I am grateful to be part of this ever-unfolding ancient healing path, and pleased to see these tools being incorporated into contemporary medical thought. Like two wings of a bird, these old and new approaches balance and support us in achieving the health and well-being we seek.

What Yoga Taught Me About My Relationships

Emily Williams | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Emily Williams

After that class, I started to think about how the people in our lives affect us. After all, someone I had never spoken to was contagious with instability and caused me to fall.

Staying Cool, Calm and Collected: Balancing the Pitta Dosha

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck Kostura Ayurveda reveals to us that there are seasons each year defined by the three doshas: vata (f...

Yoga-tta Be Mind Bendy: Your Brain on Yoga

Melissa Nordin | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

Our enthusiasm is infectious, our curiosity and trust is a treasure, and clearly our world is a brighter and more interesting place because we "do yoga." However, with all this attention on the HOW of yoga, we have managed to overlook the WHY of yoga.

Three Books: Gurus, God and One Amazing Life

Philip Goldberg | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

All religious traditions are different in important and often disturbing ways. And yet, when diligently pursued to their innermost depths, they meet, like rivers in an ocean, in oneness and universal love.