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Perhaps Your Obnoxious Roommate Needs a Hug?

Jennifer Walker Gates | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Walker Gates

Ah, the "obnoxious roommate." This is the term Arianna Huffington uses in Thrive to identify her internal critic, but she's known by plenty of other n...

Move of the Day: Bow Pose

Nora Tobin | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try.

Arianna Huffington: Her Wake-Up Call and Mine

Sara Morgan-Beckett | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Sara Morgan-Beckett

I never thought life would get more exciting after the age of 35. But at 36, I met the love of my life. At 37, I moved to New York. At 38, I got married, and at 39, I became a mother. Mentally and geographically, I've never been in a better place

I Don't Want to Hear 'It's Bathing Suit Season' When I Work Out

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

I do yoga for strength, flexibility, balance and focus. I also love hiking, and lately, even high-intensity interval training. However, I don't exercise for a "summer body." In fact, I prefer a strong, healthy body year round, thank you very much.

Yoga Can Ease Perimenopause Symptoms

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Perimenopause doesn't only play games with your body; it messes up your moods. There may be days when you feel like you're surrounded by the most gorgeous shoes on earth, but you can't find your size.

Al Mohler Is Right About Yoga (and It Doesn't Matter)

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 07.08.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

The people I know who are passionate about yoga are certainly clear that you don't have to identify as Hindu or Buddhist in order to practice it. Christians can go to their yoga class and still be Christian, and so can Muslims.

5 Great Yoga Poses for New Moms

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

As we celebrate moms this Mother's Day, I wanted to inspire new moms to take a few moments each day to quiet the mind and ease the body through yoga.

Wellness in Wine Country

Mary Orlin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Orlin

Of course a little retox with a glass of wine afterwards is always allowed.

Yoga: How We Serve Runaway Youth

Rob Schware | Posted 07.06.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Ravi Singh, who moved to NYC in 1974 with the intention of being a poet. He quickly came to realize that his desire to inspi...

Find Bliss by Going Inward

Joyce Marter | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Bring your attention inward to this love that is inside of you, connecting you to all that is living or has lived across time and space. Remember you are not alone or lacking in any way because you are intrinsically connected to this whole, vibrant universe of abundance.

How These Young Women Continued To Thrive Even In The Face Of Cancer

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Yulady Saluti and Jill Brzezinski-Conley are both young women who have suffered the pains of a cancer diagnosis. Amid this unfavorable situation, they...

5 Yoga Poses for The Ultimate Night's Sleep

The Active Times | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

News flash: we all love coffee, but there's a difference between casually enjoying a cup of Joe with breakfast in the morning and sprinting to Starbuc...

Asia Society Offers a Space to Slow Down and Reflect

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

The Asia Society's current exhibit, 'Golden Visions of Densatil: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery,' has allowed its curators to foray into unconventional ...

This Woman Found More Wealth In Africa Than On Wall Street

HuffPost LIve | Posted 05.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Paige Elenson feels that her past work as a consultant on Wall Street has helped her run the Africa Yoga Project, her organization devoted to teaching...

Over 50? Don't Let Yoga Classes Intimidate You...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Paul LaRosa

It has come to my attention that some people over 50 years of age are actually afraid to try yoga! Even writing that sentence feels strange because yoga, of all the fitness programs out there, feels most inclusive to me.

Women Getting Crushed by Alzheimer's

Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D.

According to the most recent Alzheimer's Association report called 2014 Facts and Figures, the fight against Alzheimer's disease isn't faring very well and women are taking the brunt of it. According to this report, women are at higher risk for developing AD and are thus at the epicenter of the Alzheimer's epidemic.

Yoga and Reality TV

Karena Virginia | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Karena Virginia

Reality TV is popular in part is because people want to see genuine inner feelings and vulnerability. We want to know that we are not alone. We want to know what is going on behind the masks. We are craving to see truth.

Yoga for The Heart

Rob Schware | Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

Many people who suffer from serious health problems spend a significant amount time in a hospital. They typically have a variety of appointments with doctors and therapists, and much of their time is consumed traveling among medical professionals. Providing a yoga class in a hospital setting allows patients to have access to yoga in a convenient location.

Learn to Fix the No. 1 Mistake You Are Making in Yoga Practice

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

In vinyasa or flow style yoga, we open up the practice with the ubiquitous Sun Salutations: High-push Up, Low-push Up, Upward Dog, Downward Dog. It'...

(Trying to) Speak Truth to Power: Ten Observations From My 90 Minutes With Lululemon's CEO

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

Lululemon should be judged based on what they do now, not primarily on their willingness to participate in this panel.

Why Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga Is Pure Bliss

Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Sasha Bronner

Yoga feels good. But practicing yoga on a board in the middle of a bay or in the ocean is simply delightful.

The Agony (and Zen) of Little League

Annabel Monaghan | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Annabel Monaghan

For me, baseball is like yoga. From the expressions of concentration on the faces around me, I have the sense that something very important is happening, yet I see almost nothing happening at all.

How I Came to Follow My Passion

David Cherner | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
David Cherner

I had finally found meaning in my own work by focusing inward, being present enough to observe some interesting trends going on around me, and following two passions deep in my belly: helping people reconnect with themselves and one another and starting new companies.

Your Body Is Your Body

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

A few weeks ago, I finally got up the courage to take a group Iyengar yoga class in New York City. Now, I've been doing yoga for 17 years, so you'd th...

Your Highest Self Is Calling

Elena Brower | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

This choice I'm making, I know I know better. This thought I'm creating seems a trap, a net. This action I'm taking should be way higher, and I can'...