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Absolute Cooperation With the Inevitable

Tara Brach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Aligning with what is here is a way of practicing presence. It allows us to respond to our world with creativity and compassion.

Your Body Is Talking. Are You Listening?

Neha Sangwan, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Neha Sangwan, M.D.

As the world becomes more and more connected, isn't it astonishing that many of us manage to stay current with the status updates of our 500-plus Facebook friends? Yet when was the last time you checked your body's status update? It's probably time to friend yourself.

The Transforming Power of Mindful Prayer

Tara Brach | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

When the pain is deep, the more fully we touch it, the more fully we release ourselves prayerfully into boundless, compassionate presence.

The Skin You're In: 4 Notes on Pregnancy and Postpartum Body Image

Jessica Zucker, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2013 | Parents
Jessica Zucker, Ph.D.

Our culture, especially among certain social classes, makes no secret of how very important it is that women "get their bodies back" instantaneously.

Uncommon Wisdom About Your Body, Lifestyle and Spiritual Awareness

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

The thing I've come to understand is this: We do have everything we need but we often aren't accessing it. It's like having one of those unbelievably powerful super computers and not plugging it in.

Can You Medicate Meditation?

Tara Brach | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

There are no absolute recipes for working with the issue of taking medications. In making choices on our path, it's important to ask ourselves whether or not they will serve awakening and freedom. Our best answers are found by honestly looking into our intentions.

Brennan Williams

Will T.D. Jakes Return For 'Jumping The Broom' Sequel?

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.19.2013 | Black Voices

Having solidified his name as a producer in television and Hollywood, while also leading The Potter's House mega-church in Dallas, Bishop T.D. Jakes ...

Here Come the Water-Works: (Un)professional Tears

Sarah Juliet Lauro | Posted 08.24.2013 | College
Sarah Juliet Lauro

As a physical expansion in which the self overflows its borders; crying is an act of resistance against the boundaries that cannot be crossed. (Language, what a feeble bridge!)

You Gotta Face It to Fix It

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Sophia A. Nelson

If you won't face what is wrong in your life, in your spirit, in your world then you will never realize your full potential in life. Carrying baggage weighs us down. It is only when we release the baggage that we can soar to greater heights and be who we are meant to be in all of our splendor.

What 'The Mindy Project' Gets Right About Body Image

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 06.25.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

"The Mindy Project" challenges the idea that body acceptance is a herculean task that inevitably consumes all women. Neither Kaling nor her character on the show, Dr. Mindy Lahiri, have time for that.

A Look at Eyeball Tattoos and Extreme Body Modifications

La Carmina | Posted 06.16.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

At underground parties, it's not unusual to see people in novelty contact lenses, which can re-create the golden glare of a tiger or the blue-in-blue of a Dune Fremen.

Want To Still Your Yo-Yo Mind? (WATCH)

John-Roger | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
John-Roger

That Utah night so long ago was a turning point in my awareness because, at 16, I realized that there is something other than my mind that is part of my being. I realized that if I could say, "I want my mind to leave me alone," there was another part of me identifying myself as "I" and "me."

The Best Way To Recover After Divorce

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 05.13.2013 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

Your body still loves you. And the more love you give it, the more it will love you back.

How Becoming a Mom Improved My Body Image

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.08.2013 | Parents
The Chopra Well

I was frightened of passing down my body obsession and eating disordered history to daughters. With boys, I thought I'd be safe. Boys eat and run and eat some more. Boys don't ask if they look fat in their jeans, right?

The Healing Power of Sex

Donna Henes | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Here are some suggestions to expand your ideas about sex and open yourself to the infinite power of healing that it offers. Indulge yourself whether you are alone or with the partner of your choosing.

What Your Body Is Saying About You

Laurie Gerber | Posted 03.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

I enjoy a good tarot card or personality test reading every now and again. I am not offended by the notion that I could learn more about myself through a new lens. But years ago, when my life coach suggested my body was also a "reading," I was taken aback.

'Blobby' Bodies and Biggest Losers: Women Judging Women

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 03.12.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

The descriptors applied to Dunham's body are not the most troubling element of Stasi's piece. It is the mean girl tone with which they are delivered, a tone that has become innocuous in our current culture, where women judging women has become a weird kind of blood sport.

The Future of Extreme Body Mods: A Chat With Steve Haworth (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 01.09.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

Look closely, and you'll see three vertical scars over his right eye, as if a tiger mauled him. He cut these lines into the skin with a scalpel and let them heal, a process called scarification.

Breaking the Belly Barrier: The Preoccupation With the Perfect Pregnant Body

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
Sheila Moeschen

It's great that women feel more comfortable documenting their pregnancies. For my generation, photographic evidence of our pregnant mothers were relegated to a snap from a baby shower or candid at a picnic. Then again, those photos ended up in albums, not splashed across websites.

A Namaste of Metabolic Interdependence

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Eating is a reunion of self and nonself, of me and not-me, of you and not-you, of eater and food through the enmeshment of eating. Eating is twofold yoga: a yoga that unifies your body with your mind and, at a higher level, a yoga that unifies you with your environment.

Candoco: Thinking Beyond the Body (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Coldplay have left the stadium but the buzz surrounding the Paralympic Games looks set to continue. Some feedback credits London 2012 for bridging the...

Job-Hunting? Focus on the Mojo

Liz Ryan | Posted 11.04.2012 | Fifty
Liz Ryan

The goal of reinvention is not to pop out of the chute job-ready, but to experience what the universe is trying to tell you about yourself and your place on the planet.

What It Was Like Living On London Time In New York

Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports
Craig Kanalley

I changed all my clocks to London time. My iPhone, my iPad, my computers (both at home and at work) -- everything was five hours ahead. It all started out swimmingly. I'd get up by 9 or 10 a.m. London time (4 or 5 a.m. New York time). I'd go to work on an uncrowded subway and eerily calm New York streets.

Buddha Doodle -- 'Not Your Body'

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.25.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Buddha Doodle -- 'Body'

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.24.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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