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The Best Version of Ourselves

Harper Spero | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

That 5 a.m. feeling is something that I never want to experience ever again. Of course there are going to be crappy nights, but for the most part there's no reason not to strive for good sleep. I've done so much to maintain my health, why stop now?

3 Tensions Hiding in Your Body

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

Check for these three subtle tensions that cause shallow breathing and learn how to let go of them with these three effective tips. 1. THE SLIGHT...

Yoga-tta Breathe to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

A small part of yoga is aerobic training, a greater part is resistance training, and a large part is flexibility exercise.

Today's Buddha Doodle - A Radical Invitation

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Today's Buddha Doodle - Breathe Into...

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.07.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Are You Present In Your Life? Banish Busyness and Start Living Your Soul Signature

Panache Desai | Posted 09.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

Your kids have piano, soccer, football, tutoring. You're working 45+ hours a week. Your friends want you to attend their dinner party. You're chairing...

As Still As a 5-Year-Old Kid

Ranya Alkadamani | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ranya Alkadamani

This weekend, I have learned something that I hope will change my outlook on meditation. If I can be still and focus on breathing in and exhaling out, I am meditating.

Growing Up Is So Hard!

Joree Rosenblatt | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Joree Rosenblatt

Our minds are incredibly powerful and I am trying to impress to my daughter that her power to believe in herself is the single most influential indicator of her accomplishments, success and sense of pride.

The One Habit We Should Adopt This Summer

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Having spent a lot of time at the beach, seeing my family, friends, and their little ones play in the sun, I think a lot of us have lost touch with the joy of summertime. This summer, I want us to revisit the simple, silly pleasures we loved as children.

Spring Cleaning Your Calendar

Renee Cullinan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Renee Cullinan

We all know the satisfaction and relief -- the sense of space -- that comes from spring cleaning our closets. Calendars are like closets. If your calendar runneth over and you don't have time to breathe, it's time for a spring cleaning.

A Mother's Day Reflection

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Rupa Mehta

When it comes down to it, your relationship with your mom is probably the most significant in your life because, well, she was the first person you met! I say significant instead of important, life-changing, or loving because every mother/child relationship is different.

Springtime Pairings to Enhance Your Day

Rupa Mehta | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

A wet day pairs with creativity, a cold day comes with drive and productivity, and a warm day encourages reflection and growth, but any day can be paired with a bit of sun -- an opportunity to say thank you and feel joy.

Spring Into Spring! 4 Ways to Jumpstart The Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

If Mother Nature takes some time to transition from the blustery winter to the sunny spring, why don't we give ourselves a similar mental/physical shift? If you're like me, feeling a little stuck from the cold, grey season, you might need a real push to actually make your spring... spring!

The First 5 Steps to Life Balance

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Finding balance in your life can sometimes feel so overwhelming. We dream of a healthy body, a beautiful family, eight hours of sleep, bubble baths, ...

The Simple Process That Will Lead To Better Mindfulness

Kripalu | Posted 02.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Often in the yoga world, you'll hear directions like, "Let it go," "Relax," "Breathe into it." These all sound lovely, but when I'm in a wound-up state, they strike me as abstract, unattainable, and a tad annoying. Let what go, where? Relax? Thanks, I'll get right on that. And breathe into what?

Let Anna Lunoe Put Your Week Into Overdrive

Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

Anna Lunoe's known to house-heads as a festival favorite, and her new single "Breathe" is sure to bring new fans to her various gigs around the world....

The Spiritual Traveler (Or How to Make It Through Your Trip Without Going Nuts)

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Have you ever noticed that despite being a spiritual person -- or a good person -- it all goes out the window when you hit that airport security line? Perhaps that's what airports were designed for: to test your spiritual mettle.

What a Few Deep Breaths Can Teach You

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 09.07.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

The ability to stop and breathe is one of the most important -- and neglected -- skills we have. We often don't take a moment and just breathe into a situation, and too often we panic and forget ourselves.

Stress' Worst Nightmare (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Overcoming Trauma With Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

It just so happened that the theme for the lesson was interconnectedness. We would spend the time exploring partner poses, designed to build community and interdependence within the class. I told the students that this would be a chance to lighten the load that we'd all been carrying the past few days.

Beditation 101: Best Practices For A Perfect Slumber

Kripalu | Posted 05.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Though scientific studies are undecided on whether meditation actually improves sleep (some researchers say it does by easing depression, some say it makes you need less sleep, some reveal increased alertness), I find it the spiritual equivalent of counting sheep.

Find Your Center: Kathy Freston's Simple Mantra Meditation

Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Stand Tall

Laura Bushnell | Posted 04.15.2013 | Parents
Laura Bushnell

Mothers -- you are powerful. Stand tall. You are full of grace. Stand tall. Join together and stand tall. Be as a Redwood tree. Stand tall.

Don't Forget to Breathe!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Breathing in a way that promotes stress reduction takes practice and attention, two things we often have in short supply. Ironically, we are often too busy to focus on breathing well.

Stressed? Why Mindful Breathing Really Works

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

To understand how pausing works, consider that chronic stress affects the brain much as running too many applications simultaneously impacts your computer's performance. After all, the brain is a computer of sorts. And both suffer when overloaded.