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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

In ancient language of Sanskrit, the word sutra literally means a thread or string that holds things together. Metaphorically, it refers to an adage ...

How Could I Write a Book About Myself and Not Know It?

Sue Shanahan | Posted 10.22.2014 | Books
Sue Shanahan

Glory in the Morning gives parents a vehicle to share the power of being believed in and the realization that eyes aren't the only way we see with their children. Kids don't need my backstory to understand  the underlying message of the book.

Tapped Out Teens: 4 Stress Relief Strategies That Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Not ready to try meditation? Try to practice slowing your breathing down to four to six breaths per minute. Regular practice of this technique has been shown to build both your stress resilience and your willpower reserve.

Are You a Bully?

Dr. Shelley Plumb | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shelley Plumb

Have you ever felt defenseless at the hands of someone else? If so, how does it feel? Fear often sets in first, intimidation next; forced to submit, we often feel trapped. Trapped in a metaphorical cage with nowhere to run can be terrifying.

How To Kick The Feeling That You're Not Good Enough

Susie Wolbe | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

Facing impostor feelings can be challenging, but speaking with mentors, recognizing your personal expertise, using strategies to replace current negative habits with more positive, beneficial patterns will bring you to a more optimistic experience so you can enjoy your well-earned successes.

5 Things Ayurveda Wants You to Know About Yourself

Chara Caruthers | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Chara Caruthers

Have you noticed that we are up to our ears in health and wellness solutions these days? The airwaves and interwebs are overflowing with pills, progr...

Stop Copying Me!

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

Copycats cross those lines and boundaries, which make the friends they are copying often feel intruded upon and uncomfortable.

Why Out-of-Classroom Experiences Are Critical to Your College Education

Christie Garton | Posted 10.14.2014 | College
Christie Garton

With each passing year, it's getting increasingly more difficult for young professionals to stand out from the thousands of other graduates who have turned their tassels and entered the workforce. That's why college isn't all about what happens in the classroom.

Raising a Risk Taker

Sean Slade | Posted 10.14.2014 | Education
Sean Slade

When we hear the phrase "risk taking," we often think of harm or danger. However, the act of growing, developing, and discovering yourself necessarily involves risk.

Missteps in Resiliency (And Why They Might Be Good for You)

Rachel Verlik | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

I'm starting to realize this is in iterative process -- there is no finish line or end game. I'm adjusting my resiliency journey to be more focused on awareness and forgiveness of missteps, because that is where the true resiliency shows up.

5 Steps to Making Difficult Decisions

Carla M. Holden | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Carla M. Holden

Few decisions in life are final. So take a deep breath and decide. Plus it helps to remember -- you can always change your mind.

The One Question to Ask When You Feel Stuck in Relationship

Amy Segreti | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Segreti

The thing that gets me into sticky spots in relationships is often in regards to freedom. I crave it, I grow from it, and I structure my life around it.

Confessions of a Recovering Emotional Baggage-Toting Drama Queen

Michelle Martin | Posted 10.09.2014 | Divorce
Michelle Martin

I made a decision to start living my life more authentically, with increased transparency. I pursued this path because I was feeling an exorbitant amount of fragmentation and stress, and I determined that it was because I was wearing too many masks in my life. I had no place, and no space to just be me.

Trick-or-Treat in High Heels

Margaret Marshall | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Strengthen your control to set you in the right direction for smart eating during the entire holiday season. This is the start needed to continue into the heart of the holiday season, so you will be able to awake on New Year's Day feeling empowered.

Five Conditions for Sifting Social Fields

Otto Scharmer | Posted 10.07.2014 | World
Otto Scharmer

What does it take to address the current crises of our time at the level of the source (as opposed to the level of the symptoms)? What it takes, we believe, is a journey--a journey on which the social field shifts from ego-system awareness (silo view) to eco-system awareness (seeing from the whole).

Life Isn't Perfect... And That's OK!

David Kanegis | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Without realizing it we are constantly evaluating our own behavior, successes and "perceived" failures. This is how we have been conditioned. It's time for a change.

Coping When A Family Member Has Alzheimer's

KnowMore TV | Posted 10.01.2014 | Fifty
KnowMore TV

Once a force of nature who routinely cooked so many hand-rolled perogies that the table sagged under their weight, now she sits in a daze, often staring at the television, completely unengaged in the world. She refuses to cook, knit or go for walks which used to be things she enjoyed.

2 1/2 Tips For A Happier Life... Start Today!

David Kanegis | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Everyone wants to be happy! It's a primal desire that needs to be satisfied but rarely is completely attained. That's OK -- striving motivates us and leads to greater feelings of well-being.

Childhood Lasts A Thousand Years

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Wendy Lustbader

Who is most aware of what we have carried forward with us from childhood? Our partners. Intimate relationships are the contexts where these old reflexes are most likely to emerge and even dominate our current experience.

Sleeping in the Middle of the Bed

Robin Korth | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

Of course, I would like a partner and special friend in my life. I would love to have a confidant and lover. If this man shows up -- wonderful! If he doesn't show up -- wonderful! I don't need to fill the other side of the bed anymore. Because being with my "self" is enough now. I am enough.

Falling Is Not Failing

Tim McDonald | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

I'm learning that the only failure we experience is something we don't learn from. Life is a journey, not a destination. Falling is part of the adventure. Failing to me is giving up.

How Distancing Yourself Can Actually Help A Relationship

Douglas LaBier | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

We tend to encase ourselves within a narrow perspective, a limited vision, of ourselves in life situations. Being able to step "outside" of ourselves expands our view of what we're capable of.

3 Reasons Why Finding "The One" Is a Myth

Nicole Leigh West | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Leigh West

Are you still searching for "The One"? That perfect partner placed on earth specifically for you? Or have you already found "The One"... more than onc...

Emotional Currency, the Underlying Exchange

Jenny Florence | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

Our capacity to learn an emotional language and our ability to relate primarily to ourselves, as well as to others, will dictate whether or not we can learn to process, understand and indeed move on from any of our past emotionally laden experiences.

Transforming Oneself at Rosh Hashanah Is Multidimensional

Temima G. Shulman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Religion
Temima G. Shulman

At Rosh Hashanah we are called upon to recognize our individual greatness by acknowledging our flaws, our collective spirit, by recognizing a Higher Power, and our responsibility to imitate that Higher Power by bringing redemption to humanity.