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How to Find the Right Mindfulness Teacher for You

Ira Israel | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

When I meet fellow mindfulness teachers I sometimes ask, "What do you think the difference is between mindfulness and Buddhism? If the teacher starts prattling on about brain states and alpha waves and prefrontal cortexs and amygdalas, I will wish him or her the best and quietly excuse myself.

For the Love of God, Would Somebody Please Explain To Me The Essential Difference(s) Between Tantra, Vedanta, Buddhism, and A Course in Miracles?

Ira Israel | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Ira Israel

I've often been taught that there is "One mountain... many paths" and I teach that everyone must find the individual tools that work for him or her in correspondence with his or her personal paradigms.

The Doors App and Beyond: A Conversation with Elektra/Nonesuch Founder Jac Holzman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Photo courtesy Holzman Family Archive A Conversation with Jac Holzman Mike Ragogna: Jac, it's an honor to interview you. You and your label Elektra...

What It Means to Be a Gentleman

Ira Israel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

I cannot even begin to try to explain how difficult it is for men over the age of 25 years-old to cultivate friendships with fellow men.

Dolphins Owner: 'It Couldn't Have Been A Worse Nightmare'

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has broken his silence on the bullying scandal that has engulfed his team, sayin...

First Nighter: The Crazy Coqs, London's New Nitery, Opens Hot With Clive Rowe

David Finkle | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

What is/are The Crazy Coqs? They is a new cabaret room, and in these parlous times when it's more usually reported that an intimate boite is shuttering, the fact that one has opened is a cause for celebration.

"Hey, Steve -- What's Up With Being Down on LA?": A Valley Girl's Perspective

Julie Buckner | Posted 11.22.2011 | Los Angeles
Julie Buckner

Steve, you practically invented yoga in this town (with due credit to some other LA luminaries -- respect!). You helped put LA on the yoga mat -- I mean, map. Take a look in the mirror, where's the love?

New York City Says "Don't be Related to Walmart!"

Matt Ryan | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York
Matt Ryan

Nearly a hundred singing and dancing New Yorkers converged on Related's lobby to let the mega-developer know we don't want it opening the floodgates for Walmart to take over our city.

First Nighter: Steve Ross's Brilliant Oak Room Take on Romance and Rhythm Then and Now

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Steve Ross -- currently the undisputed monarch of Manhattan cabaret -- is currently performing his own "Rhythm & Romance" in New York City through February 12.

Gulf Corals In Oil Spill Zone Appear Healthy

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE FLOOR OF THE GULF OF MEXICO — Just 20 miles north of where BP's blown-out well spewed millions of gallons of oil into the sea, life appea...

Former Obama Publisher And HuffPost Blogger Steve Ross Has New Role As Literary Agent

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama's former publisher has a new job as a literary agent. Abrams Artists Agency said Thursday that Steve Ross is ...

When Yoga and Civilization Collide

Isabel Cowles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isabel Cowles

Not a day goes by when I don't eat cooked food or animal products. And not a day goes by when I don't practice yoga. Both feel better with company.

How To Teach Your Children About Death

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

in the United States we have a somewhat less open tolerance for this chapter of being. One might even say that we're still in the closet about the subject. Why are we so tight lipped about this natural process?

Want To Sell Books? Start Gathering Fans

Richard Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard Nash

That pain in our foot? It's not outsiders stomping on it, it's us, shooting ourselves.

Save The Books! Famous People (and Others) Tell You What Books To Buy

Glynnis MacNicol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Glynnis MacNicol

I reached out to a few well-known types (Fred Armisen, Brian Williams, Arianna, to name a few) who were generous enough to offer their holiday book recommendations. Let the recommending begin!

What's the Point of Yoga?

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

When I say, "who you are," I do not mean your name, address, body type, favorite music, or even the type of car you drive.