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My Breast Intentions

Diana Whitney | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Diana Whitney

After two pregnancies and nearly five years of nursing, the once ripe peaches have deflated into more prune-like fruits. An entirely natural consequence of motherhood and gravity, though not one that pleases me. But my children have never seemed to mind -- until now.

What I Learned About Myself From Bandwagons

Carrie Severson | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Carrie Severson

It took me many bandwagons to understand that answers to my life are within and nowhere else. Allowing my own light to shine is a practice I commit to every day. And I know the day I find a "shine your light" bandwagon, I'll totally take on the captain position.

The Best Yoga Film of 2014: Get a Sneak Peak Here

Shannon Sexton | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Sexton

(photo credit: Self-Realization Fellowship, Los Angeles, California) Yogis, meditators, and spiritual seekers, make a movie date. Awake: The Life of...

How Arianna and a Mystic Inspired Me to Change My Life

Alka Pratap | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Alka Pratap

So I decided to spend a few months in that little ashram on the other side of the world, to plant trees, teach kids, help those who come like I once did, and be part of a community where everyone is lovingly obsessed with sharing joy and happiness with their fellow human being.

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...

3 Things Teaching Yoga Taught Me About Business

Tova Payne | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Tova Payne

You know yoga is meant to awaken us, to enlighten -- which simply means to turn on the light. And it does this because it is so confronting. Well, let me tell you it is, and so is business.

Dude, Where's My Mat? Meet the Guys Shattering Yoga's 'Housewife' Stereotype

Sophia Herbst | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophia Herbst

It is fairly obvious that yoga in the Western world is a discipline dominated by women's participation. So it may be surprising to learn that yoga was...

Yoga for Running Recovery

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck Kostura, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher I remember so well how liberating it felt to run: my feet pounding the earth, the ...

Sex, Violence, and Weight

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 10.17.2014 | Style
Jenny G. Perry

I live in a different world than many, in that I don't believe in doom and gloom, I believe in hope and that things are getting better. You can look at upheavels in all areas as creating anew. Change is the mode of life, it's a given.

Why I Have a Favorite Student

Jenny Ravikumar | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Ravikumar

We need to feed the generation below us in order to grow, to move forward and to fill this world with love.

Rep. Tim Ryan On Meditation: 'Get Off The Mat And Into The World'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Congressman Tim Ryan has fought to bring mindfulness to at-need populations, including veterans with PTSD and children in inner-city public schools, a...

Zen Is In With The 10 Best & Buzziest Yoga Tanks

Rank & Style | Posted 10.20.2014 | Style
Rank & Style

Behind every great yogi is the perfect yoga tank.

Is Yoga A Sport -- Or A Spiritual Practice?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living

A new "yoga tax" on yoga studios in Washington D.C. has raised an important question for politicians and yogis alike: What is the definition of yoga? ...

Faux Pas: Good for the Soul

Mackenzie Long | Posted 10.15.2014 | College
Mackenzie Long

We make mistakes, and with time they become our special stories that we lean on to teach us future lessons or even to have a future chuckle. But what about those moments, those mishaps, that give us nothing but a funny story and a smile?

Yoga and Breast Cancer: How My Yoga Practice Saved My Life

Peggy Nolan | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

My yoga practice carried me through three major life altering events in less than three years: divorce, breast cancer and losing a job. I can count on my practice to be there, unfailing and supportive of the parts that are all of me.

The Growing Therapeutic Yoga Movement Brings Victory to the Light

Norm Schriever | Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact
Norm Schriever

At first glance, it seemed like any other yoga class; the instructor circled, encouraging us to assume Cobra, Warrior One, and Downward Dog positions....

The Power of Focus: What Basketball and Yoga Can Teach Us About Business

Tova Payne | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Tova Payne

When you are practicing a pose, there is often a focal point to stare at: the reason for this is: The Power of Focus. The quality of focus is like a muscle. It needs to be trained.

What's The Real Reason To Do Yoga?

Posted 10.10.2014 | Religion

LISTEN TO 'WHAT'S THE REAL REASON TO DO YOGA' HERE: Welcome to this week’s ALL TOGETHER, the podcast dedicated to exploring how religious id...

Stress-Busting Yoga Moves You Can Do At Your Desk

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

For people in certain careers, a desk is something you literally can't escape. While working at a call center, trading on a computer, or managing a welcome desk, you can't do your job unless you are planted at you desk.

5 Stretches Every Runner Should Be Doing

Jamie Walker | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Since running does put a lot of stress on the body, its good to have a few stretches in your arsenal that target the muscles you use most. Whether your new to stretching (or new to running), these stretches will help you increase mobility, flexibility and recover faster run after run.

Mindful Happiness: 10 Remedies For Subtle Incessant Dissatisfaction

Ira Israel | Posted 10.09.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

Pursuing happiness actually causes misery. The irony is that if you want to be happy you need to release your desire to be happy -- for desire is the root of all suffering, according to the Buddha, and happiness -- when it occurs -- is actually a by-product and not a direct result of particular actions.

The Clever Way This Man Is Getting Bros Into Yoga

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Walk into any yoga studio and chances are the majority of students will be female. But it doesn't have to be this way! After all, the numerous benefit...

Is Yoga Fitness Or Spirituality? New Tax Raises Questions

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.09.2014 | Religion

A tax on yoga studios went into effect in Washington D.C. on October 1, raising questions for many on the use and purpose of the practice. The new ...

4 Steps to Avoiding Burnout as a Single Mom

Brianna Upton | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brianna Upton

Let's be honest, it's not only the pressure of the outside modern world that makes you feel like you must get it all done; we do it to ourselves. It's the reality of, if I don't do it now, who will? That is the area in which burnout is knocking on our door.

Yoga's Power To Create Positive Change

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Carolyn Gregoire is a senior writer at The Huffington Post and a certified yoga teacher. This is her personal GPS Guide on how the practice can bring ...