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Why A Mala Will Rock Your Meditation Practice

From the moment I first held onto a mala I was hooked. The energy, the meaning, and the feeling it gave me, especially when I used it for meditation,...

Lauren Zavlunov
May 1 2014

10 Inspirational Mantras To Help You Reconnect With Your Dreams

Have you ever told someone about your goal, and received a less-than-supportive response? This happens a lot when we start making goals and seeing...

Shannon Kaiser
April 10 2014

10 Things I Tell Every Woman Who's Trying To Lose Weight

I was a professional dancer for two decades before I became a personal trainer. While I no longer live for the applause of an audience, today I live...

Simone De La Rue
March 29 2014

8 Mantras To Help You Develop A Better Relationship With Money

Let’s face it: sometimes our relationship with money is a less-than-glamorous one. Money is the thing that stresses us out the most. And in a creeping...

Jo Beth Richards
February 21 2014

14 Mantras To Help You Build Positive Self-Talk

That voice inside your head has a huge impact on who you are and how you live your life. You may not think so, but with practice you can change your...

Belinda Anderson
February 17 2014

Why I Gave Away Most Of My Belongings (And Why I'm Happy I Did)

The new year is a great time to resolve to get yourself in shape. But what about your home? When things are ordered and de-cluttered, your...

Julie Lester
January 1 2014

What Is The True Purpose of Yoga?

In his classic work the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali describes yoga as “the progressive quieting of the fluctuations of the mind.” He then explains that...

Deepak Chopra
December 17 2013

4 Mantras To Help When You're In A Dark Place

Several years ago I hit rock bottom. I was in a job I hated, and in a romantic relationship that was superficial and fueled with fights and drug...

Shannon Kaiser
November 8 2013

10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was Young & Hopeless

When I was in high school, the boy I sat next to in math class didn't show up to school one day. He was a shy boy who never looked people in the eye...

Shannon Kaiser
October 1 2013

It's MY Body, So Don't Tell Me What To Feed It

A few months ago, I posted an article on MindBodyGreen discussing my decision to temporarily move away from a vegan diet and eat some meat in order to...

Lauren Burke
August 26 2013

Yes, I Practice & Teach Yoga, But I'm Not A Stereotype

The word "yoga" can sometimes come with assumptions that I feel hold its practitioners and teachers to such high standards that it can hold us back. I...

Marina Calado
August 15 2013

If You Look For The Good, You Will Find It

While on family vacation in Ocean City, NJ I went for a run and overheard a woman badmouthing her husband (no judgment, we've all been there). She was...

Sonia Lopez Simpson
August 5 2013

Why Your Ego Doesn't Need To Be Controlled

From the minute my feet hit the ground in the morning, I take three deep breaths and say out loud, “What would love do today?” It reminds me to come...

Tara Taylor
June 26 2013

Why Your Detox Isn't Working (And How To Jump-Start It!)

I've tried diets, detoxes and fasts before, but the weight and unhealthy habits always came back. After overcoming a series of major life stresses —...

Shannon Kaiser
March 29 2013

7 Mantras For Awakening The Goddess Within

Deep within the life source of each and every woman (and man), there's a limitless spring of wisdom, power, and magnificence. This inner space is...

Sohini Trehan
March 10 2013

20 Iconic Quotes On Failure That Will Inspire You To Succeed

If Thomas Edison had believed in failure… we would still be living in darkness. If Henry Ford had given up, we would still be riding on horseback…if...

Zoë B
March 4 2013

Eating ORGANic: Kidneys

The ORGANic series will focus on eating for your organs. Each installment will discuss a different organ, signs that it’s out of whack, and how to...

Danielle DuBoise
February 26 2013

OM: What Is It & Why Do We Chant It?

Om is a mantra, or vibration, that is traditionally chanted at the beginning and end of yoga sessions. Coming from Hinduism and Yoga, the mantra is...

Sam Saunders
January 30 2013

Use Mantras to Focus Your Mind and Change Your Life

We are all leaders of our own lives and we need all the focus we can muster in order to do the mundane and the miraculous. It can be a full-time job...

Rana Waxman
December 9 2012