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Transform Your Mood In 2 Minutes With This Simple Breathing Practice

The Three Part Breath (Deergha Swasam), is a wonderful tool that you can add to your ever-expanding repertoire of mindfulness techniques. Use it to...

Jackie Kinealy
July 25 2015

A Doctor's Top 5 Ways To Relax Naturally

A few years ago, I wrote a book called Unstuck. I gave it that name because virtually everyone who walked into my medical office said that she was...

Dr. James S. Gordon
July 23 2015

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Vacation (Even If You Aren’t Traveling)

The summer months are now fully upon us. And I think I can speak for most of us in saying that summer means more than an obnoxiously uneven tan. Among...

Courtney Sunday
July 17 2015

3 Calming Practices That Are Better Than Taking A Pill

One of my long term goals is to set up holistic rehab facilities for patients withdrawing from psychiatric medications. What I have witnessed, in my...

Dr. Kelly Brogan
July 14 2015

A Quick Breathing Exercise To Tune Out Stress At Work

Work will always be a source of stress. It's unavoidable. The trick, then, is finding ways to deal with it so that it doesn't overwhelm you and turn...

Anthony Schneck
June 30 2015

A Simple Breathing Practice To Reset Your Emotional State

You've probably experienced those moments when you feel out of whack, like your emotions are controlling you rather than the other way around. Even if...

Anthony Schneck
June 28 2015

9 Ways I Revitalized My Mind & Body In A Weekend

I had the good fortune to go to revitalize 2015, held at Miraval, and it was magical. I was finally able to turn OFF this contemplative brain of mine...

Caroline Burckle
June 5 2015

How To Make Every Day Feel Like You're On A Yoga Retreat

At the end of any good workshop or yoga retreat, the most common question asked is: "How do I carry this feeling back to reality?"

Eric Paskel
June 4 2015

5 Tips To Create An Evening Routine For Great Sleep

The quality of your sleep has an enormous impact on well-being (both physically and psychologically), and is partly affected by your bedtime routine.

Dr. Paula Watkins
June 1 2015

DIY Foot Reflexology: 7 Pressure Points To Relieve Seasonal Allergies

Has spring greeted you with sniffling, sneezing, congestion and runny, itchy eyes, nose and throat? Experts say that this allergy season is more...

Laura Norman
May 15 2015

My Daily Routine: Coffee, Joy, Sweatpants & More

The biggest lesson I’ve learned when it comes to my daily routine is that being present for whatever's happening is the most valuable, fun and magical...

Tara Stiles
May 14 2015

9 Extraordinarily Simple Ways To Get Healthy & Happy

Perhaps you spent most of winter feeling stressed, being cooped inside, eating comfort food and rarely making it to the gym. You may have suffered a...

Eva Selhub, M.D.
May 8 2015

A Simple Breathing Exercise To Give You More Energy

If I told you all you have to do to make a major difference in your health was to breathe differently, would you do it?

Michael Rothermel
May 8 2015

3 Simple Meditation Techniques (Pick One & Stick With It)

Light Watkins is a Santa Monica–based meditation practitioner who has been teaching for the past eight years. This week, we’re sharing Watkins’ expert...

Light Watkins
May 7 2015

Why You Should Practice Breathing Through Your Nose (And Not Your Mouth)

We all remember Mom telling us to chew our food slowly. Why? Because it promotes proper digestion by allowing the digestive enzymes in the saliva to...

Dr. Reid Winick
May 6 2015

How To Negotiate Crowds When You're A Highly Sensitive Person

Being in crowded places, like restaurants, shops or public transport, can be challenging when you're highly sensitive.

Irene Langeveld
May 5 2015

5 Lifestyle Secrets For Longevity & Vitality

As a preventive and lifestyle medicine physician and health coach, I truly believe that lifestyle IS medicine! As I work with patients and clients and...

A 30-Second Ritual To Start Every Day Off Right

All of us all want to be happy. And despite the way our culture commonly approaches this conversation, happiness is actually a relatively simple thing...

Jude Temple
May 1 2015

How Sleeping Makes You Money

I recently found myself part of a sleep study, which entailed having more than 20 electrodes hooked up all over my head and stuck to my body. I went...

Beau Henderson
April 29 2015

7 Signs You Need To Slow Down Your Life

Sometimes we can become so chronically stressed that we're not even aware how out of balance our lives have become. Often we hear about people who...

Sharee James
April 27 2015