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What My Dying Mother Taught Me About The Power Of Silence

From November of 2011 to February of 2012, I had a surreal experience. My mom was suffering advanced stage ALS, living past her life expectancy and...

Rebecca Butler
May 21 2013

5 Steps To Harness The Power Of Intention

Intention is the starting point of every dream. It is the creative power that fulfills all of our needs, whether for money, relationships, spiritual...

Deepak Chopra
May 20 2013

5 Essential Tips To Live A Frustration-Free Life

Your husband attacks his plate of food like a starving hyena, complete with slurps and growls. That slowpoke driver in front of you won't move out of...

Jude Bijou, M.A., MFT
May 18 2013

Surprising Things A 10-Day Juice Fast Taught Me

As you probably know by now, a juice fast will do wonders for your health. As my husband and I can attest, we're brighter, sharper, and less burdened...

Brandee James
May 8 2013

Why So Many Actors Do Yoga

Acting is actually a movement art form, like dance. Certainly, the voice is often involved. But the voice for an actor is an extension of the body,...

Marcus Julian Felicetti
April 27 2013

Banish Negative Thoughts & Take Control Of Your Life

Thoughts are powerful energy. Our thoughts drive our emotions, which drive our behaviors, and ultimately determine our actions — what kind of life we...

MaryBeth Sigler
April 27 2013

What Are The Koshas And What Can They Do For You?

The koshas are energetic layers or sheaths that move from the outermost layer of skin to the deep spiritual core. The koshas provide a framework for...

Nicole Carlin, M.A.
April 23 2013

5 Pro-Athlete Mental Toughness Tips Anyone Can Use

Every spring, I think about the St. Louis Cardinals and how I helped them get into peak mental condition for their upcoming season. In 2006, I was...

Jason Selk, EdD
April 22 2013

How Sound Healing Can Change Your Life

A few weeks ago, I went with a group of friends on an adventure to the desert. It all started because two very talented friends, Rufus Wainwright and...

Julianna Raye
April 20 2013

5 Yoga Poses Your Knees Need To Stay Healthy

Like other kinds of discomfort, knee pain can most commonly be traced back to a misalignment of some kind. The following poses can help you identify...

Shanda Packard
March 27 2013

Why You Need To Stop Checking Your Phone

I just watched two of my fellow human beings walk across a busy Chicago street while lost in the world of their phones. Shortly after they sauntered...

Dani Marie Robinson
March 21 2013

Signs You're Disconnected From Your Body + What To Do About It

I know what it's like to feel disconnected — not only from yourself, but from others and the world. It's a painful place to be.

Marissa Håkansson
March 15 2013

7 Easy Steps To Start A 15-Minute Relaxation Practice

Today I thought I'd write about the jewel of yoga poses, savasana, also known as corpse pose or relaxation pose, a posture of classic importance both...

Rana Waxman
March 12 2013

Why I'm Trying To Fall In Love With My Thighs

I’ve been on a mission of late. I’m working to develop a love affair with my inner thighs.

Rebecca Butler
March 9 2013

How To Attract A Partner Who Brings Out Your Best Self

As a licensed behavioral counselor, I often talk with people who are searching for a partner — one who is loyal, smart, attractive, funny, confident,...

How Yoga Helped Me Overcome PTSD

Twenty-three at dinner. Six males, three of whom are in shape, five children, six employees, two exits. The best place to sit is on the side wall back...

David Glazebrook
March 6 2013

6 Yoga Pro-Tips For Men New To The Practice

It's absolutely unavoidable. A beautiful, serene face stares right past you from the bright cover of a yoga magazine while you wait in line at the...

Daniel Scott
March 1 2013

How To Appreciate And Love Your Sensitive Soul

Has anyone ever told you that you’re “too sensitive” in a way that implied something was wrong with you? Have you noticed that you’re more aware than...

Diana Chaplin
February 21 2013

How A Sexual Assault Helped Me Find My Life's Purpose

It’s 3am on a Saturday night. I’m dressed in a short, black cocktail dress and black stiletto heels and I’m in a cab with my friend Manny after a...

Jennifer Cassetta
November 30 2012

Why Is Yoga So Expensive?

“Yoga is SO expensive!” If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a hundred times. My husband gets a lot of mileage out of the number of times each week...

Mary Beth Harral
November 15 2012