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Is Silence Really Necessary During A Meditation Retreat?

There’s an air of mystery surrounding meditation retreats. For many people, the mystery is why anyone would ever go on one! When people find out that...

Julianna Raye
July 24 2013

10 Signs You've Found A True Guru

Are you tired of hearing about yoga teachers behaving in “less than yogic” ways?

Mijael Brandwajn
July 22 2013

5 Simple Steps To Thrive

Every day you make choices. You choose to haul yourself out of bed. You choose to look in the mirror and give yourself a wink. You choose to smile and...

Felicia Spahr
July 22 2013

Yes, You're Good Enough. Here's How To Learn That.

I’ve made some big changes in my life. I’ve lost half my body weight — going from 280 pounds to 140 pounds. I’ve stepped away from a corporate role...

Alison Ottaway
July 22 2013

5 Damaging Myths We Believe About Relationships

This post is just the tip of the iceberg! For even more of Sheryl Paul's wisdom, be sure to check out her newest class, How To Have The Greatest...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
July 16 2013

What I Learned From Teaching Yoga In Prison

When I received my 200-hour yoga certification, I knew I wanted to volunteer. Several weeks later, I ran across an article about prison yoga in...

Wendy Mendoza
July 16 2013

How To Say No To A Second Date (And Still Make Everyone Feel Great)

Ok, friends. It's time for the story of my Most Awkward First Date Ever.

Alexandra Franzen
July 10 2013

How To Stop Your Inner Critic In Its Tracks

The other day I got caught in what I call an "Inner Critic Spiral." I was making a video for my website, and somehow I just couldn't get the tone or...

Vanessa Scotto, M.A.
June 26 2013

How To Deal With People Who Drain Your Energy

It's extremely important to protect yourself from negativity, to prevent it from influencing your mood, energy levels, health and behavior. If you...

Belinda Anderson
June 26 2013

Yes, The Path To Enlightenment Is Painful

I often talk about living the life you were meant to live. When I'm asked about this, I turn to the dozens of people who come to me dissatisfied that...

Jeff Cannon
June 17 2013

How I've Found Peace Amid Family Drama

We all have at least one family member who stirs up emotions inside of us that we thought we'd long conquered.

Amber Shumake
June 11 2013

5 Power Mantras To Get You Through Any Tough Time

Three years ago, I walked away from a corporate job in advertising to follow my heart and be a writer. Along with my job, I left behind depression,...

Shannon Kaiser
June 10 2013

How To Get What You Want (And Earn Karmic Bonus Points!)

As someone who strings words together for a living, I’m fascinated by the art of compassionate communication: writing (or speaking) in a way that...

Alexandra Franzen
June 7 2013

How Mindfulness Turned My Day Job Into A Retreat

Years ago, I had a job working as a personal assistant. In the grand scheme of things, it was a great job because I was treated respectfully and my...

Julianna Raye
May 17 2013

8 Easy Ways To Improve Your Parents' Lives

I'm passionate about the topic of aging parents. In fact, I did my Master's thesis on elderly parents' expectations of their adult children. I'm sure...

Christina Steinforth
May 13 2013

8 Meditation Tips For Moms

Quiet moments of solitude may be fond memories of the life you used to live before you became a mom. Your wonderful children require much of your time...

Tracie Braylock
May 2 2013

What I Learned From My Favorite Yoga Teacher

Jamie Dresselhaus, at Hot Yoga for Life, not only changed my relationship with yoga, but she ultimately saved my life. The best teachers show us...

Shannon Kaiser
April 30 2013

10 Ways To Restore Energy When You're Exhausted Or Burned Out

You have the power to cultivate energy within your body in any moment. Even when you're exhausted, burned out and feel like you've got nothing left to...

Marissa Håkansson
April 5 2013