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Life Lessons From Don Quixote

My life changed when I saw the 1972 movie Man of La Mancha with Peter O'Toole and Sophia Loren. Don Quixote was the smartest man ever! Yes, the man...

Rachelle Smith Stokes
September 3 2012

Yogis Can Drink Beer?!

Yesterday, I had a very interesting night out with "The Boys." (My version of "The Boys" is two dear yoga friends: one is a college dean and the other...

Dr. Emill Kim
September 1 2012

The Scary Truth About Movie Theater Snacks (Infographic)

Did you know that a large popcorn with butter is the equivalent of eating four cheeseburgers?! This is just one of many mind-blowing facts in this...

Jason Wachob
August 29 2012

Oh My Goddess, Am I a Food Snob?

The smell of fried chicken, pungent seafood, and bleach stained the air. Aggressive packaging – crinkly and technicolored – screamed from every shelf....

Danielle Orner
August 17 2012

The Healing Side of Television

Television gets a bad rap these days, and in many respects it should. We are bombarded with not-so-realistic reality shows and there seems to be a...

Jennifer Warden
August 15 2012

How to Go Raw, Zen Style

If you’re a raw food foodie like me, you will be pleased to know that the raw lifestyle that has been keeping enthusiasts healthy, bright, and radiant...

Amy Ippoliti
August 15 2012

India's Power Outage: A Lesson in Gratitude

I’m sure you heard on the news this week about the huge power cuts that affected hundreds of millions of people in India.

Linzi Wilson
August 9 2012

Why Yoga on Your Wedding Day Is a Must

Weddings are all about connecting. First and foremost, with your future spouse, but also with your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors and random...

Mandy Burstein
August 8 2012

9 Ways to Convince Your Office to Offer Yoga

This is why everyone who works in an office should have corporate yoga classes at least three days a week:

Marcus Julian Felicetti
August 6 2012

5 Tips for a Happy & Healthy Mind

What kind of information do you like to fill your mind with? Do you find yourself constantly reading cheap or free newspapers only to find there is a...

Caroline Rushforth
July 26 2012

6 Reasons to Volunteer at a Local Farm

Last summer, I spent long afternoons knee deep in bean stalks and blackberry brambles, with a basket full of fresh-picked fruits and vegetables at my...

Kristen Hedges
July 25 2012

Kate Upton Speaks Out on Body Image

Promoting a positive body image is something we think is hugely important here at MBG. If you haven't heard about this yet, 20-year-old model, Kate...

July 17 2012

5 Lessons Learned from Comic-Con 2012

This past weekend, I attended Comic-Con International 2012 in San Diego. In case you haven’t heard of it before, simply, it’s an accumulation of well...

Aimee Hoefler
July 16 2012

The Yoga Cell Phone Conversation

By now the story of a Facebook yoga teacher was fired for glaring at a cell phone-wielding employee has made the rounds. This story has rumpled many...

Derek Beres
July 15 2012

10 Healthy Bastille Day Recipes

July 14th is “Bastille Day” in France, so in honor of our friends the Frogs, here are some recipes inspired from Gaul. French cuisine doesn’t have to...

Rebecca Leffler
July 14 2012

An 'Om' Away from Home

When I moved to Paris eight years ago, I never would have imagined how much a simple humming sound could change my life. I’ve done my Om-work: “Om” is...

Rebecca Leffler
July 6 2012

5 Things We Can Learn from the French

The French are far from a perfect people. They’re late, unfaithful and often too proud for their own good. These are all, of course, stereotypes and...

Rebecca Leffler
July 5 2012

Yoga as a Sport & The Olympic Games

"A thought is an arrow shot at the truth; it can hit a point, but not cover the whole target. But the archer is too well satisfied with his success to...

Marina Chetner
June 29 2012

Kumare, False Gurus, and the Power of You

An old friend of mine was recently visiting New York, and we went to see a very great movie called Kumare. If you haven't already, go see it! It's...

Michael Taylor
June 28 2012

Wildfire, Tapas, and the Pain of Transformation

If you live in the American southwest, or any other tinder-dry area of the world, you understand that there is always an unrelenting and ghostlike...

Jill Lawson
June 28 2012