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The Inherent Flaws of Yoga

While putting some thoughts to paper, I had a hard time coming up with a title for this. Would it be "Yoga, the new fundamentalist religion" or the...

Michele Paiva
May 17 2012

The Junk in My Trunk

Although I love my Big Booty, in this case, the junk I’m referring is in the trunk of my car. I’m a yoga teacher and musician in Los Angeles who hosts...

Gigi Yogini
May 16 2012

Breastfeeding: Commence Controversy!

Breast milk provides nourishment, immunity, and a sense of connection to the child. The World Health Organization recommends six months of exclusive...

Chris Webb
May 15 2012

6 Reasons Why a Home-Yoga-Party Can Be a Good Alternative for a Girls Night Out

Girl #1: "Girls, we should do something again together."

Iris Josephina
May 11 2012

5 Sanity Spots in NYC (Besides Yoga Studios)

You know the drill. Get off the Greyhound, Amtrak, Virgin America flight and touch the electric streets with one or both feet, get moving. Get...

Sarah Herrington
May 10 2012

Disneyland, Meditation, and Creativity

It's no secret that meditation has been used for thousands of years to enhance creativity. In fact, the original word for meditation in the Buddhist...

Robert Piper
May 1 2012

3 Tips to Clean Up Your Virtual Life

Spring is here! While many of us dust and vacuum our homes and detail our cars, this is a great time to apply some spring cleaning effort to our...

Chris Webb
April 25 2012

What You Need to Know About Earth Day (Infographic)

Tomorrow is Earth Day! Here's a great infographic on the history of Earth Day and a few easy green tips that can save you money as well:

Jason Wachob
April 21 2012

If Gurus Tweeted (Infographic)

Twitter has become a major platform for the spiritual leaders of our generation. Guys like Russell Simmons, Deepak Chopra, and Paulo Coelho pop up in...

Myk Likhov
April 19 2012

6 Tips for a Technology Detox

Have you noticed that a person's cellphone has become their favorite accessory? No matter where you are, someone is using their phone when they are...

Katie Bressack
April 17 2012

26 American Hospitals Have McDonald's - WTF?!

Hospitals are supposed to help people get healthier, not make them worse!

Jason Wachob
April 17 2012

8 Healthy Food Staples from Around the World

Let’s face it. The average American diet is in desperate need of a makeover. Our “foods” are loaded with fillers, binders, trans fats, preservatives,...

Bridget Riepl
April 16 2012

Eco-Sex and Love

Love for the planet and the delicate eco-system of my body go hand-in-hand in my world. I’m interested in products that are in line with my values:...

Kim Anami
April 14 2012

7 Things Miss Piggy Can Teach Us About Life

Okay, you might be thinking I’m stretching it a bit here, but stay with me. I enjoyed watching the Muppets as a child and my favorite character was...

Tonya Sheridan
April 10 2012

How I Stopped Worrying & Learned to Love Myself

Can you eat meat, smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, and do yoga? Absolutely. Can you do these things while doing yoga? You sure can. Should you?...

Daniel Scott
March 29 2012

How J.R.R. Tolkien Prepared Me For Yoga

As a kid, I was obsessed with the worlds J.R.R. Tolkien created; I read the Lord of the Rings trilogy until I had long stretches of it memorized. But...

Amy Jirsa
March 28 2012

5 Things That Probably Scare You, But Shouldn't

Okay, so let me give you a disclaimer, right here at the beginning: the "you" in the title is only extrapolated from my own experience. I just like to...

Amy Jirsa
March 23 2012

What You Need to Know About Water (Infographic)

Did you know that 884 million people lack access to clean water? The good news is that there are four easy things you can do to help:

March 22 2012

3 Reasons Why I'm Giving Up My Cell Phone

I know, I know, it's crazy, right? What kind of nutty ascetic gives up a cell phone? I mean, what kind of martyr am I trying to make out of myself...

Amy Jirsa
March 9 2012

4 Mindfulness Lessons From Ferris Bueller

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

Katie Bressack
March 5 2012