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Over-Medicated America (Infographic)

Did you know that 1 in 2 Americans are on a prescription drug right now? Bill Maher once said, "Someone has to stand up and say that the answer isn't...

February 9 2012

10 Ways to Consciously Spend Money

Money can be a really prickly subject to talk and write about. Especially when it's coming from a meditation teacher. People are often baffled when I...

Tom Cronin
January 27 2012

5 Fun Activities for a Cold Winter Weekend

A lot of winter weekends can be wasted away in front of the TV, especially with the weather being unfavorable to venturing outdoors. I'm sure you...

Brigitte Meinders
January 27 2012

4 Reasons Why Paula Deen Totally Blew It

You've probably noticed that we avoid negative posts here at MBG. But with Paula Deen's recent Type-2 diabetes announcement (which she hid for three...

Jason Wachob
January 18 2012

You're Good and I'm Good, Unless I'm Obese?

Curvy is good, thin is good. Obese and anorexic, not so good. What do you think?

Michael Taylor
January 17 2012

The Democratization of Yoga & Meditation

The "McDonaldization of yoga." The "Wall Streeting of Meditation." I'm hearing these terms a lot lately. In fact, that is how one studio owner...

Jeff Cannon
January 17 2012

Life Summed Up (Infographic)

Did you know that the average human will walk 35,000 miles in their lifetime? Or that we'll eat 18 tons of food? There are also a couple disturbing...

January 13 2012

Italian Lessons in Yoga Class

Ciao! Bella! Baci! Some of my favorite Italian words that I covet every day while strolling through the picturesque streets and alleyways of Florence....

Shari Hochberg
January 12 2012

Anatomy of a Vegan (Infographic)

Did you know that women represent 83 percent of vegans? Or that most vegans are under the age of 30? These are just a few of the interesting facts in...

January 11 2012

7 Awesome & Inspirational Works of Art

I love art, especially art that has an inspirational message. Here are seven of my favorites that will hopefully inspire you as well.

Jason Wachob
January 11 2012

Ted Turner's 11 Rules to Live By for a Better World

Richard Branson hung out with Ted Turner a few days ago and said they "got talking about his philosophy for living life to the full." Enter's Ted...

January 10 2012

3 European Perspectives on Body Image, Diet and Fitness

Growing up with parents from the Czech Republic (CR), I was lucky enough to spend all of my summers abroad while growing up, speak the language...

Brigitte Meinders
January 5 2012

Visual Guide to New Year's Resolutions (Infographic)

Do you know how many of us make New Year's resolutions? Any idea how long they last? This infographic from Visual.ly answers some of these very...

January 1 2012

LA Yoga & Fashion Merge with YogaPoser at Fred Segal

Whether it be art, fashion, or professional sports, I love it when yoga crosses over into other worlds. Suffice to say, I think it's pretty awesome...

Jason Wachob
December 28 2011

Tulum's Hidden Gems

Having just returned from Tulum yesterday, I have to say, it remains one of the most beautiful and peaceful places I've seen anywhere. Synchronicity...

Myk Likhov
December 22 2011

All I Want for Christmas Is... "What I HAVE?!"

Picture a child waiting in line to see Santa. Once the jitters subside, the ritual always begins with the same question, "What do you want for...

Rebecca Urban
December 19 2011

Worrying Doesn't Get You Anywhere

"Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere."

December 13 2011