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Please, Just Make the Suffering Go Away

What do I say to someone who is sick? Adults regularly asked me this question when I was fifteen and in treatment for bone cancer. As an ill teenager...

Danielle Orner
August 12 2012

12 Lessons Learned from My Dog

If you really pay attention, you can learn lessons in the least likely of places. My dog, Ruby, has taught me a lot.

Alicia Somma
July 26 2012

3 Things That Dogs and Yoga Have in Common

July marks the 4th anniversary of when I adopted my dog. It’s also the one year anniversary of my re-dedication to my yoga practice. Reflecting on...

Oneika Mays
July 6 2012

People Let Me Tell Ya 'Bout My Best Friend

Do you have a Best Friend? One you turn to if you feel like laughing and/or crying. One who you have everything in common with? One who likes exactly...

Colleen Rose
July 4 2012

3 Things My Dog Taught Me About Life

Change and loss are part of life. Although both can be painful they often push us into a greater understanding of what truly matters.

Shannon Kaiser
May 24 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

5 Ways to Make Sure Our Dogs Live a Healthy Life

Most of us who frequent MindBodyGreen have an interest, or maybe even a passion, for leading a healthy lifestyle and continuously finding new ways to...

Brigitte Meinders
March 19 2012

5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Being Present

If I knew that the few minutes I spent with my 12-year-old dog, Kahula, would be the last I'd ever spend with her before she passed away, I would've...

Shannon Kaiser
March 16 2012

Want vs. Should

We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to get things done and stay busy all the time. We're so used to sticking to our daily routines and doing...

Madison Sonnier
March 13 2012

3 Simple Lessons We Can All Learn From Dogs

"An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language." ~ Martin Buber

Jen Nicomedes Stone
January 27 2012

6 Lessons From a Dog's World

I love dogs. Anyone who knows me even a little bit knows that about me. My husband and I have two adopted dogs, Logan and Denver, who keep us busy but...

Brigitte Meinders
December 12 2011

Why Dogs Are the Ulitmate Yogis

Everything I've needed to know about life, I've learned from dogs. I often joke that I am like a dog: if I am unwalked, unstretched, unfed or unloved,...

Nadine Fawell
November 8 2011

Tibetan Mastiff Sold for $1.5 Million - Do Dogs Meditate?

I've always been a dog lover and believe that dogs are in tune with our thoughts, feelings, and know more than we think -- but do they meditate just...

Jason Wachob
March 28 2011