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10 Ways to Be More Gracious

Something I am discovering about myself every day—there is always time to learn how to be more gracious. I feel that I make a conscious effort to...

Lisa Pool
February 10 2012

10 Things to Remind Yourself on a Daily Basis

Bad days can be extremely overpowering sometimes. When we're having a bad day, everything feels wrong and the day seems to get even worse as we sink...

Madison Sonnier
February 7 2012

10 Tips to Boost Your Mood & Get Happy Right Now!

Our daily lives can be happier, as in a brighter, with a more positive outlook on our current situation and on the world around us. To say being happy...

Lisa Pool
January 19 2012

4 Ways to Make the Best of Where You Live

Growing up in an apartment in Manhattan, I always dreamt about having a house with multiple floors and a backyard. While I loved the fast city pace...

Brigitte Meinders
December 26 2011

Accepting Others for Who They Are

It's the time of year for celebrating with friends and family. Though sometimes, instead of being fully present with others, sharing ourselves and our...

Marissa Håkansson
December 23 2011

Are Your Students Pushing Your Buttons?

There are many themes that may come up in the context of teaching yoga. These are found in our interactions with students, our observations of their...

Karen Fabian
November 3 2011

10 Tips for More Compassionate Yoga Teaching

I consider myself a compassionate person. But the other day, as I was teaching a class, I had a lesson in compassion. A newer student arrived right as...

Karen Fabian
September 29 2011

To Protect or to Accept: A Buddhist response to Negativity

Before I begin, I want to say that I am thinking out loud here, using writing to help me think through a complicated issue. I have been practicing...

Alan Crawford
September 9 2011

Q & A with Colin Beavan aka No Impact Man

In November 2006, Colin Beavan (aka No Impact Man) and his family began a yearlong experiment in living a zero-waste lifestyle in New York City....

Tamar Samir
July 13 2011

Q & A with James Fox of Prison Yoga Project

James Fox changes lives with yoga as the founder and director of Prison Yoga Project, an organization dedicated to democratizing the physical practice...

Sarah Greenberg
July 12 2011

3 Ways to Fully Show Up in Your Life

Let's face it... we live in a fast-paced world. We expect our coffee to be made at a drive-thru in less than three minutes -- anything longer would be...

Angela Vernaglia
July 7 2011

My Beloved Friend, My Father, My Greatest Teacher

During a conversation with a fellow yogi about the teachers who we had practiced with, the question of "the one" came up.

Bee Bosnak
June 19 2011

Petra Nemcova: Meditation Help Save My Life

Since surviving the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, supermodel Petra Nemcova has made it her mission to help children affected by natural disasters with...

March 14 2011

Yoga at the Airport

Yoga in a studio is easy. You arrive and attempt to leave the 'outside' behind, unfurling your mat to deal with the anything-but-quiet of your mind....

Derek Beres
March 10 2011

Unplugging, Feeling, and Reflecting Through Yoga

I set out to count how many times in a day I said “Have a nice day.” By lunchtime I’d lost count. I’d scattered a double digit number of “nice days”...

Andrea Marcum
January 3 2011

3 Tips to Slow Down & Savor Thanksgiving

Before you run out the door today (or tomorrow) and get sucked into the madness known as the Thanksgiving rush, I’d like to challenge you this holiday...

David Romanelli
November 24 2010