45 Articles by Sara Courter

Sara Courter

3 Ways To Disengage From Conflict

From sports teams, to political parties, to gay marriage, to abortion, conflict and differing opinions are as abundant in our own communities as in...

Sara Courter
January 16 2013

How To Nourish Your Soul

Nourish your soul. What a vague sentence, am I right? Nourishment can be defined as “the substances necessary for growth and health.” The soul is the...

Sara Courter
January 9 2013

Crunched for Time? 4 Poses You Can Do Everyday

Keeping a regular yoga practice has a multitude of benefits mentally, physical and spiritual.

Sara Courter
December 9 2012

To Eat or Not to Eat Before Bed

I try not to eat right before sleep simply because it’s not very comfortable when my body's busy digesting my last meal. But I know it's also...

Sara Courter
November 16 2012

3 Ways a Plant-Based Diet Changed My Body

I’ve always been a healthy eater. As a child, I remember answering a questionnaire that my favorite food was salad. (Though I’ll admit my favorite...

Sara Courter
October 29 2012

10 Reasons to Give More Hugs

Have you ever had the kind of busy day that perhaps leaves you feeling a bit physically disconnected? I have, and I rarely notice this until someone...

Sara Courter
October 24 2012

Enough with the Labels!

I’ve come to a conclusion: labels repel me.

Sara Courter
October 9 2012

3 Ways to Ease Your Body Into Autumn

If you’re like me, then you’re elated that fall has arrived and were flooded with happiness and warmth this past Saturday on the Autumnal Equinox. I...

Sara Courter
September 26 2012

3 Ways to Bring Serenity Into Your Home

We all know our bodies are our temples, but do we also treat our home environment as our sanctuary?

Sara Courter
September 21 2012

4 Instant Stress Relievers

Stressful days…we’ve all had them. Moments of stress come and go, but sometimes they’re powerful and have the potential to take down our entire day....

Sara Courter
September 20 2012

3 Must Haves for Yogis On-the-Go

I relish the days when I have several hours to dedicate to practicing yoga. In my ideal world I’d be able to wake most days before sunrise as...

Sara Courter
September 15 2012

3 Tips for a Healthy Complexion & Happy Planet

Most of us here at MindBodyGreen are conscious of doing all we can to protect the environment. Most of us also do all we can to nourish our beautiful...

Sara Courter
September 11 2012

The Importance of Loving Oneself

I had a realization last night. I must preface this post with the simple truth that I am a human being far from arrogance and over-confidence. In...

Sara Courter
September 6 2012

3 Superfoods for Awesome Pre-Yoga Smoothies

How many times have you been advised not to practice yoga on a full stomach? Surely this advice has surfaced many times and, if you're primarily a...

Sara Courter
August 27 2012

Why You Should Practice Random Acts of Kindness

Have you ever experienced a random act of kindness from a stranger or an anonymous source? Do you remember how it made you feel? I have been blessed...

Sara Courter
August 17 2012

4 Ways to Awaken Your Sensual Being

Do you know those moments in life when your senses are electrified and you feel awake and alive? These moments stand out in my memory as though lit...

Sara Courter
August 14 2012

Listen to Your Body and Start the 'Me' Diet

I’ve brought up intuitive eating before, but I still wrapping my own mind around it. That seems crazy, right? I mean…I’m a human being, my body is...

Sara Courter
August 7 2012

3 Ways to Respond to Negative People

We’ve all encountered them, and some of us have the misfortune of encountering them on far more frequent basis than others…negative people.

Sara Courter
August 1 2012

5 Steps to Banishing Self-Deprecation

I have something to say, and it's urgent. Disclaimer: the plethora of capitalized words that will appear in this piece are not meant to indicate...

Sara Courter
July 27 2012

Why Crying Is a Good Thing

I oftentimes find myself admiring the type of person who can stoically face provocation and insult; the type of person who appears as though...

Sara Courter
July 21 2012