The Real Secret of Yoga (Isn’t the Yoga)

The Real Secret of Yoga (Isn’t the Yoga)

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* The Real Secret of Yoga (Isn’t the Yoga) * Often when we hear the word “yoga,” we think of static physical postures like Downward Dog or Headstand. But what if yoga wasn’t about the pose at all? What if the postures were more like illustrations of the...

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Survival Lessons: Novelist Alice Hoffman’s Memoir about Breast Cancer

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* Survival Lessons: Novelist Alice Hoffman's Memoir about Breast Cancer Who is Survival Lessons for? I wrote this book for survivors of trauma, but it’s also for the people who love them. So many of us are taught to deny illness and loss. When tragedy strikes, it’s a shock,...

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10 Lies My Breast Surgeon Told Me

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* 10 Lies My Breast Surgeon Told Me According to the NIH, approximately 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. While technically true, this number is extremely misleading as it’s based on the lifetime risk of a woman who...

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How I learned to make dairy-free, anxiety-easing, gut-saving smoothies

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How I learned to make dairy-free, anxiety-easing, gut-saving smoothies * People who get to know me now find it difficult to imagine that I was not always joyfully dancing West African dance and singing rhythm and blues, but only two years ago I ended a decade of...

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Ancient Superfood Spotlight: Tigernuts

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* * Ancient Superfood Spotlight: Tigernuts * This tiny root veggie is believed to make up 80% of our paleo ancestors’ diet and was even found in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians. It’s slowly making it’s way back into the superfood spotlight. I often look to ancient cultures to...

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Can Spirituality Protect Against Negative Emotions in Heart Disease?

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Can Spirituality Protect Against Negative Emotions in Heart Disease? *** There is no doubt how strongly our negative emotions affect our physiology. When we feel anxious, there is a gnawing sensation in our gut. When depressed, our whole body seems to slow down into deep fatigue —...

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How to Remain in Balance with your Emotions

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How to Remain in Balance with your Emotions By: Bess O'Connor Blame it on the environment, your work, the stress, your partner, the kids, the overwhelm – yet the truth remains – your emotions are your own and for you to remain in balance with. Emotional turmoil directly...

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Everything You Need to Know about Sleep…and How to Get it

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  By:  Bess O'Connor Everything You Need to Know about Sleep…and How to Get it Calling all insomniacs! Check out these 7 stories for creative ideas and testimonials on how to improve your sleep. You ask any expert and they’ll agree – sleep is a cornerstone of good...

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5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Workout

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By:  Michael De Medeiros 5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Workout You’ve been diligent. You’ve counted calories, carbs, grams of fat and protein—even bites. You’ve also been a regular at the gym. You’ve been doing everything right but when you look in the mirror or step...

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7 Affirmations to Balance your Chakras

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7 Affirmations to Balance your Chakras Here are 7 affirmations to not only affect your body, but also your reality Chakras are the unseen force that influences our reality. A blocked chakra can present itself various forms, like physical pain and disease, and can also manifest in...

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The Power of Consistent Positivity

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Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “We become what we think about all day long.” If you’ve read anything authored by Stephen R. Covey or Jim Rohn, you know that what you focus on is what grows. Your attitude has great power in your life. But if you’re like...

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Don’t Be Desperate by Breast Cancer, Keep Your Hopes Alive

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Life is too short and one has limited time to enjoy it. Everyone should always try to gather the happiness around him or her. We all face adversities in our life but it doesn't mean that there are only adversities. Life is a combination of...

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Quick and Dirty Yoga Detox and Cleanse Yoga Sequence

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 Quick and Dirty Yoga Detox and Cleanse Yoga Sequence One of the ways the body cleanses itself is through the lymphatic system. Lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, and groin don’t have an internal pump system the way the heart does, so to move lymph, we...

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Stop Opening Your Hips: Yoga for SI Joint Pain

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Stop Opening Your Hips: Yoga for SI Joint Pain I’ve been dealing with pain right between my sacrum and my pelvis at the joint where the spine and hips meet, for years. I’ve been to massage therapists, chiropractors, and sports medicine doctors, all of whom tell...

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My Practice: Listening to the Basil

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My Practice: Listening to the Basil A zen priestess shares how she brings mindfulness into her kitchen Dana Velden is a zen priest who lived and studied for 15 years at the San Francisco Zen Center, where she was Tenzo (head cook). She has been writing for...

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Cultivate Intuition with this Simple Trick

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Cultivate Intuition with this Simple Trick I’m stuck in the middle of a long, very dull managers meeting around an oval executive table and my relatively new, spunky boss (whom I happen to like) is so passionate about presenting her next project that I’m starting to...

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Why You Should Be Eating Ancient Grains

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  Why You Should Be Eating Ancient Grains Kamut, farro, spelt, quinoa, millet, barley, amaranth—this isn’t a magical incantation. Or maybe it is. The words are names for ancient grains, whole grains that have been around for centuries. For centuries, whole was how we ate grain, too....

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11 Benefits of Coffee Enemas

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11 Benefits of Coffee Enemas Coffee enemas are one form of hydrotherapy with a variety of health benefits. Hydrotherapy dates back to some of the earliest civilizations as a way to cleanse and heal the body. Max Gerson, M.D. founder of the Gerson Institute, believed coffee enemas...

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Living Well with Chronic Pain

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Living Well with Chronic Pain An Interview with Vidyamala Burch Vidyamala Burch: In 1976, when I was 16 years old, I had my first spinal injury from lifting a friend out of a swimming pool, which sounds innocuous enough but the accident revealed an underlying spinal weakness,...

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Great Foresight

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Great Foresight A carrot grower's CEO fights the good (food) fight. ➽ We’re all born with a craving for fats and sugars. They come packed with the excess calories we clamor for at the biological level—after all, winter’s coming. Colorful packaging and taco tie-ins aside, junk food...

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Creating Healing Thoughts

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Rewiring Grief: Creating Healing Thoughts So far in my life, I’ve been amazingly lucky: I haven’t experienced a major traumatic loss, like the death of a parent, close family member, or friend. Sure, I’ve had my share of losses: failed love affairs, important opportunities that got...

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4 Daily Practices to Increase Your Mental Health

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4 Daily Practices to Increase Your Mental Health For more than 25 years I thought I was crazy. I would remind myself, “Some people are born to be crazy, and you’re one of them.” Only I hadn’t been born crazy; I’d survived a trauma at the...

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Ayurvedic Remedy for a Healthy Smile

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Kavala Graha: Ayurvedic Remedy for a Healthy Smile If you haven’t heard about the new “in” ayurvedic cleansing technique called oil pulling, let me fill you in. Oil pulling, known as “Kavala” or “Gandusha” is one of the techniques that is highly regarded in Ayurveda. Though...

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Top Five Foods to Feed Your Brain

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Top Five Foods to Feed Your Brain The foods we eat are shrinking our brains. Eating the Modern American Diet (MAD) of white carbohydrates, sugars, and the wrong fats also causes physical and mental disorders that, although devastating, can be cured and prevented through prioritizing the...

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