Carmina Saunders

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Japan’s biggest bestseller is a philosophy book on “The Courage to be Disliked”

When I visited Japan last November, I asked a few people whether everyone was as obsessed with Marie Kondo, the Japanese guru who inspires millions with her treatise on the magic of tidying up, as Americans were. Sure, they said. They knew about Kondo. But the real phenomenon, they told me, was a …

Psychology

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism - The Atlantic

Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice meditation? In a new book titled <i>Beyond the Self</i>, two friends—Matthieu Ricard, who left a …

Meditation

*This* is what wellness pros pack to turn their hotel rooms into self-care sanctuaries

As self care becomes more essential, so does the need to create surroundings that are conducive to that endeavor. At home, that could mean turmeric …

The 30 greatest yoga holidays on the planet

For yoga in enchanting locations<p>1. Silver Island, Greece<p>I could quite happily live on this delightful, 60-acre private island strewn with rough flower-filled tracks, which has an ancient church, a romantic lighthouse and more than 2,500 olive trees. Come for week-long holidays with yoga sessions …

Yoga

25 Mindfulness Quotes to Keep You in the Present Moment

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

4 Keys to Increase Your Happiness As You Get Older

Through your youth and early adulthood, you accumulate many varied experiences, both good and bad. You make false starts, turn corners, try new …

The Body Whisperer’s Fat-Flushing Workout

Structural integration and alignment specialist Lauren Roxburgh—author of <i>Taller, Slimmer, Younger</i>—consistently comes up with new (blessedly simple) …

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

10 signs that you are living a healthy life according to Ayurveda

If you’ve swapped coffee for golden turmeric milk, mouthwash for coconut oil pulling and start your day with a glass of warm lemon water, then you …

Ayurveda

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

3 Reasons the Ground Is Your Body's Best Friend

<b>If you want happy joints, you gotta get low.</b><p>As adults we may grudgingly get on the floor every once in a while, but for most of us the journey down …

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