Carol Bannon

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Are Your Hips Balanced? This Leg Lift Test Will Tell You

This 5-minute video takes us through gentle hip openers to prepare the body to sit in meditation.<p>Stephanie Snyder's video sequence can ease back pain …

Yoga

Stretch, Recover, Relax: This Is How to Handle a Rest Day

tBest news ever! If you want to get stronger, you have to rest. Your muscles need time to repair themselves; this is when the strengthening actually happens. Stretching your worked muscles is really important on your chill days. Take 15 to 20 minutes to give your hard working body some TLC with …

PopSugar

20 Dividend Stocks to Fund 20 Years of Retirement

The conventional approach to funding retirement is to withdraw 4% of your savings in the first year, followed by “pay raises” in each subsequent year …

Retirement

8 CBD products you need to try—even if you’re a skeptic

<i>When it comes to choosing a CBD product, it can feel like the Wild West. With almost no regulation in place, how can a wellness-minded, CBD-curious</i> …

8 Supplements That Help With Stress & Why They’re So Effective

Research has shown that stress is at an all-time-high among people in the U.S. So, it's no surprise that many people are looking for out-of-the-box …

Top 10 Yoga Poses To Reduce Stubborn Belly Fat For Good

Since spot reducing is not possible, to reduce belly fat, practice yoga poses that work your core as well as the entire body. Start with the cobra …

This Could Be a Game-Changer for Retirement Savers

Legislation that would dramatically increase an important contribution limit just cleared a major hurdle.<p>The House of Representatives recently passed …

9 Mercury Retrograde Summer 2018 Meditations To Help You Manifest What You Want During This Rough Time

Mercury retrograde is here, and it's not going anywhere until mid-August. This is a period of time when everything seems to be a bit off. The planet …

9 Stretches to Help Relieve a Tight Lower Back

Whether your lower back feels tight often or occasionally, it’s important to listen to your body and take steps to loosen tension. A tight lower back …

What Having Tight Psoas Muscles Actually Mean

The psoas muscle lies deep in the core of the body. For those of us in Pilates and other exercise sciences, where attention to the core is paramount, …

I tried this Japanese practice and watched my stress melt away

“Mind the tree,” says Nina Smiley, PhD, director of mindfulness programming at Mohonk Mountain House, as I stand in the woods among twenty or so …

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<b>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we can</b> …

Mindfulness

Great Heart Meditation Practice

Be guided through a simple practice of surrender and connection with this Introduction to the Great Heart Meditation.<p>Tap into your body's natural …

Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Self-improvement

Kundalini 101: 5 Ways This Style of Yoga Can Help You Create the Life You Want

Are you ready to discover your life’s purpose and activate your fullest potential? Kundalini Yoga is an ancient practice that helps you channel …

Kundalini Yoga

This Quick Meditation Helps You Let Go of Stress and Sleep

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to wind down and get to sleep—something that’s especially useful after a harried day of work. …

Sanskrit 101: 4 Words Most People Mispronounce

Sanskrit 101 | Yoga teacher Richard Rosen explains four English words that are rooted in Sanskrit.<p>Give context to your yoga practice with Sanskrit …

Yoga

5 Ways To Keep Your Calm

What ruffles your feathers and gets your goat most? What agitates you and steals your calm? Peace of mind, however ephemeral it may be, is what we …

Liberating Your Thoughts

<b>In this traditional teaching,</b> revered master and scholar Patrul Rinpoche (1808–1887) distinguishes one form of meditative awareness from another, …

Meditation

This Is the Yoga Pose to Do If You Want to Work on Your Arms and Butt at the Same Time

If you love a perfectly crafted yoga class, where one pose flows effortlessly into the next, here's a two-pose sequence you have to try. Dance-like and whimsical, Seated Straddle to Extended Fallen Star Pose will make you feel strong yet feminine. As a bonus, it's one of the best yoga poses for …

Yoga

12 Yoga Poses for Neck Pain

Here are some of the yoga poses that may be beneficial in relieving neck pain.<p>Standing forward bend pose<p>Come into a standing position with your feet …

Calm Abiding

In order to practice calm abiding, we need to know its characteristics, its essential nature, and its various categories. Unless we know these …

Meditation

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Meghan Markle uses face yoga to make her skin look more sculpted - the moves you need to lift your features

Imagine being able to sculpt your face, boost skin glow and smooth frown lines for free? Well, you can! It's all down to facial yoga, a method used …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Sacroiliac Dysfunction

<i>Editor's note: The following are intended to be general recommendations for yoga practitioners and teachers. They are not a replacement for the</i> …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

6 Yoga Poses For Mercury Retrograde That Will Keep You Centered Through The Chaos

With the final retrograde of 2017 currently taking reign, you might find yourself feeling incredibly out of whack during this astrologically …