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10 Hanukkah Latke Recipes That Are A Cut Above The Rest

Yes, you need more than one latke recipe.<p>Of all the traditional foods eaten on Hanukkah, latkes might just be our favorite. Like sufganiyot (jelly donuts), latkes are eaten to celebrate the miracle of Hanukkah, where a small amount of oil burned in a menorah for eight nights. While the donuts are …

Latkes

A Radical New View of Mindfulness

A controversial article published this week in <b>Psychological Inquiry</b> by <b>Eric Garland, Barbara Fredrickson, Philippe Goldin and Norman Farb</b> claims to be offering a solution to what the authors maintain is a vacuum in the study of mindfulness. Their contribution, the <b>Mindfulness-to-Meaning Theory</b> …

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself in Order to Be Happy

<i>By Alison Jacobson for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you'd probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn't want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently?<p><b>Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy?</b><p>Usually, …

Happiness

Cassini spacecraft flyby of Saturn moon to look for clues of life

Nasa probe will fly within 30 miles of the moon’s south pole, sampling water vapour in a bid to learn more about vast frozen underground oceans<p>The Cassini spacecraft is in for an icy shower as it passes within 30 miles (50km) of one of Saturn’s many moons on Wednesday.<p>Jets of of water vapour and …

Astronomy

Yoga Poses for Opening Tight Hips

Beginning and advanced practitioners alike struggle with tightness in the hips. In today’s society, office-workers are almost inevitably prone to hip …

21 Last-Minute Halloween Decorations You Can Make Yourself

Let's get SPOOKY.

Decorations

On Being a Spiritual Warrior: 10 Truths.

I cannot count the number of times in a yoga class that I have said, “Let go of that which no longer serves you” or start with “letting go of …

Mindfulness

Study Finds You CAN Buy Happiness

<i>By Yoga Journal</i><p>Putting your energy and cash toward gratifying experiences rather than material things can lead to greater happiness and well-being, according to Cornell University scientists.<p>They analyzed studies on the joy derived from both types of purchases and found that self-fulfillment …

6 Before-Bed Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

The ultimate wind-down workout from Rachel Brathen, AKA Yoga Girl.<p><b>Though a great Savasana is enough to make me woozy during yoga class, I still</b> …

Diet's effects on the brain greater than previously thought

<i>Australia is fatter than ever before. Despite all the diet information that surrounds us, 63 per cent of the adult population is considered</i> …

Homeopathy contains alcohol and can be sold to minors.

“Relief of flu-like symptoms.” “Safe, non-habit forming.” “Flower essences to calm down your unruly pets.”<p>With claims like these, homeopathic wonder …

Vetstreet Decodes 14 Common Myths About Dog Behavior

8. My dog is trying to show she’s in charge when she doesn’t listen to me.<p><b>False.</b> It’s easy to attribute human motives like "getting even" or "being …

Veterinary Medicine

This Is Your Brain and Body on Yoga and Meditation: 4 Powerful Scientific Findings

The many benefits of yoga, a 5,000-year-old discipline, are finally getting support from modern science.<p>If you've ever taken a vinyasa class or spent time meditating, you may be familiar with the even-keeled buzz often referred to in the yoga world as "yoga bliss" or "yoga high." As it turns out, …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Constructive Rest and Breath Awareness<p>Lay on your back with your knees bent and your feet hip-distance apart. Place one hand on your heart and one on your belly. Breathe fluidly into your belly and chest, and focus on your on the breath. Feel your stomach and chest as it rises and falls. …

Yoga

Living the Yogi’s Life with Kino: A Week of Calm.

Daily assignments for living the yogi’s life with Kino MacGregor.<p><i>To check A Week of Self Reflection, click here.</i><p><i>To check A Week of Acknowledgements,</i> …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Self-improvement

8 Kundalini Concepts That Are Essential For Your Spiritual & Personal Growth

In Indian philosophy, Kundalini is an energy that lies dormant at the base of the spine, and when awakened, rises up the spine to open the seven …

Spirituality

10 Reasons to Get to Know Qigong: Yoga's Less Popular Cousin

If you're looking to boost your energy and calm your mind, I know someone you've got to meet: her name is Qigong. She's Yoga and Meditation's less-sexy, easy-to-underestimate cousin -- and she's amazing.<p>Qigong (pronounced "chee gung") is originally from China and her name means "energy exercise." …

Eight Science-Backed Mind Tricks to Beat Procrastination

<i>Image Credit</i><p>Most people have issues with procrastination at some point in their lives, though it's a much bigger problem for certain people than …

In Praise of Longing: Reclaiming Spiritual Passion

<i>At night on my bed I longed for my only love. I sought him, but did not find him. I must rise and go about the city, the narrow streets and squares, till I find my only love. I sought him everywhere but I could not find him.</i><p>(From The Song of Songs)<p>Love-longing is one of the casualties of the …

7 Signs You're Experiencing a Major Spiritual Transformation

Life has thrown suffering your way and propelled you on a truth-seeking path. There's no turning back. If you're anything like me, you've meditated, gone to workshops, read books, listened to the masters. You've healed your past-life traumas and embraced your shadows. You've been feeling …

A Simple Guided Breathing Meditation

Without breath, the prana we cultivate through yoga practice would have no real avenue for circulation; the breath is everything.<p>1.5K<p>SHARES<p>As a …

The New Science on the Health Benefits of Yoga

<i>By: Cristina Goyanes</i><p>There were no signs that a heart attack was imminent. Dilip Sarkar was not overweight. Nor did he have high blood pressure or high blood sugar. In fact, the 51-year-old vascular surgeon from Virginia swears he had never been sick a day in his life. But in 2001, Sarkar found …

Fight Cellulite Fast With Yoga

Anatomy Stories: The Role of Teres Minor in Erasing the Hunch

Posted On July 29, 2015 By Karen Fabian And has No Comment<p><b>I have written before about my passion for sharing the anatomy behind the poses with my</b> …

Yoga

5 Yoga Poses To Boost Your Energy

Tired? We hear you. And yoga can help. Kundalini, or the science of breath and angles, teaches you to avoid traditional static poses to awaken cosmic energy believed to be dormant in all of us. The following 5 yoga poses from Anna Getty, an instructor at Golden Bridge Yoga in Los Angeles and …