Jay Co

53 Flips | 3 Magazines | @JayCo228l | Keep up with Jay Co on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jay Co”

"The world is as you are". --Maharishi Mahesh Yogi “@philosophytweet: “@Cosmo_Vision: “@marcelamar07: http://t.co/nsDLtO80fP”””

Couture Closets

RT @MyYogaOnline: #yoga is the journey of self. #yogainspiration http://t.co/cnu6EZEAvz

3 Simple Steps Towards Mindfulness

<i>By Sandy Behnken, General Mills</i><p>In today's constantly connected, multitasking society, setting life on autopilot is an everyday occurrence. Seldom do we take time to pause, be purposeful in our actions and live moment-to-moment -- particularly in the workplace.<p>After 22 years in the workforce, I …

Mindfulness

Elite Athletes Turning to Yoga in Increasing Numbers

<b>by Shannon Penfound, Staff Writer and Event Coordinator, All Habs Hockey Magazine</b><p>WINNIPEG, MB. — Believe it or not, your favourite hockey player …

4 Simple Spiritual Practices That Lead to Lasting Happiness

You don't have to meditate on a daily basis, Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh says. You can, however, meditate in every moment. Watch as he reveals four …

Happiness

How To Meditate In A Minute (Video Tutorial)

At our re<b>vitalize</b> summit, MindBodyGreen CEO and Founder Jason Wachob dared meditation teacher Charlie Knoles to teach everyone in the audience how to …

Video Tutorials

A Beginner's Guide to the Chakras

Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy in your life with a basic understanding of your body's energy centers. (Psst: Did you know that you can …

26 Things I've Learned About People From Teaching Yoga

You can learn a whole lot from practicing yoga. You can also learn a whole lot from teaching yoga. Some of this comes from talking to people. Some is …

Yoga

Yoga As An Especially Apt Metaphor For The Life Of An Entrepreneur

My mom used to say that when you really need to learn something, a teacher arrives. Sounds rabbinical, and probably is.<p>I thought about that one evening a few months ago in the gym while I waited for our Pilates teacher to arrive. She was very late so I passed the time watching a yoga instructor …

These 5 Yoga Moves Will Save You From Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain is to strengthen your core and release tension and tightness in the muscles around your upper and lower back. Plus, …

Yoga In Africa (Gorgeous & Inspiring Photos That Will Melt Your Heart)

As a man, yoga is a practice I use to clean out the unnecessary and walk with mindfulness in our world. As an artist, yoga is a poetic human …

Yoga

This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The Western World

Hwansan Sunim had a pretty typical suburban American childhood. Born to Korean-American parents in Westchester County, N.Y., he grew up in Irvington, an idyllic small town on the Hudson River.<p>Though Sunim strived to be a model student for his parents and get accepted to a good college, he said he …

20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today: New research shows meditation boosts your health, happiness, and success!

I started meditating soon after 9/11. I was living in Manhattan, an already chaotic place, at an extremely chaotic time. I realized I had no control …

7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control

Every now and again life doesn’t throw us a curve, it aims a quiver full of arrows. When this happens we don’t know which way to turn or what to …

Does Short-Term Meditation Work? Here's What New Research Found

I regularly encourage the people I work with to practice meditation. It builds a kind of inner "shock absorber" that helps you maintain calm and focus in the midst of daily stress and the multiple demands of living in today's world. While that's not the true <i>purpose</i> of meditation (another subject …

5 Ways to Find Peace When Life Feels Crazy

A few weeks ago I received some big news. The owners of the lovely place I call home are doing renovations and I need to move out by Sept. 8. We have been openly communicating about their intentions to remodel at the end of the summer or early fall for months. When I received the email, however, I …

Serenity Now: Clear Your Tabs, Clear Your Mind (With One Glorious Click)

The Chrome extension for the overly tabbed<p>Is your computer running at a turtle's pace because you have just way too many tabs open? Can you not see the Gchat alert blinking because your tab has been compressed to the size of pinky toenail? Does it sometimes feel like your brain has too many tabs …

Science

<b>The shortest explanation of the neuroscience of mindfulness ever!</b><p>We westerners need the stamp of science if we’re going to try anything new and I …

How To Embrace The Most Powerful Self-Care Tool You Have

You, my friend, are sitting on GOLD. You have a superpower that lies dormant but begs to be accessed: your breath. It may not sound sexy, but your …

Average Internet of Things device has 25 security flaws

In a study of ten devices including home thermostats, remote power outlets and door locks, HP found 250 potentially dangerous security vulnerabilities<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) has connected everything from smoke alarms to fridges and cars, making life easier and safer – but it has also given …

'Get Up!' or lose hours of your life every day, scientist says

There's a saying going around that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. But Dr. James Levine, who is credited with it, is dead serious. In fact, he says, sitting could be worse …

10 Scientific Images That Changed How We Looked at the World

The most important images in history<p>Whether it was a drawing or photograph, these images changed the course of human understanding, and science itself, forever.

Change Your Entire Life with this Simple Technique from Thích Nhất Hạnh.

<i>To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.</i><p>~ Thich Nhat Hanh<p>I was visiting a friend …

7 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Live In The Moment

Mindfulness is one of the few things that is simultaneously trendy (we declared 2014 "the year of mindful living") <i>and</i> a centuries-old technique, helping with everything from lowering stress to improving job performance.<p>At its core, mindfulness is a very simple practice of cultivating awareness of …

100 Inspirational Quotes To Help You Gain & Maintain Momentum

Post written by Katie Milton.<p>The desk is littered with lists. Things to do, problems to solve, calls that need to be returned. The phone is ringing …

Motivation

Study: How Yoga Alters Genes

Alternative therapies meant to help us "break the train of everyday thinking" have effects on a cellular level.<p>RelaxingMusic/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> The flight or fight response -- the natural response to stress -- essentially puts the nervous system in overdrive. So it's no surprise that its opposite …