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A Guide To The Most Popular Yoga Styles [Infographic]

With International Yoga Day coming up next week on June 21, it's a good time to brush up on your yoga knowledge. Yoga is popular all around the …

The Morning Ritual: 5 Things to Do Before Breakfast to Clear Your Mind and Start the Day

It's easy to wake up and just start running around the house like a crazy person making breakfast, checking email, putting dishes away, doing push-ups, rummaging through closet hangers for an outfit and getting the kids out of the house. Ambitiously, in the spirit of "getting it all done."<p>Most of …

Productivity

Fitness Friday: A great yoga program for golfers

The question comes up a handful of times every year. Is yoga a good exercise discipline for golfers? And to answer it one more time: Yes, provided it's not the <i>only</i> exercise you're doing. Strength-training, cardiovascular-training and tissue therapy (foam rolling or massage) should also be a part of …

Yoga

How to Release Painful Memories & Emotions Stored in Your Body

<b>“The cure for the pain is in the pain.” ~Rumi</b><p>Your body keeps a physical memory of all of your experiences.<p>You have lots of memories stored in your …

Self-help

How I Meditate: Julia Samton, Neurologist & Meditation Teacher

<i>Many of our readers want to meditate but don’t have the time or aren’t sure how to start. So, we’ve reached out to mindfulness experts for their best</i> …

Why Successful People Are Not Hippies When They Practice Meditation

For many years, I believed that meditation was for hippies or people that practiced the Buddhist faith. I turned down multiple opportunities to …

Meditation Studio Is A Powerful Solution To Your Problems

If you read my very first article as a contributor here on Forbes you may have noticed that I am a big advocate of meditation. With my ambitious and dynamic lifestyle, I easily come to the point where I find myself overcommitted, rushing and restless. Meditation helps me calm down and appreciate …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

8 Ways to Be More Productive Everyday

A productive man tackling his tasks | Source: iStock<p>You want to be a more productive person, but you just can’t seem to motivate yourself to do so. …

5 Yoga Poses That Come With Serious Beauty Benefits

<i>Ready to do something new with your look? All month long we're asking our 25 favorite influencers to share their 25 best beauty ideas for spring. Look out for the 25x25 logo here on Lipstick and on our social channels—@get_lipstick on Instagram and @glamourmag on Snapchat—for exclusive tips,</i> …

Yoga

7 Best Spring Home Decor Trends To Refresh Your Home

Let the trends of the season help your interiors blossom.<p>Attention, design lovers: Spring is officially approaching. As the colors outside change from gloomy gray to perfectly sunny and pastel, our interiors also request a bit of a refresh — and there's no better way for your space to blossom than …

How to Make Turmeric Lemonade That Treats Depression Better Than Prozac

Turmeric lemonade has been found to harbor some of the best medicinal values that can deliver an all-in-one solution to health conditions.<p>In case you …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book " The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

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Most Interesting Facts About Hinduism You May Not Know

The world’s 3rd largest religion closely following Christianity and Islam is Hinduism. Hinduism is the world’s oldest known religion and originally …

Hinduism

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Religious, Spiritual, and "None of the Above”: How Did Mindfulness Get So Big?

The ever-growing popularity of mindfulness—from corporate boardrooms to inner-city schools—has finally made my academic interest a …

Mindfulness

Meditation is Medicine for Heart Health

Shares 660<p><i>As a brain doctor and mindfulness teacher, I am here to introduce you to a different type of prescription for heart health: …

Meditation

6 Qualities Mindful People Enjoy That Mindless People Don't

Being more mindful about your work can make you more innovative, productive, and even attractive.<p>Mindfulness, as hot a topic as it is, is also an oft-misunderstood concept. Many confuse being mindful with being meditative, but you don't have to become a dedicated yogi to enjoy the professional and …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

10 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Backed by Science

Mindfulness, the practice of staying aware and in sync with yourself and your surroundings often characterized by sitting in total silence with legs …

Mindfulness

Easy Ways to Start Meditating at Home

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>Like its sibling mindfulness, meditation was a hot topic in 2015, with …

The Two Ways to Speed Up Your Spiritual Process

<i>Q: How can we allow the spiritual process to happen within us in full flow, and what might we be doing unconsciously that might keep it from</i> …

Spirituality