Rishi Sanjay Dashottar

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The Morning Habit That Boosts Your Libido Bigtime

<i>By Beth Lipton</i><p>What if there was a way that you could have more and better sex--and all it would take is a few minutes a day?<p>Plus, you'd also end up with a stronger immune system and more restful sleep.<p>Sound too good to be true? It isn't. In a word: meditation.<p>"Ask yourself why aren't you having as …

Becoming a Mountain: Himalayan Journeys in Search of the Sacred and the Sublime

Several years ago I met up with fellow writer, Ramachandra Guha. When I told him I was going to write a book about climbing a mountain, he insisted that it would be a much better story if I didn't make it to the top. Ignoring his advice, I continued with my plans to reach the summit of Bandarpunch, …

32 Ways To Actually Wake Yourself Up In The Morning

Stop snoozin' and start livin'.<p>To get the best sleep, stop eating or drinking things with caffeine at least eight hours before you want to go to bed. That means soda, coffee, energy drinks, tea, and even chocolate.<p>According to the National Sleep Foundation, drinking alcohol can have adverse effects …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

Yoga

The 3 Things That Helped Me Finally Stick With Meditation

<b>By Marianne Hayes</b><p>Over the last few years, I've read a hundred different reasons why I should adopt a regular meditation practice.<p>It's the best way to harness the power of the present moment. It's a tool for self-healing. It provides direct access to the divine.<p>The list goes on. My problem was that …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Immune System

7 Simple Micro Habits for Success

“Motivation makes us start to move toward our goals, but it is our habits that determine if we reach them.”<p>Habits are the way we think, feel and …

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

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> …

What Are You: A Bhogi or a Yogi?

Yoga, now closely followed by mindfulness, has become totally mainstream, with more varieties of a theme appearing every day. Many who attend a yoga class come away from it feeling more energized, yet relaxed and calmer than before, which is one of its great benefits. Originally, yoga has its roots …

How India's young couples are finding privacy by using Airbnb and other services

Many young people are opting for bed and breakfast accommodations, serviced apartments and hostels.<p>In a sequence of events earlier this month closely …

7 Important Things Successful People Do Before Bedtime | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered why some people are able to start the day energized and alert while others have to drag themselves out of bed and into the world of productivity? It’s not simply because of good genes or a positive attitude.<p>Most of the successful people I know are able to take command of …

Success

The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.<p>I had lived thirty good years before enduring my first food poisoning — odds quite fortunate in the grand scheme of things, but …

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

The Beautiful Pain of Awakening

The experience of awakening and the process of evolving and ascending to our true divine selves can be a painful and exhausting experience, …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Your Phone Knows When You’re Depressed

A new study from Northwestern used an individual’s smartphone habits to predict whether or not the individual was depressed.<p>Smartphones can feel your …

From Waze for crowds to Uber for street food – MIT innovations at Kumbh Mela

Photograph: Sebastian D'Souza/AFP/Getty Images<p>Nashik 2003: Hindu devotees carry brass pots to make an offering in the River Godavari on the first day of the month-long Kumbh …

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