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8 Rules I Followed To Lose 150 Pounds In A Year

Seven years ago, I set out on one of the best adventures of my life. I finally committed to shedding excess weight and getting into the best health …

I Went On A Radical "Eat Sugar" Diet. Here's What Happened

A few years ago, sugar was a hot topic in the news, but the reports were conflicting. Some articles used words like “toxic” and “poisonous” while …

6 Signs You're Meditating All Wrong + What To Do Instead

I remember the first time I tried to meditate and thought, “This is so not what I thought it would be!”<p>I had a very clear image in my mind of what …

Bad Yogi Home Yoga Flow Builder

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me how to plan their own flow for yoga at home…Truth is, there’s rarely just one way of doing …

Yoga

4 Reasons To Get Strong (Not Skinny!) For Summer

Memorial Day is right around the corner and that means one thing: summer is almost here. But rather than just trying to lose weight and get skinny …

Medscape Log In

Real Men Meditate: 3 Reasons Why You Should, Too

As a man born into American culture, you would think I'd know a thing or two about preventative healthcare. But there was a time when I rarely …

Meditation

How To Stop Saying You're Busy All The Time

Being "busy" has become a sign of prestige. Have you recently asked someone, "How are you?" only to have them reply, "Busy!"<p>Well, let's get things …

Self Compassion

Where Elephant is Going, Financially.

<b>A Mindful Business Retreat.</b><p><b>How to get through tough issues, mindfully.</b><p>Business is destroying the world.<p>But nothing’s wrong with business. There’s …

The 7 Deadly Truths Of Sugar

If you're contemplating a sugar cleanse, you'll find that psychological preparedness is vital to your success. Part of that preparedness involves …

Diabetes

10 Questions You Must Ask If You're Serious About Self-Love

How much do you truly love yourself — deeply, wholly, authentically, and beyond the superficial, ego-based definition?<p>The reason this question is …

Positive Thinking

Protecting Wrists in Downward Facing Dog and Yoga Poses

I teach Hatha Yoga classes at a variety of Yoga studios, some with carpet and some with hardwood flooring. Regardless of the flooring type, I often …

10 Yoga Poses For Long, Sexy Legs

Are you planning to sport that short, sparkly dress for New Year's Eve?<p>2015 is right around the corner, with holiday parties still in full swing …

Yin Yoga: Spring Detox

The last couple of days in Texas have been really warm. The sun has been shining, birds chirping, and trees starting to bloom. Even though our …

5 Common Yoga Mistakes Weakening Your Workout

Even though it's been around for centuries, yoga is still one of the biggest workout trends and has thousands of Lululemon-clad devotees hitting the …

How The Grinch Found Yoga.

<i>For my son.</i><p>Inspired by ​​Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas:<p>Every yogi in Yogaville liked yoga a lot….<br>But the Grinch, who lived just north of …

7 Tips for Meditation that Actually Work.

People are being drawn into meditation now more than ever.<p>Whether done with a teacher or alone, we are always bewildered—we wonder if our meditation …

Sugar is 8 times as Addictive as Cocaine—How to Break the Cycle.

<i>Editor’s Note: This website is not designed to, and should not be construed to, provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion or treatment</i> …

10 Fun Ways To Eat Chia Seeds!

Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients. They're loaded with protein, Omega 3s, and fiber. Plus they're packed with calcium, magnesium and …

Breakfast

Everything is Perfect, Nothing is Permanent.

Have you ever been in a hot yoga class, just thinking to yourself “What in Buddha’s name am I doing here?”<p>You know what I’m talking about. You have …

Yoga

In Maha Mudra, we put the three core bandhas together. We draw up through the central tendon of the pelvic floor in mula bandha. We continue the …

Beat PMS! 5 Ways To Get Rid Of Bloating, Mood Swings & Food Cravings

As women, three out of every four weeks of the month, we're our regular selves and then ... that monthly time creeps up on us again. It can be …

This Behavior Ends More Relationships Than Any Other

Ever give your partner the silent treatment when you’re upset? There’s no doubt this hurtful emotional response is something many of us have tried. …

“Students wrote to their favorite authors asking them to visit. Kurt Vonnegut was the only one who responded, writing this beautiful & humorous letter.”

<i>What a badass.</i><p>I want every child to read this letter. It has such an important message: Create, create, create. Fail, fail, fail—and maybe succeed. …

Sh*t Yoga Teachers Say & What They Really Mean. ~ Brittany Carrico

Teachers say some whacky things in yoga classes.<p>I am guilty of this myself.<p>For people who are new to yoga, these non-descriptive cues can be …

6 Reasons to Bring Yin Yoga Off the Wall and Onto the Mat.

Yin often comes across as the wallflower of yoga practices.<p>It’s not as well known as Hatha.<p>It’s not as sexy as Hot Yoga.<p>There’s no rocking out …

5 Things You Should be Learning in Yoga Class (but Probably Aren’t).

Mindful bonus with Yoga’s Richard Freeman:<p>I’ve learned from experience that it’s possible to take hundreds of yoga classes and still be ignorant to …

Meet the Most Powerful Relaxation Mineral Available.

It also accounts for a long list of symptoms and diseases—which are easily helped and often cured by adding this nutrient. In fact, in my practice, …

How to Relieve Back Pain and Bend Backwards Without Hurting Your Lower Back

<b>How to ‘open’ your mid-spine in back bends and not squash your lower back</b><p>When you maintain length in the front of the hips and then breathe into the …