Chris Simms

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“The Ostrich Problem” and The Danger of Not Tracking Your Progress

Say you’re working on a new book. Or undertaking a new exercise routine. Perhaps you haven’t been keeping tabs on how many words you’ve written, or …

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 …

Standing at the Gates of Hope

<i>“How are we so optimistic, so careful not to trip and yet do trip, and then get up and say OK?”</i> Maira Kalman asked in pondering happiness and existence. What is it that propels us to get up after loss, after heartbreak, after failure? What is that immutable rope that pulls us out of our own depths …

How to Make Positive Thinking Really Work for You | Inc.com

It's clear that, when used properly, negativity can help you succeed and that positive thinking can be a trap.<p>That's not to suggest positive thinking is a waste of time. If you literally expected to fail every time you started a venture, chances are that you would. Mental attitudes can have an …

Positive Thinking

Madison Bumgarner, Giants hold off Royals to win World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A giant, indeed.<p>Madison Bumgarner punctuated his World Series performance for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to …

The New Vows: Now That We're Parents

When they get married, most couples exchange vows. It's traditional, classic and a great way to try to make your fiancé cry one last time as your fiancé. They can be inspirational or heartwarming; funny or silly. They are promises the new couple makes to each other which, hopefully, will never be …

7 Mental Tricks to Help You Crush Every Workout

Crank up your performance with these simple motivational strategies<p>There’s a crucial piece of exercise equipment that doesn’t cost a thing, and it can help you perform your best every time you enter the gym.<p>It’s called your brain. Use these seven simple mental tricks from scientists and fitness …

Exercise

3 Safe-Alignment Modifications for Chaturanga Dandasana

24<p>SHARES<p>Try these subtle, yet safe tweaks to Chaturanga if you struggle with the pose.<p><b>Next in YOGAPEDIA</b> Learn to move from your midline, or central …

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Fall Equinox Flow: 4 Poses for Balance

0<p>SHARES<p>Happy fall equinox! The autumnal equinox takes place on Tuesday, September 23 at 2:29 UTC. (That translates to Monday, September 22 at 8:29 PM …

15 Poses to Help You Sleep Better

2.5K<p>SHARES<p>Ease into a restful night with a quiet yoga practice focused on deep breathing to calm your mind and release physical tension. This …

Understand the Art of Sequencing: Yoga Practice for Beginners

0<p>SHARES<p>Asana (pose) sequences come in different shapes and sizes. Every contemporary school of yoga, such as Iyengar, Viniyoga, Bikram, Ashtanga, and …

Downward-Facing Dog

Learn how to achieve Downward-Facing Dog, a beginner's pose that both opens and strengthens the upper body—making it a great preparation for …

Nix Neck Pain in Camel Pose

8<p>SHARES<p>Does your neck feel pinched or strained when you drop your head back in Ustrasana (Camel Pose)? Wouldn't it be nice if there were a magical …

Who Was Patanjali?

51<p>SHARES<p>Take enough yoga classes and you'll eventually hear one of your teachers quote from the Yoga Sutra, which is the guidebook of classical, or …

Locust Pose

187<p>SHARES<p>Grouped among the so-called “baby backbends,” which includes Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) and Sea Monster Pose (described in the Variations …

7 Steps to Master Chaturanga Dandasana

9.8K<p>SHARES<p><b>Next in YOGAPEDIA</b> Modifications to help you find safe alignment in Chaturanga ><p><b>Chaturanga Dandasana</b><br>chaturanga = four limbs · danda = staff …

Yoga

Child's Pose

245<p>SHARES<p><i>(bah-LAHS-anna)</i><i><br>bala</i> = child<p>Child's Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions<p><b>Step 1</b><p>Kneel on the floor. Touch your big toes together and sit on your …

Side Plank Pose

81<p>SHARES<p>The full version of Vasisthasana, as taught by BKS Iyengar, with the top leg raised perpendicular to the floor, is beyond the capacity of …

Brighten Your Home With Orange

Yay! It’s pumpkin season again! I don’t know about you, but I love to see the beautiful displays of colorful squash in grocery stores at this time of …

These Are The States Where Kids Have The Best Opportunities In Education

While more students are graduating from high school and college, the number of young students enrolled in preschool in recent years has stagnated.<p>A new index released Monday from the nonprofit groups Opportunity Nation and Measure of America looks at the level of opportunity afforded to citizens …

Lessons for my Daughter on Life and Love

Today marks the one year anniversary of the day my daughter's father told me it was over. I have grown so much in the past year, not in spite of this loss but because of it. I have grown as a woman, as a friend and perhaps, most importantly, as a mother. As a mother, I have to watch my words and my …

The Most Dangerous Fitness Advice

Hiring a trainer can mean the fast track to a better body—or an express ticket to injury. Know when to listen and when to run.<p>Bernard Yang Kim never wanted to be a bodybuilder. The 31-year-old currency trader simply wanted to look chiseled—like an underwear model, he jokes—which is why he found it …

Physiotherapy

ADHD Looks Different In Women. Here’s How — and Why.

From job opportunities to personal income to marital relationships, there’s hardly an area in which American women haven’t made great strides in …