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These Yoga Poses Will Take You Through The Perfect Day

The evidence in support of yoga is mounting: Studies have suggested that it might suppress the body's stress response, improve mood and maybe even boost immunity. So, non-yogis, what are you waiting for?<p>We've crafted the perfect day of yoga, three two- to five-minute series that you can do …

5 Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 41 percent of parents and 34 percent of children reported difficulty sleeping in 2014. Part of the problem? Jam-packed evenings.<p>For all people -- not just parents or children -- it's important to properly wind down at night to ensure you clock your …

5 Yoga Poses To Get You Through Your Midday Slump At Work

We know we're not the first ones to tell you this, but: Your desk job might be hurting your health.<p><i>Shocking</i>, no? Well, not really. Over the past few years, headlines have touted studies suggesting that sitting for hours on end can increase the risk of everything from certain types of cancers to …

5 Yoga Poses To Put You In A Good Mood

Feeling sad? Try doing a moon salutation -- seriously.<p>Anecdotally, we all know yoga enthusiasts who swear that the meditative practice elevates their mood and keeps them sane amid otherwise hectic lifestyles. While the science isn't quite airtight, some studies suggest yoga can actually turn on and …

Arianna Huffington Calls Upon Us to Turn Inward for Wisdom and Wonder

When was the last time you listened to the sweet sound of silence? When was the last time you decided to close the door and just let yourself be, with nowhere to go and nothing to do?<p>Arianna Huffington gave a talk last week in Philadelphia promoting her 14th book, <i>Thrive</i>, in which she implores us to …

Adyashanti Shares A Simple Yet Powerful Exercise To Release Negative Energy (VIDEO)

Spiritual teacher Adyashanti, author of <i>Falling Into Grace</i> and <i>Resurrecting Jesus</i> says the thoughts in our heads must not be mistaken as our true identity. If negative energy is wearing you down, he has a five-minute exercise to help you let it go.<p>"Anybody can do this," Adyashanti says in the above …

7 Ways to Find Peace in a Crazy, Awful Moment

Whatever it is you're worrying about or stressing over can wait: Give us a few minutes and we'll help you fill them with a soul-recharging respite …

What Has Left an Imprint on Your Soul?

Towards the end of last year, I woke up feeling deeply tired. I'd gotten plenty of sleep. In fact, I'd had more than enough sleep in the last week. But I was tired... so very tired.<p>Being the introvert I am, I figured I just needed to "shut down" for a bit. Relax, avoid any unnecessary interaction, …