Kristi Thornley

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Why A Little Solitude Is Good For Your Health

<b>Why A Little Solitude Is Good For Your Health</b><p>I was a junior in college when I went to see <i>Dear John</i> by myself. It was the first time I’d been to a theater alone, if only because the movie trailer suggested I would ugly-cry like all get-out. The fewer people who see me in that state, the better.<p>As willing as I was to fly solo, I “just knew” it would be a terrible time. I “knew” that not having a friend to talk to during the previews or feel awkwardly comforted by when I lost control of my tear …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

8 Detoxifying Poses + Kundalini Kriyas

Whether it's too much turkey or Grandma's famous pumpkin pie, the holidays tend to lead to overindulgence. But they also provide a great opportunity …

Miso Soup

1. Heat oil in a 3-quart pot. Add onions, carrots, celery, shiitakes, garlic, kombu and salt. Saute covered for approximately 10 minutes on low …

Tips Before Your First Yoga Class

When you're brand new to yoga, you're likely to have a lot of questions about what you're getting into, including what to wear, what to bring to …

Top 7 Rustic Yoga Retreat Centers in the USA

Looking for a place to go for a weekend retreat with some of yoga's hottest teachers or to delve deeply into a specific yoga style? You won't have to …

Yoga Poses

Poses by Type<p>Explore yoga poses by type, from arm balances to backbends, inversions, twists and more. Plus, find sequences and step-by-step pose …

Yoga

8 Light + Delicious Detoxifying Soup Recipes

<b>Souping is the new juicing</b>—or at least a winter–friendly approach. Try these 8 recipes that may even be healthier than green juice.<p>Vegan Creamy …

Juicing

Winter Slow Flow: 9 Warming Poses

Reclining Bound Angle Pose<p><b>Supta Baddha Konasana</b><p>To set up, prop a bolster up on two blocks—one at its medium height toward the end of your mat and one …

Yoga

Yoga Poses, Classes, Meditation, and Life - On and Off the Mat - Namaste

For one yoga teacher, trying something that felt like the complete opposite of her alignment-focused asana style turned out to transform her yoga …

17 Poses to Jump-Start Your Day

An energizing morning yoga practice can work as a natural stimulant to set you up for a productive day. This backbending sequence will help warm up …

The 30 Minute Practice to Jump-Start Your Day

0<p>SHARES<p>Start your day wide awake and full of life with this backbending sequence.<p><b>GO BACK TO</b><i>17 Poses to Jump-Start Your Day</i><p>Cat-Cow Pose<p>Come onto your …

200 Key Sanskrit Yoga Terms

<i>Excerpted with permission from the author: traditionalyogastudies.com. Copyright 1999 by Georg Feuerstein</i><p><b>Abhyasa</b>: practice; cf. <i>vairagya</i><p><b>Acarya</b> …

Spirituality

Pose Finder

Kathryn Budig's Rise + Shine Mantra Meditation

Saying someone "woke up on the wrong side of the bed" is an easy way to write off their bad mood. But it’s actually a legitimate statement. There are …

Meditation

Letting Go of Expectations: A Dog's Wisdom on People & Life

<b>“</b><b>Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” ~Tom Robbins</b><p>Have you ever finally gotten something you longed for only to …

The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life

“Our neurosis and our wisdom are made out of the same material. If you throw out your neurosis, you also throw out your wisdom.”<p><b>Pema Chödrön</b> (b. July 14, 1936) — a generous senior teacher in the Buddhist contemplative tradition of Shambhala, ordained Buddhist nun, and prolific author — is one of …

Renunciation: The Art of Letting Go. ~ Barry H. Gillespie

A man is climbing slowly and with some difficulty up a mountain.<p>Finally he reaches a small plateau, with a cave and an old man sitting in front of …

How to Write a Proper Thank You Note

Social and professional status isn’t gained by taking shortcuts, but there are some really fast, easy things you can do to stand out in both arenas …

Art Deco

4 Ways to Impress a Hiring Manager Before You Even Walk in the Door

You already know that making a good first impression is a critical part of nailing your job interview. A good one can immediately prime someone to …

7 Smart Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

Most people know they should ask questions at the end of a job interview, but what do you ask? We found some answers.<p><i>Produced by Matt Johnston</i><p><b>Follow</b> …

Kathryn Budig's Graceful Tripod-to-Chaturanga Transition

485<p>SHARES<p><b>Try this lighter more fluid exit from Tripod Headstand to Chaturanga, keeping a sense of humor and connecting your breath with the</b> …