Lauren Bohlig

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4 Fall Cookbooks That Are Full of Surprises

An Ottolenghi restaurant book, a homey, rustic cookbook from a world-renowned Swedish chef, a Southern cookbook you've never seen before, and a two …

Bread

5 Cool and Handy Apps For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Spending time outdoors is highly delightful and does you a lot of good. A mere 10 min walk can drastically reduce your stress level and give your …

12 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Matt Valentine, buddhaimonia.com<p>1. Live with compassion<p>Compassion is one of the most revered qualities in Buddhism and great compassion is a sign of …

Top 10 Urban Escapes

Travel<p>Some American cities are lucky enough to have units of the National Park System right on their doorsteps, offering recreation and natural beauty within easy reach of millions.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Most people, even dedicated urbanites, need a …

National Parks

What Happens to Your Body When You Do Yoga

How this ancient form of exercise slays stress and revs you up, physically and mentally<p><b>Brain</b>What seems like a slow start—breathing deeply, in and out—fires up your prefrontal cortex, the brain's center for higher thought. You just got smarter: In one study, people scored higher on cognitive tests …

Immune System

Mysore-style yoga: one-to-one practice in a group setting

Mysore self-practice is the traditional way of practising ashtanga yoga, and offers a highly personalised approach without the cost of a private lesson<p>Are you disappointed by the lack of personal attention in yoga classes, or intimidated by the fast pace? There is another way to experience the …

A Couples Yoga Routine Your Guy Will Actually Love

Nothing says "Happy Valentine's Day" like stretching, breathing, and moving your body with your man. These yoga poses feel so awesome to do together …

Is Yoga The Secret To Olympic Gold?

Instead of going to Disney World after winning gold in the women's snowboarding slopestyle event, Jamie Anderson said she'll be headed to Wanderlust -- a yoga retreat on the North Shore of Oahu -- to celebrate.<p>Anderson credits yoga practice with helping her stay physically and mentally strong, and …

All-Day Ayurveda: Give Your Daily Routine a Makeover

If waking up is a struggle, midday finds you crashing, and you're restless and alert at bedtime, it may be time to reset your clock. According to …

Yoga

Guard Your Heart

Yogis know the poses that "open" the heart, but did you know that regular practice can also help protect your ticker over the long term?<p>In honor of …

Yoga

Biceps Curls And Down Dogs May Help Lower Diabetes Risk

Women who work out with weights an hour a week cut their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, and yoga or stretching exercises count, too, according to a study that tracked the health of almost 100,000 women.<p>Doctors have long known that regular exercise reduces the risk of diabetes, but that's …

Yoga Weight Loss News

The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. For many of us, this may include weight loss resolutions. Although a recent Galllup-Healthways report shows the U.S. obesity rate has held steady, a whopping 26.2 percent of adults remain obese.<p>My 2012 blog "Jumpstart Weight Loss Resolutions With …

Weight Loss