Melanie Brewer

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What Is Yin Yoga?

Ever hear the word Yin and wonder what it exactly it means? Yin is the feminine, dark, passive, receptive, reflective, withdrawn, cool, introspective …

Positive Affirmations and Long-Term Goals Change Your Luck

America contains millions of men and women who have come from difficult backgrounds, with every conceivable type of handicap and liability, but have …

Your Reality Is a Reflection of What You Believe You Deserve

<b>“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.” ~Yogi Bhajan</b><p>Over the last ten years I have learned time and time again that our …

Corpse Pose

More than just lying around, this pose can help you focus before or after a difficult run.<p>Boston-based yogi Rebecca Pacheco is an international yoga teacher and creator of the popular yoga and wellness site omgal.com. Rebecca began practicing yoga at 16 and began teaching at age 20. She is an avid …

Researchers Finally Show How Mindfulness and Your Thoughts Can Induce Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes

Michael Forrester, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing specific modes of consciousness can have …

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

The new vegetarian: Mushroom cannelloni with creamy walnut sauce

An unusual walnut and dried porcini sauce for an easy cannelloni dish<p>30g (1¼oz) porcini mushrooms<br>150g (5½oz) shallots, finely chopped<br>approx 4 tbsp olive oil<br>500g (1lb 2oz) chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped<br>100g (3½oz) walnuts, chopped<br>50g (2¾oz) stale sourdough bread soaked in 75ml (3fl oz) milk<br>½ tsp …