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Shoulder tightness, pain, or injury? Here’s the yoga that helps.

<i>by Kelle Walsh</i><p>It’s one of yoga’s great truths that everything is connected. But in the case of the shoulder, it’s harder to get the connection. These …

Daily Meditation: A Shared Humanity

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by American rock group The Moody Blues. "Have You Heard" is a …

Yoga Poses for Opening Tight Hips

Beginning and advanced practitioners alike struggle with tightness in the hips. In today’s society, office-workers are almost inevitably prone to hip …

Mindfulness: Five Mindless Tips

There's a saying that goes something like "Thoughts are like children. They are better in the backseat rather than driving the car". Most people's …

Top Tips for Teaching Self-Confidence

Parenting is not an easy task as your child is constantly growing and learning. Working with them on ways to increase confidence is important for a positive outlook on life. Continuing to support your child in feeling good about themselves will go a long way for their future success.<p>Some children …

Self-confidence

The 15-Minute Yoga Flow That Tones Your Abs

If you're one of the many people who think crunches are the only way to a flat and toned stomach, it's time to change your thinking—it's holding you …

STOP: The Surprising Power of Waiting

Most people believe that waiting is a waste of time and it’s best to fill that time with something… anything. Whether we’re in line at a the grocery …

Mental Disorders

5 Reasons Why Running Is a Metaphor for Life

The best--and worst--thing about running is that you will never master it. You will never be perfect at it. You challenge yourself every time you lace on your shoes. Hell, it took me two years to even like running!<p>At the beginning of 2011--at 47 years of age--I took up running for two reasons. One: …

Weight Loss

How to Practice Yoga, Part I

<i>by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher</i><p>"Alignment is enlightenment." --B.K.S. Iyengar<p>For more than 10 years now, I have been teaching Iyengar yoga, the method of hatha yoga developed by world-renowned yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar. Affectionately known as Guruji to his …

Yoga

On Being a Spiritual Warrior: 10 Truths.

I cannot count the number of times in a yoga class that I have said, “Let go of that which no longer serves you” or start with “letting go of …

Cool Camping Ideas: Everyone Should Know these

A trip with your family can be pretty much everything you could ask from a holiday if you have some cool camping ideas. In the summer, when the …

6 Phrases That Change Meaning After Parenthood –

The last time I said, “Let’s do it” to my husband, we were both standing over a mound of fresh dung that had been excreted on the carpet by my …