Leigh Ann Caouette Baio

201 Added | 5 Magazines | 3 Likes | 1 Following | 5 Followers | @smiletherapy4me | Keep up with Leigh Ann Caouette Baio on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Leigh Ann Caouette Baio”

How I Got The Shot: Blood Moon at Antelope Island

All too often, people ask me to put my camera down and join the party. I get that stink eye on many occasions when I plop myself in the corner of a …

One Light Tutorial: How Small Adjustments to Light Position Drastically Affects Your Portraits

Whether it’s by necessity or personal decision, sometimes we’re left shooting an image with only a single-light setup. But just because you only have …

Grab a Coffee: 32 Incredible Photography Links

It has been a terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all points of the internet for the best links …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Here's how it works: For each exercise, do as many reps as you can in 60 seconds. Make sure you're using perfect form. Doing it right once is better than doing it wrong twice!<p>After you've done one circuit (that's all the moves, back to back), rest for a minute or two to catch your breath. Then …

Log In or Sign Up to View

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.

Jessica Shyba: In the land of Nod

On Christmas Eve, when children around the world go to sleep with dreams full of what’s to come, I wanted to share some wonderful photographs by …

25 Tips To Transform Challenges Into Opportunities For Joy

Everyone deals with challenges. I know it well. I’ve had my brain cut open twice. Diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1998 when I was 24 years old, my …

The Secret to Sticking with Anything

How many times have you started something new (exercise routine, meditation schedule, writing that book, a new project), got pumped and excited about …

Motivation

8 Ways to Grow Your Happiness by Letting Go

Happiness in all walks of life is often more about stopping than starting. More about subtracting than adding. More about letting go than holding …

Yoga and the Art of Accepting Change

Change is profoundly challenging. How many times in your life have you seen change rolling toward you and deemed it unacceptable, not your plan? Found yourself working wildly to prevent or ignore it? Of course, it happened anyway. And how many times have you felt the urge, the deep internal pull, …

Yoga

Six Unconventional, Scientific Ways to Be Happier

Happiness. There isn't a single human being who doesn't want it, and for many, it is the primary pursuit in life. Conventional wisdom tells us that …

Why Knowing Yourself Is Everything and How To Do It | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If your understanding of yourself is not strong, you are doomed to interact far less effectively with family, friends and colleagues.<p>And yet, to see …

Outsourcing

Your Hidden Superpower: Awareness - Samovar Tea

The word “inspire” comes from the Latin word meaning “to breathe.” I agree with the ancient Romans; to breathe with intention is to be filled with …

3 Meditation Techniques for Beginners

Gold stars to those who can make it through this article without wondering about dinner or unattended emails, mindlessly scrolling through Instagram …

Neuroscientists and the Dalai Lama Swap Insights on Meditation

<i>Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.</i><p>This line …

Secular Meditation: Flexible Discipline, Or, On Creating a Regular Practice in an Irregular Life

The Four Agreements - A Path to a Peaceful, Fulfilling Life

Anna Hunt, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The knowledge of the four agreements comes from The Toltec, who lived thousands of years ago in southern Mexico. …

At Home With the Dalai Lama

<i>Below, a letter to my daughters that first appeared in the September 2013 issue of Shambhala Sun magazine.</i><p>Dear Lina and Kira,<p>You are now sixteen and nineteen years old and starting to chart a course for your own lives. Gone are the days when we had seemingly endless time to just sit and talk. I …

Bob Cummings: The search for good health can't ignore the power of good thoughts

<i>Editor's note: Bob Cummings writes about how consciousness and spirituality benefit health and serves as the spokesperson for Christian Science in</i> …

Awakening Our True Potential

Richard Smoley, <i>New Dawn</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Man is born an unfinished creature. He cannot walk or talk or feed himself. Long years of care are required to …

Flexible Mind: An Interview with Leo Babauta | Sangha News - San Francisco Zen Center

Leo Babauta, creator of� the acclaimed blog Zen Habits and author of three best-selling books (<i>The Effortless Life</i>, <i>Focus</i>, and <i>The Power of Less</i>),� …

3 Lessons to Help You Find Peace When Fighting a Hard Battle

<b>“He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.” ~Proverb</b><p>August 3, 2001. I still remember it like it was yesterday. It was around …

Positive Thinking

7 Negative People You Need to Ignore

<i>You can’t live a positive life around negative people.</i><p>Sadly, some people are so entrenched in seeing the negative side of things that they leave zero …

Your Purpose in Life: Do You Know What It Is?

<b>Have you discovered your life purpose yet? Are you doing exactly what you feel you should be doing? Or is there some sneaking level of discontent</b> …

The Art and Science of Qigong

Chinese civilization has been responsible for discoveries that have influenced the wider world for centuries. However, one of the most profound …

Qigong

How does meditation actually work?

Neuroscientists are researching centuries-old Buddhist mindfulness techniques and their effects on the brain<p><i>Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.</i><p>This line from Herman Hesse's 1922 novel <i>Siddhartha</i> came …

Qigong, or 'Chinese yoga,' goes mainstream

Curious to try qigong? The ancient Chinese healing technique dates back more than 4,000 years -- and as more eyes are turning to China and interest …

Alternative Medicine

Follow Your Heart: Healing from Cardiovascular Disease with Qi Gong Exercise

Paul Cavel, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) include hypertension (high blood pressure), coronary heart disease (heart attacks), …

Clarifying the Meaning of Universal Oneness

James C. Wilhelm, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>I recently wrote an article published by Waking Times that has generated many excellent responses for which I …