Meditation

Yoga and Meditation for Back Pain

Yoga and Meditation for Back Pain

The vast majority of us will, at some point in our lives, have to deal with the excruciating reality of spinal and neck pains, and for many of us, this sort of pain is an everyday reality we believe we simply have deal with and work through. Stiffness, aching, burning sensations and momentary stabs of(…)

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From Anger to Violence : Yoga and Meditation, Men and the NFL

From Anger to Violence : Yoga and Meditation, Men and the NFL

No one wants to say it, but if we get to the heart of the matter, domestic violence and child abuse, or any violence for that matter, is not just an NFL issue, it’s a society issue and even deeper, a male anger issue. Yes, men, I’m speaking to you. It’s time to step up(…)

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Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode with Meditation

Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode with Meditation

Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn’t magic and likely won’t send one floating into the cosmic ooze. He predicts that the exercise will soon become regularly scheduled maintenance, as commonplace as brushing your teeth or eating your veggies. Harris, an ABC News correspondent, was turned on(…)

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What Are You Doing to Deepen Your Yoga Practice?

What Are You Doing to Deepen Your Yoga Practice?

Sometimes we yogis miss very clear opportunities during our daily lives to take our practice off of the mat and place it firmly and prominently into our every day existence. It can be all too easy to become comfortable with how we view our practice and the world around us. Yoga provides a wonderful toolbox(…)

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Like a Baby…Proper Breathing in Yoga

Like a Baby…Proper Breathing in Yoga

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard the expression “Control your breath, control your life” or some variation of that. I can’t count that any more than I can count the number of times I’ve overheard a teacher reminding students to breathe during a Yoga practice – I’m guilty of that as well.(…)

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5 Ways to Engage More Fully With Happiness

5 Ways to Engage More Fully With Happiness

Happiness is not some “magical” place at which we arrive, and lasting Happiness can be difficult to obtain…without hard work that is. That’s not what you wanted to hear is it? The truth is, happiness is a discipline, a practice and a persistence in challenging yourself and your belief systems. Happiness depends upon remaining open(…)

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