Happiness

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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How DDP Yoga and a Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

How DDP Yoga and a Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

August 2013. At 39 years old, I was 5’10″ and weighed in at 285 lbs.  My cholesterol was way too high, my triglycerides were dangerously high, and to say that I was out of shape would be an understatement.  Although I had lifted weights for much of my adult life, I lacked any discernible flexibility. (…)

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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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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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