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The motivational speaker and author of Thriving Through Uncertainty shares a letter that she wrote to herself about how to move past her anxiety and doubts—and go for what she wants.
Wellness
After our 4-minute meditation, Sarajean led us on 6 point-to-point runs, adding tools to our toolbox to keep us present and aware. In total we covered about 2.5 miles.
Post 50
Always a trendsetter, I was rocking Danskins and tutus way before it was cool. With a Ring Ding in one hand and a Barbie in the other, I would dance my way through each room of the house. It was obvious, to me at least, that I was meant to be a dancer.
Wellness
Sleep is a function of the parasympathetic nervous system, the system devoted to rest and digestion. Not surprisingly, sleep onset (the natural oncoming of sleep) and yoga are both associated with an increase in parasympathetic activity.
Wellness
It just so happened that the theme for the lesson was interconnectedness. We would spend the time exploring partner poses, designed to build community and interdependence within the class. I told the students that this would be a chance to lighten the load that we'd all been carrying the past few days.
Travel
With wellness travel gaining popularity (it's already been labeled a major tourism trend of 2013), destination yoga retreats
Travel
The perfect antidote to the constant noise of busy, work-driven urban lives.
Wellness
This is an interview with Kimberly Moon, who after a decade of human services work and practicing yoga began to merge these in the clinical work she was doing with at-risk youth in a residential treatment center in Massachusetts.
Wellness
For some, holidays are about friends and family, eating copious amounts of comfort food, and enjoying our downtime. This year, in particular, we are faced with challenges that can weaken our immune system, and generally leave us feeling run-down, or drained. Here are some tips for getting back into the groove during holiday time.
Wellness
Feeling agitated or stressed? Try this counting breath exercise with Larissa Hall Carlson in the video above. Larissa Hall
Wellness
With the ever-growing amount of scientific studies conducted in the field of yoga research, it's no surprise that we're starting to get answers to the question: Why, exactly, does yoga work?
Wellness
Debbie Cohen started teaching yoga in 1996 and began working with children in schools in 2002. She later went on to found the Core Yoga in Schools Program to serve Boston public schools.
Culture
Do these leaders misuse their power because they have risen to such great heights that they have lost touch with reality, or have they risen to power because their egos knew no bounds in the first place?
Religion
HuffPost Religion contributors and editors selected some of our favorite religious retreat destinations just in time for
Wellness
But what exactly happens at yoga teacher school? Downdog 101? Mat Placement for Dummies? How to (Really) Breathe?
Wellness
Read the rest. A roomful of seekers pursued "Total Immersion for Total Transformation." A lecturer demonstrated yoga poses