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Writing Oneself Out of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a debilitating mix of pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and depression that is resistant to treatment. Part of the difficulty in treating the millions of Amer…

Writing Practices to Inspire You When You're Stuck

These three books offer guidance in getting words on the page, so you can benefit from the healing power of writing.

Writing to Connect to your Body

A major aspect of my practice has always been about coming home to my body. We live in a culture that doesn’t always honor the body; we tend instead to objectify it as this thing t…

Writing Yourself Back to Yourself

Meera Lee Patel’s latest journal, Create Your Own Calm, is publishing as anxiety levels across the world are rising dramatically. Patel shared her creative process and personal journaling practice with S&H.

WTF I'm Trying to be Spiritual

A Guidebook for Loving Yourself without Fear Along with realistic advice, WTF has clairvoyant Bishop and Varga providing a Q & A format with Spirit/Source for readers to develop se…

Yes, Grownups Need a Bedtime

For optimal health, make regular sleep patterns a habit.

Yes, They Really Like You

Friendship is one of life's best blessings. Otherwise Bruno Mars, Dolly Parton, Lil Wayne and Ringo Starr wouldn't have all written songs extolling it. But low self-esteem can punc…

Yes, Virginia, You are (More or Less) at the Center of the Universe (It’s all a Matter of Scale)

Close your eyes and visualize the universe, and you may see endless space with stars scattered unimaginably far apart, or great spiral galaxies, or exotic scenes such as the rising of an ember-red moon over an unknown planet.

Yes, You Are a Creative Genius!

Don't give up on corporate America. Breakthrough research in creativity points away from the superstar CEO and toward a selfless, spiritual enterprise we might call Innovators R Us.

Yes, You Should Try Natto

Getting to know natto, a sticky, stinky, superfood rich in probiotics.

Yet Another Win for Coconut Oil

A new study suggests that coconut oil can be a safe alternative to antifungal drugs.

Yikes! Summer is Coming.

Summer fun brings summer stress for parents. Here are three tips for keeping your inner cool in the heat.

Yin Yoga and Meditation

This easeful, quieting practice requires as much from the mind as the body. Join Yin Yoga Expert Cindy Walker for long held, simple stretches that challenge the mind to process neg…

Yoga after 50, Still Going Strong

The story we are typically told about aging is that it is a downward slope: we get older, weaker, frailer, and sicker. Upon seeing images of young yogis, an older person might thi…

Yoga and Feminism

When I was in school, I wanted to talk about feminism all the time. I loved its possibilities: a world where we could all be more feminine, a world where we all could be more mascu…

Yoga and Meditation Protect Cancer Survivors at Cellular Level

Meditation and yoga are renowned for their ability to help cancer survivors alleviate mental and emotional distress. But now a significant new study has revealed that their benefit…

Yoga and Mental Health

Yoga and mental health are inextricably intertwined. Yoga helps promote mindfulness, healing from trauma, and boosts creativity.

Yoga and Tea

As long as I’ve been married to a yoga teacher, I’ve had trouble keeping milk in the refrigerator. Whenever she teaches, she makes her own blend of chai latte and carts it to her g…

Yoga and the Journey to Sobriety

I grew up in a household of teetotalers. The only alcohol anyone in my family drank was at the altar during communion—until the church switched to grape juice. Despite my par…

Yoga as a Culinary Art

Explore spirituality in the kitchen and try this recipe for vegan Samosa Pot Pie.