Entries tagged with “Practice”

Sit Up Straight: How to Deepen Your Meditation with Better Posture

If you’ve been meditating for some time now, but haven’t been able to deepen your practice, it may be time to check your posture.

Stressed Out? Lean into It

Stress has become a bad word in our culture. It causes illness and contributes to chronic pain. And we have too much of it. So we practice yoga: we meditate, do savasana, get relax…

The Best Position for Sleep and 7 Reasons to Find Yours

Try these tips for getting comfortable in your favorite sleeping position.

The Happiness Track: Naming Your Hauntings

Quite simply, the hauntings of our mind stand between us and everything else.

The Secret to Radically Transforming Your Practice & Life

I grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, celebrating my 7th birthday and coming into the age of reason during the summer of the Detroit riots. There was this unspoken fear and concern …

The Self-Denial Diary

This exercise illuminates our motivations, good and ill, which might help us avoid self-destructive extremes.

The Spiritual Side of S’mores

The surprising history of the yummy treat, plus tips on sweet ingredients that do good

The Ultimate De-Stressing Daily Routine

Put this anti-stress routine on your to-do list for a more zen approach to daily life.

The Yoga of Critical Thinking

I was talking recently with a fellow yoga teacher about a student who takes three to four classes every day. He was a little worried about the effect that might be having on her bo…

Transform Your Life One Morning at a Time

Julia Cameron’s classic practice is much more powerful if you choose the right God.

Unlock Your Creativity

Our senses offer a direct route to tapping our creative well.

Waking Up to the World of Dreams

Learn how leverage your imagination to explore your dreams, which can act as a catalyst for expanding self-awareness.

Walk Like a Yogi: How to Live Your Yoga Practice Off the Mat

As many die hard yogis can attest, committing to a consistent yoga asana (Sanskrit for pose) practice can lead to more flexibility, strength, balance and overall serenity.However, …

What’s Your Doggie’s Dosha?

Canine wellness expert Amanda Ree dishes ayurvedic wisdom via dog dosha quizzes, balancing your furry friend's dosha and customizing it to meet your BFF's unique needs.

When We Enter Silence: Shanti, Shalom, Salaam, Peace

By Kevin O’Brien When you walk into the chapel at Christ’s Peace House of Prayer in Easton, Kansas, you remove your shoes as you step on holy ground. In its glory, religious symbo…

Why You Don't Need to Be Fit to Be Good at Yoga

Does having a physically fit, flexible body mean that a yoga student is better at the practice than someone who is not as flexible or in shape? On the surface, our Western mind see…