Body

Opening Stiff Hips

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Stiff hips are very common. This tightness can cause low back pain, knee pain, poor posture, and difficulty walking. The causes of hip tightness can be from overuse or underuse. Many of us have jobs or commutes where we sit for long periods, causing a tightening of […]

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Waiting by Leza Lowitz

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I cannot express the depth of this poem. It moves me deeply. I feel like it tells my story. I floundered in my purpose and when I was younger I had no idea what I was capable of. I was surrounded by such great people and felt […]

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Superfoods to the Rescue, Brian Johnson

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“Among the healthiest of the superfoods are the cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale. (Cruciferous doesn’t refer to a property of the vegetables but rather to the petals of the plants, which grow in the shape of a cross.) High in fiber and antioxidants […]

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Asteya on the Mat

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                Do not steal this moment from yourself This glory, this accomplishment. this shape that your body becomes. Do not steal the joy of your experience by saying: “but i wish i could do it better” Celebrate your wholeness the wonder, the shape of […]

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Brahmacharya

Brahmacharya

Brahmacharya is the fourth Yama (guidelines for living). Its literal translation is celibacy… but before you get concerned, understand that there are a variety of interpretations according to different belief systems. Most agree that a deeper understanding deals with remembering who we are, that we are spiritual […]

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Asteya on the Mat

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              Do not steal this moment from yourself This glory, this accomplishment this shape that your body becomes. Do not steal the joy of your experience by saying: “but i wish i could do it better” Celebrate your wholenessthe wonder, the shape  of You.Do not steal […]

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Try this Simple Meditation Technique to Reduce Stress

Tonglen Meditation

We all feel stress. Meditation is a simple, free, fast way to release tension, and reduce stress. Taking a few minutes can change your perspective and calm the body, mind, and emotions. According to the Mayo Clinic “Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day […]

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Opening the Neck

Neck pain

“The neck plays a significant role in our emotional life. Try communicating with this part of the bodyand listen for the kinesthetic feeling. The neck is the physical bridge between the body and the mind. For messages to be sent from one part to the other, they […]

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Healing

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  Healing love flows in and through me.  Healing love feels like a warm comforting bath. I feel loved and supported and know everything is working to heal me. Healing love relaxes me at depth and eases any pain. I am soothed as I open my heart […]

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Choosing Slow by Diane DeGiorgio

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I just stepped away from my desk, the to do list, the inbox, and a number of other nameless distractions vying for my attention to take a slow walk around my backyard. For once, my walk wasn’t goal-oriented. I wasn’t trying to get from point A to […]

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