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10 Ways Meditation Frees Your Mind

Stillness is always there between our thoughts, behind the story, beneath the noise. What keeps us from experiencing this natural state of being is our habitual and ego-dominated monkey mind. Meditati…


12 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Retreat

Sometimes, life sprints ahead and seems impossibly busy. Whether jobs, running errands or even making time for loved ones, a long to-do list can take over having any time to yourself. For peace of …


8 Reasons to Give Meditation a Try

A lot of people steer clear of meditation because they think itís all about the Ďomís and the crossed legs. But, in reality, meditation can benefit everyone, and there's really no right or wrong way t…


Why Can Love Be So Painful? 6 Ways To Heal and Move On

  Love is painful because it creates the way for joy, for bliss, for compassion. Love is painful because it transforms you. Love is growth. Love itself does not hurt. It is growth that hurt…


The Hidden Enemy of Yoga: Self-Doubt

Whatís the big buzz about yoga? Does it really help us? In its truest form, yoga is a uniting of body, mind and spirit. Its purpose is not just to become physically fit and mentally relaxed, but also …


Healthy Gut, Healthy Mind (Infographic)

The phrase "butterflies in your stomach" is the perfect idiom to describe what nervousness can do to your gut. While the phrase predominantly focuses on intestinal nerves rather than mental state, it …


5 Ways to Mindfully Prepare for Fall

Ready or not, autumn is coming. While autumn is a beautiful season full of crisp air, gorgeous leaf-scapes, cider donuts and apple harvests, the end of summer can always be a little melancholy. Vacati…


Loneliness v. Aloneness: What’s the Difference?

Loneliness is a lack, a feeling that something is missing, a pain, a depression, a need, an incompleteness, an absence. Aloneness is presence, fullness, aliveness, joy of being, overflowing love. Y…


What Are You: A Bhogi or a Yogi?

Yoga, now closely followed by Mindfulness, has become totally mainstream, with more varieties of a theme appearing every day. Many who attend a yoga class come away from it feeling more energized, yet…


Diving Into Your Fear

The saying goes that when the Buddha was confronted with fear, he invited it in for tea. Fear is something we all feel at one time or another; for some it can be crippling, for others it is subtle and…


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