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21 Rape Myths Everyone Needs to Know

A new joint study between three universities in Canada found that a combination of education and self-defense training about rape is highly effective at reducing the incidence of rape.  The results, p…

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Can Yoga Fight Addiction?

The latest episode of URBAN YOGIS on The Chopra Well features the story of a healer and recovering addict who discovered the path to recovery through yoga, meditation, and martial arts. Abdi was fif…

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Yoga Behind Bars

This week’s episode of URBAN YOGIS gives us a rare look at the inside of a youth detention facility, where one dedicated yoga instructor is busy changing the lives of teenagers within its walls. Les…

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Spiritual Transformation, The Power of Yoga, & Big Questions

The Chopra Well, is proud to announce the launch of three new shows this fall! 30 Days of Intent, Urban Yogis, and The Rabbit Hole are unprecedented shows targeted to engage the critical mass on a …

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Stop Bullying: In Memory of Amanda

I feel compelled today to write about bullying after reading the tragic story of Amanda Todd, a beautiful girl from Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada who committed suicide after being bullied and abused by k…

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Teenage Yogis: Fostering Peace in the Face of Rising Violence

Can yoga and meditation help a teenager struggling with the death of a parent or violence in his community? Juquille Johnston was six years old when his father was shot and killed in the streets of …

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The Way to Peace

The way of peace doesn't claim that God must be a pacifist. The gulf between pacifist and warmonger belongs in our psychology, not in the nature of God. Divine schizophrenia can be overcome by seeing …

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Manage Your Shadow

Violence can be tamed by breaking the shadow side of your personality into manageable bits. When you have been treated unjustly or personally harmed, the natural emotion is anger. If this anger can’t…

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Is The Hunger Games Suitable for Children?

There is a movie in wide release this weekend, its called The Hunger Games. Maybe you have heard of it? The film, based upon Suzanne Collins’s insanely popular book trilogy (around 30 million copie…

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What is Your Belief System about Trauma?

If someone randomly commits violence against you, the facts seem to scream that life is unfair, you are innocent, random human cruelty took away your sense of self-control. But despite all that, what…

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