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Guilt, Blame, and Shame

Hyapatia Lee
in Culture

Guilt, blame, and shame have only one genuine purpose and that is to lead us to better choices. They should not be used as weapons in the lives of other adults. We need to use these tools in positive ...

Places to Travel to Improve Your Health

Suki Tranqille
in Culture

Some travel for leisure, others travel for business - for me, traveling to healthy spaces and healing places for the purposes of rejuvenating my body and spirit continues to be the number one motivati...

Zen and the Art of Mindfulness at Work

Tom Greene
in Culture

What do some of the largest employers in America, the U.S. military, and ivy-league business schools have in common? MINDFULNESS. Big, forward-thinking organizations are leading the movement toward cr...

Habits to Keep You Healthy and Balanced

Mackenzie Lu
in Culture

Many of us have a difficult time balancing all of the responsibilities of life. We are pulled in several different directions and expected to be successful in every venture. The pressure that comes al...

Samadhi - The 8th Limb of Yoga

BambooMoves Baltimore
in Culture

According to 'The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali,' there is a gradation of Samadhi (translated as equanimity). The subtleties of this final limb of yoga can only be understood when we begin to train the mi...

Gaining Mastery of Your Senses

BambooMoves Forest Hills
in Culture

"If a man's reason succumbs to the pull of his senses he is lost. On the other hand, if there is rhythmic control of the breath, the senses instead of running after external objects of desire turn inw...

Best On-The-Go Meditation Places

David McCleary
in Culture

Of course meditating in the serene zen garden in your backyard is ideal, but it also may not be realistic depending on your living situation, which leaves us many people looking for suitable on-the-go...

Dharana - Concentration

BambooMoves Englewood
in Culture

“True concentration is an unbroken thread of awareness. Yoga is about how the Will, working with intelligence and the self-reflexive consciousness, can free us from the inevitably of the wavering mind...

Moving Into Stillness

BambooMoves Englewood
in Culture

“I am always at the beginning” —The Aged Buddha, on being asked what life was like. As the holidays come to an end and winter settles in there’s a beautiful yin energy; introspective and still, that p...

Best Yoga Poses For Runners

Mackenzie Lu
in Culture

Yoga poses for runners go beyond incorporating a healthy stretch regimen prior to an intense run. Traditionally, yoga is formatted to focus on regulated breathing patterns. As a result, it affects the...

Self Care Rituals

BambooMoves Englewood
in Culture

Why is self care always the first thing to go when life “gets in the way” when it should be our number one priority? Isn’t our body supposed to be our temple? It should be treated with the utmost resp...

Common Meditation Mistakes

David McCleary
in Culture

Whether you’re just learning to meditate or you’ve been practicing for years, there are a few common mistakes that are important for anyone to avoid. Meditation is like any other new skill or sport, i...

Little Jumping Mouse

Hyapatia Lee
in Culture

There once was a mouse. He was a good little mouse. He kept his nose close to the ground like all good mice should. He spent his days collecting and storing grain for his people. One thing bothered hi...

The Wheel of Life

Hyapatia Lee
in Culture

The wheel of life is a wonderful tool for self-discovery. It can be used during the Flowering Tree exercise but it stands alone as a way to gain a better understanding of our life. The positive and ne...

New Year, Same Me

Shaunna Nelson
in Culture

With the first month of the New Year almost fulfilled, there are changes all around us; like the suddenly over crowded gym that used to be your solace, or the painfully short contact and social media ...

Simple Hacks You Can Start Doing to Make Your Life Better

Lindsie Polhemus
in Culture

Sometimes, the best way to improve your life is to smile more, or take a deep breath. Laughing a little harder, smiling a little bigger and listening a little more are all small things you can start d...