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Little Jumping Mouse

Hyapatia Lee
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Best Detox Juices

David McCleary
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Every once in a while we all need to focus on renewing our energy and focus towards resetting the mind and body, and with this in mind we have collected some of the best detox juices to give you an ad...

7 Chakras for Beginners

Mackenzie Lu
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Chakras for beginners will help you learn the importance of the seven energy chakras inside the body. These centers align with one another and allow for the natural flow of energy to maintaining healt...

A Conversation With Buddhist Insights Co-Founders, Bhante Suddhāso & Giovanna Maselli

Kim Stetz
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Going out to Rockaway Beach has been on my mind for a while now ever since I heard about Buddhist Insights' new retreat center. I meditate daily and I also happen to help people see their minds by tea...

Night Away

Annessa Babic
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In the 2002 movie The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Ashley Judd’s character flees home, family, and perhaps sanity as she escapes to a seaside hotel. Awaking a day or so later, she learns fro...

11 Happiness Habits

Rachel S
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It's hard to define happiness, even if we all seem to be searching for it. But it's not as elusive or abstract as you may think. There's the pleasurable, hedonistic kind, where you try to do everythin...

Happiness is a Choice

Jackie Mazzarella
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There is an aspect of life whereby all creatures unite. It is often said to be the key to success in every way and without it we feel like something is missing. It is something we all strive for and w...

Guru Quotes That Inspire Me

Jeremy Frommer
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Gurus have become synonymous with intellects, leaders or spiritual guides. In Hinduism, a spiritual teacher who passed on the knowledge of the Vedas (a body of liturgical literature) was a guru. Many ...

Winter Detox Time

Izzy Erlich
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It's that time of year again. The season of dry cool air, too much time indoors and indulging in a bad diet and sedentary lifestyle. Soon you may be seeing some expansion of your own around the waistl...

Herbs For Magic

David McCleary
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Plants have always seemed magical to me, from the miracle of a small seed turning into a gigantic, floppy plant, which gaily proliferates throughout the garden, to the healing effects of an herbal tea...

How To Blend Teas

Jillian Spruce
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Originally when my first tea blends came into creation, I was wild about making teas that were not only tasty but provide a healthy beverage for people. So many times, herbal concoctions for health an...

Body Sculpting Vs Strength Training

Alicia Springer
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People at my gym train for different reasons. Some want strength, some want muscle bulk, and some are interested in body sculpting. Are different exercises required for each? Most folks at the gyms do...

Party Girl to Yogini: The Truth About Being a Yoga Teacher

Kim Stetz
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Life is full of transformations. Five years ago, Yogi Kim Stetz wrote about her transformation from Party Girl to Yogini. Today, at 48 she owns her own yoga studio, Savasana Station in the East Villag...