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Infographic | Yoga for Writers

Is your writing giving you writer’s block or harming your health in any shape or form? Check out these poses to get rid of your blocks via Electric Lit. What do you do to move your body after sitting in …

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Watch | Michelle Obama ‘Turns it Up in Viral Vine

Fitness junkie first lady Michelle Obama is turnin’ it up (letting loose) and is burnin’ calories doing it. She’s also going viral in a Vine video. Here’s what went down. In an #AskTheFirstLady segment, Barack Obama impersonator Imman Crosson, or @AlphaCat, asked …

13 Ways to Get Fit and Stay in Shape on a Budget

13 Ways to Get Fit and Stay in Shape on a Budget

The health industry is exploding and will continue to grow for years to come. Anyone coming of age during this incredible wellness boom can reap the benefits of of the myriad fitness facilities, yoga studios, organic food markets, farm-to-table restaurants, advances …

The Black Swan Theory | Black Swan Sounds

The Black Swan Theory | Black Swan Sounds

With essentially all the music ever recorded just a click away, it can be tricky to find new sounds well-tuned to your tastes. Pandora channels are trustworthy but soon tired. The same is likely true of your mp3 collection, and …

Sears Sells Nazi Swastika Ring

Sears Sells Nazi Swastika Ring

Yet another brand is under fire for offending the masses. This time, Sears sold a ring emblazoned with a swastika.  CET Domain, a jewelry company was selling the ring on Sears’ “marketplace” website, which hosts a community of third-party sellers. This is the …

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Bridge Pose, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Bridge Pose, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

 Sanskrit Name: Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (SET-too BAHN-dah) Setu = Bridge, Dike, or Dam Bandha = Lock Get Started: :: Begin on your back with your knees bent and your feet parallel on the ground. :: Lightly graze your heels with your middle …

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7 Signs Your Friend May Be Jealous & What You Can Do About It

Schadenfreude is a German word for happiness at the misfortune of others. And who hasn’t felt better being there for their friends in times of need? But this intention can also manifest in sneakier ways: displeasure at our friend’s success. …

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Eight Benefits of Hot Yoga

It’s no secret that Hot Yoga is popular. Celebrities, royalty and athletes are flocking to studios worldwide to lock the knee and stare into their own eyes. Anyone can do it! Here’s what you’ll get when you sign up for …

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Yoga Inspiration: My 25 Favorite Yoga Quotes

Yoga is more than just poses. In fact, the Asana comprises just a small part of the overall Eight Limbs of Yoga as spelled out in the Yoga Sutras. Find inspiration and wisdom by enjoying some of my favorite yogic …

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The Benefits of Oil Pulling: Why I Love It & How to Do It

For almost a year now, I’ve been religiously Oil Pulling each morning or, as my dad so humorously calls it, “having a pull”. We’re a classy bunch in our house! After my morning meditation I come downstairs to the kitchen …

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8 Yoga Poses to Help You Get Your Handstand On

If you have your heart set on getting upside down, here are eight moves to practice. They’ll help you build strength and stability, so you’ll be standing on your hands in no time! Push-Ups: It may seem like Handstands are …

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The Big Coconut Water Lie

Did you buy into all the hype about coconut water? In the past five years, the coconut water industry has exploded and found it’s way into the hands of many a yogi. I doubt you can walk into a studio, …

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10 Benefits of Yoga Inversions

A yoga teacher’s suggestion to invert has the power to elicit a range of emotions from students—bewilderment, fear, anxiety, aversion, rejection, excitement, butterflies, you fill in the blank. Purposely turning ourselves upside down is contrary to our human physical locomotion-nature …

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