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An Open Letter to Those Struggling with an Eating Disorder

If you are worried that you will lose yourself when you stop fasting, restricting, bingeing and purging, please know that you won’t. Those qualities that make you really good at being anorexic or bulimic or eating disorder otherwise unspecified will …

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Yoga Protects Against Heart Disease

We all know that yoga has countless benefits, but research is now confirming that there may be another benefit of the practice — protecting against heart disease, particularly if you cannot do more vigorous exercise. via BBC: A review in the …

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Winter Solstice Yoga Poses: Lingering Midnight

December 21, we celebrate the Winter Solstice, a universally sacred occasion honored for centuries as a time to gather around a blazing fire, cheeks flushed and hearts warmed in soulful celebration. But wait, there’s more. This Solstice — winter in the …

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8 Yogic Lessons Hanukkah Teaches Us

As a donut and latke loving yogini, Hanukkah is by far my favorite holiday. I love everything about Hanukkah – lighting the menorah, spinning the dreidel, giving and receiving gifts; you get the point. Beyond the physical, Hanukkah is my favorite holiday …

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Watch | Feeling Overwhelmed? Practice Mindfulness Says 60 Minutes

In an age of constant distractions through technology, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Luckily 60 Minutes has a solution: practicing mindfulness. The show explains that our lives are filled with distractions in the form of email, Facebook and texting, rarely leaving us …

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Monday Morning Mantra | 6 Ways to Increase Kindness in the World

It’s been two years since the terrifying school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and in honor of the 26 victims, the residents of Sandy Hook Elementary are asking others to perform acts of kindness. Research shows that altruistic acts can increase social …

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How a Daily Yoga Practice Transforms You (Infographic)

Okay, so we know that yoga starts to change your body the day that you begin—but check out the infographic below to see what that transformation looks like and how to get there. Complete a 30-day challenge and see what …

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6 Reasons Why You Got This

2014 has been a wild ride. I’m in the transition of taking the big leap from my full time job to full time yoga. You know the whole security thing? The health insurance benefits and the consistent pay check? I …

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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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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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5 Yoga Poses to Relieve Colds & Congestion

When your head is aching from sinus congestion and your nose is plugged up, going to yoga class is probably not the best option. Rather than completely neglecting your yoga practice, opt for a minisequence at home to open up …

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10 Reasons You Should Be Having Sex More Often

So we all know that we like sex. That it can be fun and adventurous, make us feel more closely connected to our partner, bring out a wild side we didn’t know existed and so on, but get this: It’s …

A Purified Body, A Healthy Mind | The 24-Hour Juice Fast

A Purified Body, A Healthy Mind | The 24-Hour Juice Fast

A great way to kick-start your week is by starting off with a beautiful and energizing 24-Hour Juice Fast! So, what’s fasting? Well (the short answer), it’s a technique that involves restricting the food intake for a set period of …

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5 Reasons Yoga Improves Your Sex Life

Nothing melts away stress like a little bedtime therapy. Aside from calming your nerves, releasing those happy hormones from getting busy under the sheets can also give the immune system a boost, relieve nasal congestion, and best of all, help …

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The Fat Yoga Teacher

Do you think I am fat? If I were in front of you in typical yoga spandex, would you judge me? I wanted to use my own body as my art piece to start a conversation about identity, self-image and …

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Recipe | Winter is Coming: Agni Soup to The Rescue!

    Winter is Coming… And more than just a gratuitous Game of Thrones reference, winter is quickly approaching, bringing with it an assortment of bugs, colds, sniffles, chills, aches, and the flu. Whenever I feel run-down, or when any sickness is …

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Food Labels Decoded + Printable Chart of Non GMO Food Companies

Did you know that more than half of consumers around the world have difficulty understanding food labels? Here’s some help “decoding” some of those labels. GMO Definition: GMO stands for “genetically modified organism.” The term covers any living form whose …

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5 Signs You Might Need a Detox This Fall

Well+Good Your Healthiest Relationship Lobster-roll overdose. Near emotional meltdown caused by the printer being out of paper. Not enough sunscreen and too many outdoor boot camps. Whatever ails you come the close of summer, Margo Marrone has seen it. The …

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4 Juice Recipes for Great Skin from Celeb Facialist Joanna Vargas

Well+Good Your Healthiest Relationship You’ve probably left a facial appointment with a bag of beauty products to preserve your post-treatment glow. But after a treatment, Joanna Vargas, the New York celeb aesthetician of Michelle Williams and Naomi Watts, also likes …

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The Fat Yoga Teacher

Do you think I am fat? If I were in front of you in typical yoga spandex, would you judge me? I wanted to use my own body as my art piece to start a conversation about identity, self-image and …

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3 New Ways to Eat Kale (Recipes Inside!)

Kale is one of the trendiest superfoods around, so you've probably seen it in all kinds of dishes, like smoky, crispy kale chips or debloating smoothies. But this leafy green is way more versatile than even we give it credit …

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8 Foods We Eat in the U.S. That Are Banned in Other Countries

Buzzfeed does it again. This time we aren't laughing. 1. Artificial food dye: Makes your food pretty and can inhibit nerve-cell development. Found in: Practically everything we eat: cake mixes, sports drinks, cheese, candy, and even MACARONI AND CHEESE. Why …

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Quick List: 10 Foods to Never Eat

Everyone deserves the occasional indulgence, but before you dig in there are a handful of foods you should steer clear of to avoid damaging effects on your body, skin, and waistline: Frosting: That store-bought frosting from a tub might taste …

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