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6 Ways to Detoxify Your Home

6 Ways to Detoxify Your Home

I had a health scare a few years ago. In a nutshell? My liver basically stopped working. So everything else in my body started to shut down as well. I couldn’t eat. I couldn’t function. The funny thing was, I …

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60 Days of Stillness | Meditation Diary

These are notes on meditation taken directly from my journal without editing. I write in the journal immediately after each sitting and try to recount what I experienced during the process. I know it is important but I don’t really …

Quote of the Week | Attitude of Gratitude

Quote of the Week | Attitude of Gratitude

It’s November, so the official season of gratitude is here. While it is ideal to maintain an attitude of gratitude all the time, the holiday season reminds us to be especially grateful for everything and everyone in our lives. “Develop an …

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Meditation | Date Your Self

The best-kept secret in yoga is that no one likes meditation. I know it sounds shocking, but it’s the truth. If you are thinking, “But Manorama, I love meditation,” then you are not a beginner. But if you feel uncomfortable when …

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Full Moon in Taurus: Lunar Lusciousness

My word for this Full Moon in Taurus = Neck and Throat (November 6) is luscious. Because this Full Moon fuses two types of magic — Scorpio and Taurus, we can soak up every last drop of the Venusian vibe. You see …

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November 2014 | Your Horoscope For the Month Revealed

Oh, hello there. November is nigh, and we’ll be noticing ALL the small details as the cosmos turn a fine lens on our lives. With the Scorpio sun adding a mysterious air until November 22, hiding behind a little coy …

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Monday Morning Mantra | Maintain a Beginner’s Mind

Happy Monday, hOMies. This week, we’re encouraging you to become a beginner at something. Marianne Williamson expanded her comfort zone in her 60s by running for office. Become a beginner, too. Check out a barre class. Join a book club. …

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Full Moon in Taurus | Think Practical

November’s full moon in Taurus brings a focus on sensual pleasures, intimate relationships, and practical sources of income. These things are important, basic needs for everyone, and this full moon asks us to get back to basics and take stock …

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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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