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Recipe: Curried Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Soup

Try as we might, it’s impossible to deny the change in the air. Maybe it’s the start of a new academic year, or the leaves slowly changing colors, or noticing how we find ourselves wrapped in the extra blanket at the …

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Healthy Junk Food: Wineberry Tart (Recipe)

This post is all about dessert; my favorite way to begin or end any meal. The experience of a sweet indulgence is bliss. With those fuzzy blissful vibes I like my treats to be simple n’ quick and this one …

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Top 10 Things I Do to Get Un-Funked

I have always had leanings toward depression. Growing up, it was pretty bad. As I got older, it still wasn’t great, but I started picking up tools to combat the blues. Honestly since giving up alcohol and picking up yoga over …

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7 Dating Tips for Vata Dosha

Being mindful of your own universal make-up, or how the elements are scattered about in your unique being (your Prakruti, as we say in Ayurveda) is like a magic wand for successful dating. The word Prakruti even sounds magical. Ayurveda offers us …

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5 Ways to Actually Be Here Now

You hear it all the time – Be Here Now. It’s part of the reasons we come to the mat – and also one of the hardest things to practice. Perhaps you’ve read the book. You may actually intellectually comprehend …

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The Dark Side of Yoga Pants | May Cause Butt Acne

Yoga pants are a great alternative to just about any other type of pants. But if you are starting to experience tiny red bumps on your butt, your favorite pants may be to blame. via NY Mag: As straightforward as the …

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Yoga Teachers: Transform Human Consciousness

How is the technology of yoga assisting in the evolution of human consciousness? I ask this every day. And then I ask “what part do I play in it all?” Because I’m asking these questions, a vision is starting to …

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There’s a Good Chance I’m in (Self) Love

I took a romantic walk into the sunset, on a long jungle drenched beach in Mexico a few weeks ago. That walk is still with me. I remember every step, as my toes sunk into the warm, buoyant sand, 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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