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10 Tips for Being Happy According to the Pope

Everyone wants to be happy, and it seems we are constantly coming up with solutions to get there. Amidst all of the “happiness advice” you can find today, we stumbled upon this list from none other than the Pope himself. …

Enhance Your Workout with Essential Oils

Enhance Your Workout with Essential Oils

Getting a workout in on a regular basis is HARD! I know there are days I feel like I can’t drag myself out of my pj’s until 3pm. I’m stuck in front of my computer like a suction cup. I …


5 Guidelines to Sustainable Fashion Shopping

It certainly seems like the world has finally warmed up to the concept of sustainability. Sustainable practices can be found in every industry from grocery stores to the motor industry. California has become the first state to ban single-use plastic …

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YOGANONYMIX | Hari’s Groove (Spotify Playlist)

One you get a sincere, deep taste of the nectar of the Holy Name, it’s hard to turn back. This applies to music too. Tunes that at one time brought great pleasure can seem, well, mundane, after getting a hit …

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Jam of the Week! | Erykah Badu Street Video

It’s that time of the week – the YOGANONYMOUS Jam of the Week — a chance to discover new (or old) music that you can incorporate into your practice, or just rock out with anytime of the day. This Jam of the …

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Watch | How to Be Ultra Spiritual

Looking to become ultra spiritual? JP Sears tells us that being ultra spiritual just means that you look spiritual. Check it out. Know any ultra spiritual people?

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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 …


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. …


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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


6 Mistakes You Might Be Making On Your Yoga Mat

Yoga is supposed to be all about serenity and bliss, but there’s no way you’ll feel relaxed and at peace with the world if you’re making these major no-nos on the mat. Not connecting breath with movements: For every movement …

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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 …


Sanskrit, Say What? | Shanti

Word of the Week: Shanti (shan-tee) What it Means: Wikipedia: Shanti, Santhi or Shanthi (from Sanskrit शान्तिः śāntiḥ) means peace, rest, calmness, tranquility, or bliss. The poet T.S. Eliot, in his poem The Waste Land (where he spelled it Shantih) …


Creating Community Through…Hashtags?

Yoga is about breath. Yoga is about movement. Yoga is about looking inward… but it seems lately that yoga has also started to be about looking screenward. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram draw us into the virtual world of looking down. …

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5 Yoga Poses For Better Posture

Sitting hunched over at your desk all day can lead to a curved spine, but combating that pull with these yoga poses will help you straighten up. Who knows? You may even gain an inch. Mountain Pose If you haven’t …


What’s Your Sign? | Your Horoscope For This Week

Hey Tauruses this is your week for a meant-to-be partnership, Geminis—slow and steady wins the race, Cancers, love is in the air and it’s thick—The One is coming your way. Check out what the stars have in store for you …


Save Money: How to Make Your Own Yoga Props

It’s easy to assume yoga is expensive. Classes may set you back 20 bucks each; $90 stretch pants may tempt you; and the cost of all that equipment—mats, rolls, bolsters, straps, eye masks—may resurface the very stress you calmed in …

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