The One Thing Deepak Chopra Wants You to Do to Be Healthier

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I remember when the email landed in our inbox. Did we want to do an interview with Dr. Deepak Chopra for his signature Seduction of Spirit event in Toronto this August? Um, YEAH. Yeah, we do. I have been a Deepak fan for years! I started getting into the yoga and hippity stuff way back in high …
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WITHIN by Dr. Habib Sadeghi: A Study in Self-Love or Hooey?

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Before I get into this, I want to ask you to take a few deep, slow breaths. Grab your hippity-dippity hat, maybe also a cup of herbal tea. Partly because, well, those are nice things to do anyway, but mostly because this book gets real hippity-dippity real fast, and I want you to be in the right …
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A Day at Yoga Journal LIVE! with Shiva Rea

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In quite a departure from my normal routine of crayons, Play-Doh, and stepping on Lego parts, I spent a recent Friday at the Yoga Journal LIVE! event in NYC. The event lasts several days, but I only had Friday, so I got to check out an All-Day Intensive with Shiva Rea. Remember Shiva? I tried her …
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5 Hippity Dippity Books (and One Movie!) Worth Checking Out

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You know how we have our hippity-dippity side, right? The one that likes to zen out, feel all our feelings, be empowered, meditate and strike a yoga pose better than Madonna herself? Okay, so we  probably can't compete with Madonna doing anything, much less yoga, but you get my drift. We like the …
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Review: The Little Book of Diet Help

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You know how they say, "Don't judge a book by its cover"? Well, we'd like to add, "Don't judge a book by its size," too. Because this little-bitty book—The Little Book of Diet Help by Kimberly Willis—is seriously a girl's best healthy eating/losing-weight friend. Especially if said girl is …
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★FitStars: Motivational Speaker (and Spirit Junkie) Gabrielle Bernstein

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Today’s post is part of FBG’s Back to Basics Week that features the best beginner fitness and beginner nutrition posts that help you to be a little healthier and—in theme with the week—a little smarter. This particular post hones in on the more mental side of health and wellness, and shows that real …
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A Book We Love: Spirit Junkie

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Today’s post is part of FBG’s Back to Basics Week that features the best beginner fitness and beginner nutrition posts that help you to be a little healthier and—in theme with the week—a little smarter. We've decided to include this book review because it hones in on the more mental side of health …
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Jillian Michaels’ Unlimited: A Loving—and Life-Changing—Smackdown

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Sometimes I just want to bow down to Jillian Michaels' greatness. Reading her most recent book, Unlimited: How to Build an Exceptional Life, was one of those times where I wanted to pull an "I'm not worthy!" that would make Wayne and Garth proud. (And not just because the week before I read the …
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Trying Tai Chi & Qi Gong for the First Time

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Sure, I dig yoga and meditation. And most would probably consider me to be a little crunchier or more hippity-dippity than your average gal. But despite these things, I had never tried the Chinese martial art Tai Chi—let alone Qi Gong. Heck, I could barely spell the former or pronounce the latter. …
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