Why Holiday Problems Won’t Get Me Down This Year

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The following is a post is sponsored by Travaasa's #HolidayProblems Sweepstakes. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I'm an unabashed lover of the holidays. If I didn't share an office (and, you know, a home) with a husband who spent too many years working retail to properly appreciate …
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Shiva Rea Meditations DVD Review

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You know how we feel about Shiva Rea around these parts, so between that and my journey toward finding more balance and inner peace, it's only natural that I jumped at the chance to check out the passionate yogini's Meditations DVD. Like many of Rea's yoga DVDs, Meditations offers a matrix with …
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Using a Creative Toolkit of Meditations

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Hiking directly into a forest with no trail, no map and no sense of direction is a scary prospect, even if you know that once you get in there, it'll be peaceful and beautiful and serene. Meditation isn't all that different. Most of our minds aren't automatically at peace when we quiet down (even …
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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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11 Reasons Why I’m Unplugging

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Guys, I am SO excited about this unplugging challenge. I mean, obviously, I love the internet and am on it all the time (thanks for being online right now and reading this!), but you can get too much of a good thing. And when your day starts with the morning news, continues on in front of the …
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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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