By: Meagan McCrary


Three Meditative Practices to Show Yourself Some Love

I continuously remind my restorative yoga students that any time you turn your attention inward—shining the light of your own awareness...


Five Support Strategies to Help When You’re Feeling Low

When you’re feeling down, or really “going through it” as I like to say, it takes a concerted effort to do...


Caffeinate Your Naps for Double the Bang

Coffee naps, or “napaccinos” as Daniel Pink—author of six thought-provoking books on business, work and human behavior, including New York Times...


Need an Afternoon Pick-Me-Up? Try a Nap

Yes, there is a right and wrong way to take a nap. Neurologists and sleep specialists are changing the way we think of and go about taking an afternoon snooze.


Five Meditation Techniques Beginners Love

Beginning a meditation practice can feel like a daunting endeavor. However, meditating regularly is one of the most rewarding and beneficial...


Meditations for Every Type: Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic

Meditation. We know (or at least have been told) that it’s good for us. Scientifically speaking, meditation has been proved to...

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Start Loving Your Liver, and the Rest Will Follow

When the liver is overburdened, it is unable to function properly and can contribute to a whole array of health issues. Give this hard-working organ a little TLC to boost your digestive system, clear your skin and maintain a healthy weight.


Make Movement Mindful: Slow Down and Pay Attention for Better Results

Traditionally rooted in meditation, the popular and ever-growing mindfulness movement has hit the gym for a calmer, clearer mental state alongside a more productive and satisfying workout.


Mind-Body Balance: Burning Questions About Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a holistic, complimentary health-care system designed to restore and maintain balance in the mind and body.


Six Mindful Ways to Curb Habitual and Emotional Overeating During the Holidays

Between leftover Halloween candy, Thanksgiving feasts, baked office goodies, holiday parties and New Year’s Eve cocktails, there’s ample opportunity to consume...


How Social Connection Is the Key to Long-Term Well-Being

We are by nature profoundly social creatures—neurologically wired to connect. In his book “Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect”...


For Better Health and Longevity, This Is the Type of Movement Everyone Should Do

Years ago, I came across a list of health conditions walking can help manage and/or prevent. Impressed, I sent the article...


NeuroKinetic Therapy: Rooting Out the Cause of Dysfunction and Pain

David Weinstock, author of “NeuroKinetic Therapy: An Innovative Approach to Manual Muscle Testing” (North Atlantic Books, 2010), hated every minute of pre-med school at John Hopkins University.


Reconnecting With a Sense of Self, With the Veterans Yoga Project

An average of 20 U.S. veterans commit suicide each day—Veterans Yoga Project (VYP) is doing its part to bring that number down to zero.


HeartMath: Activating the Heart of Humanity

There is a major global shift underway. More change is happening at an accelerated rate than ever before, and as the...


Mixing Up Movement: It’s Time to Get Awkward 

As it turns out, doing something new and unfamiliar that makes us feel a bit awkward and incompetent is good for us.


Seven-Day Meditation

Use this ritual to let go of 2017.


Four Reasons to Meet Up to Meditate

A group gets you benefits that solo practice might not.


Tap Into Your Reserves

Get back in touch—literally—and find your body and mind’s hidden strength.


Bring Your Meditation Closer to Transformation

Try this yogic practice for visualization. 


Deep Reset: Yoga Nidra

This practice will help you find your way back to being.


Meditation Improves Creativity

When you think about it, mindfulness practice gives you an obvious advantage.


The Science of Play

We played before we started working out. Play is our natural state. It’s perhaps one of the most innate forms of...


Make the Leap to Vulnerability

The Reward: Wholeheartedness


3 Must-Do Yoga Poses for Every Runner

Over the last decade, yoga has emerged on the fitness scene as the ultimate cross-training activity.


Meditation Strategy

Choose the meditation that’s right for you.


Meditate on Desire and Destiny

Desire has a fundamental role in yogic philosophy and practice.


Start Here, for Lasting Change

It all begins with a balanced nervous system.


Welcome to Vata Season

Ayurvedic principles balance seasonal and personal characteristics for good health.


From Party to Purpose

Now big festivals aren’t just countercultural. They’re all about the cause.