Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
It's a gross understatement to say that planning a wedding is stressful. With all of the coordination, timing and numerous things to prepare for (not to mention family politics!), it's no wonder that nice, normal people turn into grumpy groom... Read more
You probably know that carrying around extra weight can have negative effects on your health and happiness. But have you ever wondered how all the other “extras” in your life might be affecting you?
My good friend owns a successful r... Read more
Going to start a yoga class (beginner) and wondered if it makes sense to get in a little cardio (walk) too. But should I do it before or after? Before to then stretch in class, or after when I'll be nice and loose? Opinions please?... Read more
I have combined two stress reduction techniques - meditation and spirituality. Every night before I go to bed I listen to the day's installment of the Daily Audio Bible. (I set a goal of listening to the entire Bible in one year. So far, the streak i... Read more
I recently read that more doctors are prescribing yoga, meditation and other mind-body therapies to their patients. As a yoga teacher and student, this thrills me. Though I came to yoga on my own (actually at the urging of a friend), I think it's gre... Read more
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Quite cool: had a quite unpleasant physical exam - a biopsy of the uterus - last week and used my experience with yoga / meditation to relax at will so it was easier to go through the pain and discomfort.
Years ago I did the same thing when I had... Read more
On Day 23 of the 40-day juice fast, I found myself traveling through choppy waters as something emotional opened up. I found that doing a Kundalini yoga dvd, at least part of it, followed by meditation for a half hour to be a tremendous relief. The... Read more
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