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How To Live In Harmony With The Daily Cycles

To maintain balance and health we need to live in harmony nature's daily cycles. There are times of the day that are more suitable than others for our regular daily activities such as waking,...

Nasal Cleansing With Nasya

An effective Ayurvedic remedy for nasal cleansing is nasya.  Nasya is one of the five purification methods in panchakarma therapy and is also commonly done as an Ayurvedic treatment on its own. You can...
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Winter Solstice: How to Celebrate the Return of Light

The winter solstice marks the longest night of the year. The winter solstice falls around December 21st in the Northern Hemisphere and June 21st in the Southern Hemisphere. The winter solstice is a turning point...
Seniors Meditation

7 Benefits Of Meditation For Seniors

According to the Population Reference Bureau the number of Americans 65 and older is projected to more than double from 46 million today to over 98 million by 2060 in the United States. In...

Nasal Cleansing With Neti

Neti or “jala neti” means "cleansing with water." It is an ancient technique used in both Ayurveda and Yoga for nasal cleansing. Neti is a salt water solution flushed through the nasal passage using a...
Mindfulness

10 Mindfulness Practices to Manage Negative Thoughts and Emotions

Managing negative thoughts and emotions can be extremely challenging. We believe that these feelings that come up during negative moments are real. We may even take action upon the ruminating thoughts and emotions in...
Stormy Life

Try this Equanimity Practice to Find Stillness in the Storms of Life

What is Equanimity? Equanimity is a state of mind that allows us to find balance in our lives and to accept and appreciate things as they are. It is an essential practice in today's chaotic...
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5 Ways Meditation Helped Me Battle Drug and Alcohol Addiction

“Sometimes you can only find Heaven by slowly backing away from Hell.”                                              ...
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Controlling Emotions With Yoga

The science of anatomy states that emotions are a production of our brain and our mind. An emotion arises simply for the sake of survival. An emotion is a short-lived mental fluctuation, but when...

Capturing The Uncaught Mind

This technique to calm the mind comes from the Buddhist tradition and was introduced to me by my teacher Sahajananda, founder of Hridaya Yoga. Capturing the uncaught mind is a good technique to use...
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