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I survived Survivor with the help of breathwork, meditation, and especially ahimsa.
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Pranidhi Varshney confronts "the motherhood penalty" and its implications for her career and her children—and explains why she wouldn't have it any other way.
What’s the difference between having some structure in your life and feeling like you’re on repeat? It has a lot to do with perspective.
Kari Jansen of the Ayurveda-inspired sanctuary Poppy and Someday in Los Angeles shares tips on how to find balance.
By following the process of Matthew Tenzin, an interior designer, shamanic practitioner, and former Buddhist monk, I was able to co-create the home of my dreams.
I came to the U.S. in search of a better quality of life, greater opportunities, and healing. I found it—and share it—through yoga.
Sitting still can be challenging, even for experienced yoga teachers. Practicing this short stretching sequence beforehand can bring some ease to it.
Let stillness be your medicine.
Body image shows up everywhere—including between the sheets.
Say goodbye to Sunday scaries.
Calling on a higher power can help you let go of the desire for things to be perfect and embrace inner peace.
If you feel like you're losing focus and can't concentrate on anything, these quick tricks will wake you up and zap you back into action.
These ideas remind us that it doesn't have to be complicated.
One famous 23-year-old thinks so.
Everyone feels tired from time to time. And others feel fatigued nearly all the time. Here’s help for distinguishing general tiredness from chronic fatigue syndrome.
Because we all need an attitude adjustment sometimes.
Hypnosis may be your new favorite stress reliever.
As you approach the new year, consider thinking as much about the ways you want to feel as the things you want to do.
Resolutions are so 2021.
And I don’t mean the poses...
Our physical, emotional, and behavioral tendencies—both good and bad—aren't ours alone. They're often passed down from generation to generation.
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Use these tips to help cultivate calm or reset your emotions next time you find holiday stress getting in your way.
'Tis the season to be...socializing. If you're someone who needs ample alone time, here's how to fulfill all your obligations—including to yourself.
Be the friend known for giving the *best* squeezes.
Yoga and relationship luminaries Rina Jakubowicz and Eric Paskel share how they avoid resentment and keep their bond strong.
Feel free to let it all out.
When was the last time you gave thanks for your ability to move through your yoga practice?
Yes, a stress-free holiday dinner is possible.
Could embracing my natural wake-sleep cycle, rather than fighting against it, deepen my practice?
Step away from your to-do list.
Because knowledge is the best gift of all.
Philadelphia's Unity Yoga brings substance use issues out of the church basement—and into the open.
Amishi Jha, author of "Peak Mind," shares how owning your attention can help you reclaim the 50 percent of your life that you’re missing.
The true cause of fear in your relationships stem from one of four distinct states. Learn what they are, and how to get past them.
Can't see the forest for the trees? These lifestyle tips will help reframe your perspective on prioritizing your own health.
YJ contributors share how they move through changes in their own lives.
The seeds of all healthy relationships start in our minds. These meditations can help you cultivate better bonds.
Here's how to get in alignment so you're always operating in sync.
Feeling unmotivated, frustrated, or all-around blasé? It’s time for some rest and recovery.
To support students' mental health, savvy colleges are building wellness programs with yoga studios, salt rooms, meditation spaces, and more.
In the past, I would have picked up a drink to escape pandemic stress. This time, I tried a yoga class instead.
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If you’re struggling with anxiety or related stress and symptoms, turn to herbs. Certain soothing herbs may have the potential to induce feelings of calm and relaxation.
If you find yourself trading much-needed sleep for a few late-night moments to yourself, it may be time to re-evaluate your to-do list.
Yoga can help you feel like yourself again.
Doctors usually treat PTSD with antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs, but these homeopathic remedies can ease stress without side effects.
Many fly-fishers liken the sport to yoga and meditation for the calm it inspires. But after trying it first-hand, I found not only a deep connection to nature, but also to yogic principles.
Want to take advantage of the healing benefits of the freshest herbs available? The answer is simple: try growing your own herb garden.
Idealizing thin, white, able-bodied "yoga bodies" harms us all. So let's shut down fat shaming and toxic diet culture in yoga spaces, once and for all.