Compliment vs. Complaint
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What Children Teach Us
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What is a friend? Poet Kahlil Gibran says, “There is no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.”
Music for a Restful Night
After a long day’s work, wouldn’t it be lovely to have someone sing you to sleep? We all know about the...
Let the Sun Set on Your Troubles
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Synergize to Realize
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Reap a Karmic Reward
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Music as Metaphor
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The Color of Calm
Don’t be blue…get some blue “therapy.” For cooling and calming, the color blue evokes the soothing feeling...
Rising to Your Best
We make them and we sometimes break them. Promises, promises. The word “promise” is full...
A Yogamint Holiday Message
Take a minute. Better yet, take an entire hour or however long it takes. Close the door, light a candle...
Feeling the Love
You do it after you sneeze, pray before a meal and welcome a new baby. From a simple Salud or Gesundheit...
The Blessing of Generosity
We’ve all heard that it is “better to give than to receive.” Why is that? Whether you clean out your...
Realize Your Heart's Desire
Poet Robert Browning asked: “Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?” So, how big are your dreams?
Defuse Your Anger
Yogis have a powerful antidote to the fiery emotion of anger. Since anger works both on a physical and...
Healing with Mother Earth
Stars, trees, mountains, streams are all a part of nature’s healing treasure trove.
Breaking Bread Together
A very old yogic strategy is based on two loving practices: Sangat and Pangat. Sangat is gathering in devotional service to...
A Virtue Worth Rubies
The Old Testament states that a noble woman is "worth more than rubies." Nobility arises from understanding...
Expand Your Boundaries
Before a run, after a workout and in every yoga class, one of the key components is stretching. A good stretch is essential to...
Let Your Troubles Go
“Don’t worry, be happy!” Sounds simple, right? Considering that we have 1,000 thoughts per blink of the eye...
What's Calling You?
It’s the excitement you feel when you listen to a solo violinist or read a book by your favorite author, inspiring you to get up and...
Realize Your Inner Diamond
Diamonds are forever. Maybe so, but did you know that diamonds come from coal? Under pressure, an unromantic lump...
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