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  • 26-Sep-2012

    Fuel Your Mind

    Gotu Kola - The Memory Herb

    Elephants are noted for their good memory, perhaps because they frequently eat Gotu Kola leaves. Long revered by yogis in the Himalayas for its purported ability to enhance meditation, the Gotu Kola...

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  • 12-Sep-2012

    Channeling the River

    Mind and Meditation

    Imagine a river flowing powerfully through the land. Your mind is like that river—carrying your thoughts...

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  • 29-Aug-2012

    Quiet Time

    Embracing Solitude

    We are, by our very nature, social beings; but sometimes you just need to be alone. Henry David Thoreau said...

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  • 15-Aug-2012

    No Way Delay!

    Get Past Procrastination

    Ever put off doing something unpleasant—like writing a report for work, cleaning out the attic or writing thank...

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  • 01-Aug-2012

    Stay Tuned In

    Centering on Intention

    Every spiritual tradition offers a way to “tune in” to the spirit. From Zen Buddhist practice to the Christian...

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  • 18-Jul-2012

    Relatively Speaking

    Creating Family Harmony

    When a family unit is healthy, music happens. Just as the strings on a guitar must be tuned to each other...

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  • 04-Jul-2012

    Take It Down a Notch

    Kava for Relaxation

    The Pacific Islanders have a secret weapon for mental stress. The kava root has been cultivated for...

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  • 20-Jun-2012

    Eyes of the Beholder

    Expanding Your Vision

    From birth, you are intimately drawn into the world around you through your eyes. Colors, light, movement...

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  • 06-Jun-2012

    Brain Building

    Fitness for the Mind

    The mind is a great tool. We use our brains to calculate, communicate and process thousands of ideas...

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  • 23-May-2012

    Gender Shifts

    Yin-Yang Revisited

    For millennia, yoga culture favored the warrior monks who practiced self-restraint and spirituality with intensity.

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  • 09-May-2012

    A Nose for Yoga

    Lotus Point Focus

    The lotus flower symbolizes the spiritual quest, its beauty gracing the surface of the water, while beneath...

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  • 25-Apr-2012

    Ready and Steady

    Preparing for Disasters

    Tsunamis, earthquakes, fires, snow storms and power outages…you’ve seen the news reports.

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  • 11-Apr-2012

    Flow Your Mind

    Breath for the Brain

    Breath control is brain control. Physiologists have told us for years that slowing down the breath has...

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  • 28-Mar-2012

    Penny for Your Thoughts

    Wealth is in the Mind

    Do you cringe when you open the mailbox and find only bills? When you get an unexpected bonus...

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  • 14-Mar-2012

    You Shall Overcome

    The Art of Perseverance

    Times are tough and that’s when the tough keep up! Each of us faces challenges to our physical, mental and...

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  • 29-Feb-2012

    Flip the Switch

    Lighting Up a Bad Day

    Computer issues, traffic jams, lost keys… it seems there are infinite possibilities for having a bad day.

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  • 15-Feb-2012

    Music of the Soul

    The Power of Poetry

    Reading a poem is a journey to a new country. A good poem surprises you; the words transport you...

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  • 01-Feb-2012

    Monitor Yourself

    Zapping Computer Stress

    These days, many of us are affected by computer stress. In addition to the assault on your electromagnetic...

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  • 18-Jan-2012

    Business as Unusual

    Blending Purpose with Profit

    Commerce is an exchange of energy, trading your activity for a product or service through the medium of...

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  • 04-Jan-2012

    Assess to Progress

    The Art of Acknowledgement

    To acknowledge is to “admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth or fact of.” How often do you...

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  • 08-Dec-2011

    Use Mental Floss

    Lighten Your Load

    You’re watching the scale, keeping off the extra pounds by eating right and exercising. Have you...

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  • 24-Nov-2011

    Manifest Destiny

    The Laws of Attraction

    If economic woes are weighing you down, consider the power of positive thinking. There is a sound...

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  • 13-Nov-2011

    Un-Know It All

    Letting Go of Certainty

    Certainty is a huge part of keeping your world safe and organized. But trying to control every minute...

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  • 30-Oct-2011

    What Luck!

    Creating Good Fortune

    It’s been said that “luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

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  • 16-Oct-2011

    Road Not Taken

    Let Your Path Diverge

    Poet Robert Frost said taking the road less traveled “made all the difference.” Taking the same old habitual path may...

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  • 02-Oct-2011

    Wise Up

    Access Your Inner Guide

    Many spiritual paths exalt the development of wisdom as a quality far greater than book knowledge.

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  • 18-Sep-2011

    Shift Down a Gear

    The Art of Patience

    You’re standing in line at the bank, the grocery store, or on hold on the phone—your feet start to tap...

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  • 01-Sep-2011

    On the Other Hand

    Non-Dominant Journaling

    “Dear Diary”...even with online blogs and social networking, you might still keep a handwritten journal or diary. Journaling helps...

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  • 18-Aug-2011

    Car-Ma Yoga

    Wash Your Mental Windshield

    As you travel life’s road, dealing with stress, emotional challenges, anger and fear can be like bugs or mud hitting your “mental” windshield.

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  • 04-Aug-2011

    A Mindful Manner

    Your Values on Display

    Manners are more than knowing which fork to use at a fancy restaurant or how to address a VIP. Manners are a way of behaving...

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  • 24-Jul-2011

    Cinema Verite

    Your Life as a Movie

    You’ve heard this before…you create your own reality. Whatever is happening to you is not an accident...

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