Genetically Modified Foods: Safety Questions Remain

The debate about the safety of genetically engineered foods (or genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) as they are also known) has have been around ever since Monsanto introduced the first genetically engineered soybeans more than a decade ago. GMOs are organisms

From Seed to Plant: Yoga and the New Anatomy of Interconnectedness

Western anatomy as we know it has been around for more than 500 years and still forms the foundation for the study of medicine and the approach to medical practice. But what if the anatomy texts of the past 500-plus

Poem: The Heart Moving

Scratch your left ear with your right foot by all means But show me how your heart moves Stand on your head til the cows come home Or show me a thousand different points of view Flip flop and drop

Shri Daiva Yoga: John Friend Launches New School of Hatha Yoga

John Friend began the New Year by announcing a new system of Hatha yoga called Shri Daiva yoga.  The new system arises from collaborations with Desi Springer of Vital Yoga in Denver, Colorado, and, according to Friend, centers on alignment

How to See the Good Around Us – Even When All Seems Dark

It’s important to notice the progress being made around us, even when all seems to be tumbling to the ground. Same goes for our own efforts to improve ourselves, our relationships, and the world we live in. Instead of seeing

Why I Like to Share Yoga in My Psychotherapy Practice

“It continually brightens my day when I have a client thank me for sharing yoga with them,” says psychotherapist Julie Luzarraga in this guest blog post. “They sometimes tear up when they talk about how yoga has helped them find

Pathways to Peace - How to Let Go of Blame

Dealing with difficult relationships becomes much easier once we stop blaming others and begin to acknowledge that we also play a part in shaping the issues, says Rick Hanson, author of Buddha's Brain, in this insightful article. Here are some tips

8 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions All Year Long

Inspired by the New Year to turn over a new leaf? You're not alone! New Year’s resolutions abound in our society; the wave of freshness that comes with the New Year always inspires us to strive for those long-wished for

Yoga Helps Treat Psych Disorders In New Holistic Approach

New research from the Dev Sanskriti University suggests holistic healing techniques such as yoga and herbal medicine can effectively treat psychological disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The study focused on 60 patients previously diagnosed with the anxiety disorder OCD,