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Nothing will influence your happiness, relationships, energy, success, and overall life satisfaction more than your mindset. Your mindset is your operating system for your life. It influences every part of your day, including what you focus on and how you feel. Your mindset can make the difference between flourishing and suffering. 

One of my favorite quotes to live by is from Wayne Dyer: “When you change the way you see things, the things you see change.” 

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Digestive Health: How Yoga Can Help Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Digestive health is crucial to the body’s overall wellbeing. The digestive system breaks down foods (solids and liquids) into their chemical components—carbohydrates, fats, and proteins—which the body absorbs... Read more
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A Good Night’s Rest: 5 Ayurvedic Tips for Better Sleep

In Ayurveda, a good night’s sleep, along with proper diet and energy management, is considered one of the three supporting pillars of life—essential to our health, happiness, and wellbeing. Sleep is the body... Read more
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Yogic Sleep Management: How to Mitigate Physiological Hindrances to Sleep

When you have trouble sleeping, it is useful to conduct a thorough investigation and try to get to the root of the problem. We often do it by a method of elimination. First, we take a look at the environmental... Read more

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Craving Deep Sleep? Ditch Caffeine, Alcohol and Your Alarm Clock—Try Gentle Yoga

Previously we discussed two most important factors that can interfere with your sleep quality and quantity—light and temperature. Both of those factors affect the release of melatonin, a hormone that signals... Read more
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Karma: How Does it Affect Your Life?

You can choose and choose—and choose again. No matter what happens, you can choose to start over. No matter the circumstances, you can choose your response. My positive psychology teacher often said, “Choose... Read more
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You Are Enough: The Yoga of Self Acceptance

There’s something not being spoken about in the countless self-help books, lifestyle blogs, and gazillions of self-proclaimed “health” gurus. Underlying all these mediums is the message “You could be better,... Read more
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Restful Sleep: How Light, Temperature and Yogic Breathing Can Help You Sleep

A decade or so ago, I visited a small surfing town in Costa Rica. It was a great adventure, but one thing I found most surprising was that by 9:00 pm there was nobody around. As soon as the sun set, the... Read more
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Smooth Transitions: 5-Minute Wake-Up and Bedtime Yoga Practices

Waking up and preparing for sleep are arguably the most influential parts of our days, in the lens of holistic wellness. If we “wake up on the wrong side of the bed,” as the saying goes, our whole day can feel... Read more
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Steady as She Goes: Practicing Forbearance and Steadfastness in Yoga

Take a seat. Do your best to make the seat as comfortable as possible. Now, notice that no matter how comfortable the seat is, at some point you will incline to get up from that seat. Some urge will strike you... Read more
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Liberate Yourself: 8 Key Lessons for Living a Simple Life

For the last dozen years, I’ve been living a (relatively) simple life. At times, the complexity of my life grows, and I renew my commitment to living simply. Living a simple life is about paring back so that... Read more