Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation – Interview with Michael Pollan


Michael Pollan wants women to get back in the kitchen. And men. While we’re at it, he’d like to hustle the children in there, too! Because according to Pollan, the way we cook (or avoid cooking) defines our culture. The influential food journalist’s new book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, borrows from the format […]

Beryl Bender Birch Discusses Boomer Yoga


Beryl Bender Birch is well known as an Ashtanga yoga devotee and as one of the major innovators of Power Yoga, which served to popularize an athletic, flowing style of asana practice in the west. She has now written Boomer Yoga, a guide to how to begin and adapt a yoga practice in one’s later […]

You Ask We Answer: Your Health & Fitness Q’s


Recently, I was interviewed by Julie Silver, owner of Acupuncture Healthcare Associates of Michigan for her health column in the Jewish News of Metropolitan Detroit. Julie is also on “Our Team” here at Motivation is what gets you started exercising – making it a habit is what keeps you going – forever! Julie: Can […]

How To Live an Extraordinary Life. ~ Stephen Cope


I don’t believe in gurus. But if I did, my guru would be Stephen Cope. When I read Stephen’s startlingly good Yoga and the Quest for the True Self about six years ago, I knew right away that it would change my life forever. I have been deeply immersed in thinking, writing and breathing Yoga […]

Why Heartbreak Could Be The Best Thing Your Yoga Ever Had


A few weeks ago,  just before the midday temperature in Central Park peaked at 104 degrees, I threw a suitcase and a sunhat in my trunk and headed for the Kripalu Institute. As dramatic as it was to take off down the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, The Black Keys blasting, this trip had been planned for weeks. […]

Qigong Testimonial – From Tim Aten

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HSUS President Discusses His New Book, The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them.


In January 1993, Wayne Pacelle traveled to Fairbanks, Alaska, for a state-sponsored “summit” to decide the fate of wolves. Alaskan officials wanted to send sharpshooters aloft in helicopters to slaughter hundreds of these animals. Wolves, you see, were bringing down caribou that human hunters believed were rightly theirs to take. I attended as a journalist […]

Attend A Virtual Book Launch of “My Style, My Way”


Hi good people! I am inviting you to the virtual book launch for My Style, My Way. Each co-author will be interviewed on a specific day. You can listen in and learn more about that particular image consultant and her topic in the book. There will also be a short Q & A session at […]

Listen To a FREE Phone Interview With Susan Allport – Author Of “The Queen Of Fats”


Join The Nutrition Adviser as she interviews the book author, Susan Allport on her book: “The Queen of Fats” – Everything you need to know about essential fatty acids and your health. Free to dial in and listen by doing this: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. e.s.t.: 1) Phone Number to Dial: (248) […]