6 Tips for Perfect Balance

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Many asana students struggle with balancing postures. For some people it comes naturally but for others it can feel like you’ll never be able to stand on one leg for more than a few wobbly seconds! And then there’s headstand, scorpion, handstand… Here is my simple guide to better balance. Before we get started I […]

Kundalini Yoga for Sleep

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(Editor’s Note: It’s hard to beat Kundalini yoga for sleep support. Nihal Singh shares some of Yogi Bhajan’s recommendations on how to use Kundalini yoga to support your sleep.) We have all been there before when you are lying in bed and cannot fall asleep. You toss and turn for what feels like hours. You […]

Have a Wonderful Day: Start With a Simple Spirit Asana Yoga Practice – Then a Delicious Smoothie

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Build a Better Smoothie Look beyond fruit to greens and other nutrients for a tasty, healthy meal on the go. After teaching her early morning class, yoga teacher Kathryn Budig comes home and heads for the blender to make her morning smoothie–a frothy green concoction that includes ingredients such as banana, avocado, parsley, lime, ginger, […]

An Utterly Genius Closet Cleaning Tip You Need To Know Now

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I may not be going back to school, but I still treat September like a new year, a fresh start, and a chance to reinvent my wardrobe–and that means cleaning out the closet! If you’re feeling similarly inspired to go out with the old and in with the new, here’s a genius tip for deciding […]

7 Tips to Not Hate Yourself in the Dressing Room

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“If I had your legs, I would wear this dress!” “I don’t know about this…” “I’m not even going to show you.” “I WILL be borrowing that from you!” “Are you in here?” I’m sure it doesn’t surprise you that these are actual things I overheard the other day while in a dressing room. The […]

DIY Gel Polish at Home!

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Recently, I saw in a magazine a product that allows you to use gel polish on your nails and do it yourself! I’ve gotten gel polish done on my nails at salons a few times and I love how it looks and how long it lasts. I just had to try it! I grabbed my […]

Advice For A Healthy Brain From Dr. Weil

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Fish for a Healthy Brain Here’s more good news about the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and the vitamins found in fresh fruits and vegetables: seniors with high levels of these nutrients did better on tests of mental acuity and had less of the brain shrinkage that signals Alzheimer’s disease. (If you want the […]

Home, Sweet Home: Bringing an Outside Cat In

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As the days get shorter and cooler, it’s the perfect time to snuggle up with your honey. We’re talking about your cat, of course. It’s also the perfect time of year to change your attitude, and your cat’s attitude, about the great indoors. Are you one of those people who think that a cat must […]

How Long Will That Food Last?

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How often do you wonder, “Is it still safe to eat this?”  The guidelines as I have researched are as follows in regard to whether its in the refrigerator, freezer or pantry: FRIDGE: Raw poultry,  meat and fish:  Eat or freeze within 48 hours; leftovers in the fridge: 3-4 days, but if it has gravy […]

Greener By The Minute: Green Living At Home

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Imagine that green living is just the way we all live. What would that mean to you? Energy efficiency, water conservation, sustainable or recycled building materials and furnishings, a safe, healthy home. All great answers. You might want to be green at home but where do you start and how do you afford it are […]