Posts tagged Lifestyle
Standing up Deserves a Standing Ovation

After a long, grueling day at work, you kick off your shoes and slip on your pajamas. You slide into the couch and enjoy your well-deserved night of sitting. Of course, this comes after a day of sitting at the office and sitting in your car or sitting on the bus—it feels good, but is it good for us? Our society aims to make us as comfortable as possible in many ways, and providing reasons and excuses to sit is a large part of our culture—so much so that standing at a standard office job...

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Living Yoga | Balancing Your Chakras, Part I: Root Chakra

Do you long for pure childlike joy? Are you seeking patience, a willingness to slow down and a connection to mother earth? Do you feel “constipated” with dead-end jobs, relationships, chronic health problems, habits, and addictions? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, polishing your first chakra may change your life.

While attending a yoga retreat several years ago, I decided to step out of my asana comfort zone and sign up for a chakra session. Immediately intrigued, I began studying the chakras diligently. I was thrilled to finally have a reference point in my body for emotions and a location for focus...

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