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Make time to meditate

General by Liz Eustace

"I don't have time to meditate" is often the response when I ask people if they practice. And almost always the words are said with stress and anxiety.

I recently read a few lines in Wherever you go there you are by Jon Kabat-Zinn that frames this question of available time with such simplicity, that I wanted to share. 

6 yoga poses that are perfect for travel

General by Jessica Bellofatto

Have mat will travel: a yoga sequence that's perfect for those on the go.

Alone time?

General by Greatist.com

Those reading this article alone might want to grab a buddy. Over the past few days, a certain study on loneliness has gotten a lot of hype. According to the research, lonely people are actually less physically and mentally healthy than their social butterfly peers. But here’s the good news: Preferring to spend some time solo doesn’t automatically mean a trip to the doctor’s office.

Natural Pick Me Up: 22 ways to boost your energy without coffee

General by Greatist.com

Most of us have been there: a super-productive morning finishing projects, working towards inbox zero, and fighting the urge to tweet at co-workers. (Just us?) Then the clock strikes two and we might as well pull down the shades, throw on pajamas, and hop into bed.

2017: Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

General by Liz Eustace

From Environmental Working Group - the list is out of fruits and vegetables that contain the highest level of pesticides as well as the ones considered "clean".

"Strawberries remain at the top of the Dirty Dozen™ list of the EWG Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™, with spinach jumping to second place in the annual ranking of conventionally grown produce with the most pesticide residues.

International Women's Day

General by Liz Eustace

#IWD2017 -- I'm never a big fan of the word "should" in life. It feels forced and in a weird way, judgemental. Why do I get to tell you what you 'should' do? Since taking SHOULD out of my vocabulary, I find myself looking for another word to replace this nudge. Yet, interestingly by the time I find the word to replace 'should', the need to tell someone what to do has dissipated.

Yoga Valentine's Day date ideas

General by Liz Eustace

Valentine’s Day might be a holiday created by the greeting card industry, but that doesn’t mean you have to eschew it entirely or give that special someone in your life a generic box of chocolates to show how much you care. We’ve come up with some fun, playful ideas on how you can celebrate Valentine’s Day the yoga way—no cards, teddy bears or candy hearts needed.

Celebrate V-Day your way:

Healthy breakfast: Oatmeal & quinoa porridge with coconut milk

General by Liz Eustace

When you want something healthy, sweet and filling for breakfast, try this Oatmeal & Quinoa Porridge with Coconut Milk from Jenné Claiborne of The Nourishing Vegan.

Essential healthy foods you should always have on hand

General by YogaEarth

Trying to eat better? Keep some essential healthy foods on hand.

New Year's resolutions redefined.

General by Liz Eustace

I’ve always loved the start of a new year – so much so that I used to ring it in with an impressive list of all the wonderful things I was going to achieve in the next 365 days. Over time, I began to realize that many of the resolutions and goals I was setting tended to carry over from year to year or just get lost in the shuffle. More important, I wasn’t experiencing the big, bold changes that I wanted to see in my life. Sound familiar?