The Other Reason to Go on Yoga Retreats
Sep 01, 2023 06:00AM ● By Terry Repak
Retreats allow us to disconnect from the noisy world for days instead of an hour or two, and they can help us take our meditation practice to deeper levels. We also get to meet like-minded people who are seeking a break from their busy lives.Read More »
Lifelong Learning: Benefits of Being the Forever Student
Aug 01, 2023 06:00AM ● By Linda Sechrist
Susteren points to a five-year study of London taxi drivers, which found that the hippocampus, a part of the brain that is crucial for long-term memory and spatial navigation, was larger than average in the brains of these cabbies.Read More »
Sadhguru on Inner Engineering and Meditation
May 01, 2023 06:00AM ● By Paul Chen and Diane Eaton
Sadghuru is the founder and head of India’s Isha Foundation, an organization dedicated to spreading the spiritual science of yoga since 1992. Isha operates many centers around the world, including a retreat center in McMinnville, Tennessee.Read More »
A Weekend of Mindfulness, Wisdom and Heart at the 2nd Annual Ram Dass’ Legacy Summer Mountain Retreat
May 01, 2023 05:02AM ● By Ram Dass Love Serve Remember Foundation
Sponsored Content After decades of hosting popular transformational events on the West Coast and Maui, the Ram Dass staged its first east coast retreat in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina in 2022.Read More »
Ask A Coach: How Do You Know When to Persevere, or to Move On?
Jan 17, 2023 05:15AM ● By Diane Martinez
There are many terms used to address the creative force behind it all, including “Higher Self,” “All That Is,” “Great Spirit,” and more. The good news is that the Energy that created us—and all that is—is not affected at all by the name we use to address it.Read More »
Ask A Coach: How Can I Reclaim My Power After a Traumatic Event?
Dec 15, 2022 01:20AM ● By Terry Kowolski
Reclaiming your power is a process, but it doesn’t have to take a long time to accomplish. You need a bit of courage to move out of your comfort zone.Read More »
Ask A Coach: How Do I Find My Life’s Purpose?
Nov 17, 2022 05:25AM ● By Adele Wang
But purpose is not what people often think it is. Purpose is not a job. Nor is it a cognitive understanding of life. It’s an internal impulse toward a deeper expression of who you are. It is a combination of your interests, gifts, values and creativity.Read More »
Ask a Coach: I feel disconnected from those closest to me. How can I feel connected again?
Nov 01, 2022 06:00AM ● By Terri Kozlowski
Being kind to others—despite their nastiness—is the best way to respond, but it’s easy to react without thinking and return their inappropriate behavior with unkindness. But spitefulness does nothing but perpetuate negativity. By responding lovingly, you can alter both paths.Read More »
Ask A Coach: Is there a way to celebrate the holidays without losing my peace—and sanity?
Oct 21, 2022 06:15AM ● By Diane Martinez
Having more enjoyable holidays can be done but requires some conscious reflection and decision-making. First, try to shift your focus from the external world to your inner state.Read More »
Dr. Shefali on Radical Awakening and Unleashing One’s Authentic Self
Oct 01, 2022 06:00AM ● By Paul Chen and Diane Eaton
Meditation is a powerful catalyst for change because it teaches you to go inward and disconnect from the external attachments you have and the cravings you have and the dependencies you have on the external world to meet your needs.Read More »
Ask a Coach: Am I Addicted to Fixing Myself?
Aug 19, 2022 05:30AM ● By Adele Wang
The biggest problem is that people often confuse fixing themselves with knowing themselves. These are not the same energies. Fixing or even “improving” oneself is exhausting, unsustainable and draining; knowing oneself is curious, expansive, sustainable and, ultimately, much more fulfilling.Read More »
Ask A Coach: On the Expectations of Being a Woman
Jul 20, 2022 03:12AM ● By Diane Martinez
Introducing our new Ask a Coach column where you can ask one of our three consulting coaches about just about anything! A new column will appear every month on our website and once a quarter in our print magazine. To submit a question, go to bit.ly/naa-ask-a-coach.Read More »