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10 Ways to Feel Better About Your Body

Do you think that you’re fat or have thunder thighs? Or is it your nose or ears that bother you? You’re not alone. We all have something that we wish we could change about our body. For some people this becomes an obsession and can lead to...

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Relaxation Techniques for Reducing Stress and Chronic Pain

What do you need?

The Practice:  Grow a key inner strength.

Why?

We all have issues – including demands upon us, stresses, illnesses, losses, vulnerabilities, and pain. (As Alan Watts put it: “Life is wiggly.”) Of course, many of our issues – in...

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Yoga for Teens: Unleash Your Inner Warrior

By Meghan Meade

You might find it odd that there are yoga poses named after violent warriors. I mean, yoga’s supposed to be about peace, acceptance and calm – right?

Right! That’s why the warrior pose is really about warding off our own stress –...

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Go with the Flow with This Simple Yoga Sequence

By Meghan Meade

Many of us worship the sun or at least appreciate getting some natural vitamin D (with sunscreen!). If you spent a lot of time indoors then being out in the sun can help you feel energized and fresh.  And the same goes for yoga,...

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Warming up with a Yoga Cat and a Cow

By Meghan Meade

Meow? Moo?  Ah, cat and cow, two of the most common poses in a typical yoga warm-up. Whether you’re a teen yogi or adult, these poses sound kind of funny. Who would’ve put cats and cows together? Not exactly a match made in heaven.
 
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Under Pressure: The Body’s Response to Stress

We all know that stomach clenching, neck cramping, finger twitching feeling of stress. It creeps up on us before a big exam or when there’s too many responsibilities piled on your plate, and makes finishing everything that much harder.

When you...

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Smart Planning For Times Ahead

Once you become a teenager, you start hearing the familiar question, “What do you want to do with your life?” or, “What do you want to study in college?” “What’s your career goal?” It’s great to have a sense of direction regarding your future but...

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Don’t Stand By, Stand Up to Bullying

The fact of there matter is there is a silent majority of people that you and I have likely been part of at some point: witnesses of bullying.

I once read a news article about a brave young girl who wrote a book on what to do about. She pointed out...

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The Basic Types of Yoga and Their Benefits

By Meghan Meade

It’s hard to avoid the influence of yoga between your friends who swear by their yoga class, the mall store that sells yoga attire, and the magazine articles that talk about the healing power of yoga. Yoga has seeped into popular...

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