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Tools for spiritual vitality

September 23, 2012

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by Sevak Singh Khalsa and Sat Kartar Kaur Khalsa —  Many powerful tools are available to help us with our spiritual practice. Some of these include the breath, movement, prayer and meditation, sounds of the gong, and the music of chants and mantras. Breathing As long as we occupy a physical body, we are gifted […]

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Treating pain naturally

September 3, 2012

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by Victoria Bowmann —  Pain is an all-consuming feeling — even when it is minor and especially when you are the one experiencing the pain. Worse still is severe or chronic pain that stems from kidney stones, cancer or any other debilitating illness. Consider yourself fortunate if you never have to experience such serious suffering. […]

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The Sacred Marriage of yoga and mysticism

August 16, 2012

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by Andrew Harvey and Karuna Erickson —  During these challenging and stressful times, we need healing practices that can help us respond to difficulties with faith and courage and which can empower us to act with more compassion and wisdom. Yoga is such a practice. Practicing yoga with heartfelt devotion means opening up your entire […]

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10 rules for permanent fat loss

March 1, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  First and foremost, what many people may neglect to understand are the differences between weight loss and fat loss. When you are obsessed with weighing yourself on the scale, you are solely focused on weight loss. Your weight can fluctuate during the day, especially when you factor in fluid retention, sodium […]

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Are the stresses in your life getting the best of you?

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Eileen R. Borris —  To live is to feel stressed. With all the economic uncertainty and our fast-paced ways, stress has become a fact of life for many of us. When we are stressed, our anxiety levels go off the charts, our hearts race, our stomachs churn and we simply feel overwhelmed. The […]

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Americans look for alternative medicine

February 28, 2012

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by Anna Filipski —  According to a government report, Americans spent $33.9 billion, out-of-pocket, on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in 2007. CAM is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices and products such as herbal supplements, massage, yoga, chiropractic and acupuncture that are generally not considered to be part of conventional […]

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Solving the chronic pain puzzle

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Warner —  Pain is a significant problem for many people, and the way too many of us deal with it is either by taking medication to temporarily relieve the pain or ignoring it altogether. Foolishly hoping the pain will go away without taking any action is an even bigger problem, often contributing […]

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Yoga injuries on the rise

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Matthew J. Taylor —  Yoga continues to grow by leaps and bounds in popularity. Now with LeBron James singing its virtues, yoga is sure to gain another new level of clientele. The upside of this popularity is that many people are being introduced to the benefits of yoga. The downside is that because […]

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Fueling your success

February 25, 2012

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by Dawn Fleming —  Your success depends on how much physical, emotional and mental energy you have to support your passion and goals. If the tank is empty, the car will not go. In order to stay the course and fuel your passion, you need energy to sustain all levels of your being. The human […]

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Cause and Effect

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  This article is about one of the most basic laws operating on planet Earth, that of cause and effect. In the karmic sense, the law of cause and effect states that all of our thoughts, words and deeds have far-reaching consequences that, over time, come back to us in reciprocal […]

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Detox tips for health, vitality, longevity and fat loss

February 23, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  The average American has 116 synthetic compounds in his body, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We are exposed to toxins from various sources such as food additives and preservatives, dry cleaners, digestive distress, nonorganic foods, the environment, poor quality supplements, pesticides, chemicals, xenoestrogens and so much more. […]

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Just breathe

February 23, 2012

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by Irene Conlan —  Just breathe. We hear that a lot lately. There are a number of popular songs telling you to “just breathe,” and this is good advice. Breathing is something we take for granted. Adults breathe approximately 21,600 times a day without giving a single thought to the process. And yet, it is […]

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What type of meditation is best for you?

February 23, 2012

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by Patricia Monaghan —  In 1902, the great American philosopher, William James, published a seminal book, Varieties of Religious Experience. Not being religious himself, he asked a number of people what the term “religion” meant to them. Not surprisingly, he found that this common word held many meanings, ranging from piety to mysticism to saintliness. […]

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