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A Year of Living Mindfully book review

Randi Ragan gives readers a new sense of purpose in her book, A Year of Living Mindfully.  As someone who has always felt the deepest peace when immersed in nature and found beauty in considering everyday actions as divine rituals, this book had me at the first page. At its heart, A Year of Living [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Lisa Garr’s Summer Reading Guide

Lisa Garr From Well-Read Radio Host to Inspirational Author For 15 years, Lisa Garr has served as the energetic, vivacious, and intelligent host of “The Aware Show,” a radio program with several million listeners worldwide. More than 1,500 guests, many of them authors, have made appearances on the air with Garr, chosen for their alignment with [...]

By | July 10th, 2015|Interviews|0 Comments

Book Review: Living With Intent

Book Review: Living with Intent By Mallika Chopra Harmony Books The subtitle of Mallika Chopra’s third book, Living with Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace, and Joy, identifies the sometimes rocky path we all walk finding our purpose, peace, and joy. You might think that Mallika’s famous last name (her father is Deepak Chopra) [...]

By | March 29th, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Sacred Partnerships: in Business and Society

When we consider a partnership related to sacred business, we can recognize that Americans collectively already have a lot of experience in sacred partnership. For example, we co-created over generations what we call the land of the free and the home of the brave. It isn’t by accident—and it isn’t perfect. We know that many [...]

By | January 30th, 2015|Green Living|0 Comments

Get off the Grid and Into the Heart

Unplug Every Day An interview with Sister Jenna of the Brahma Kumaris Sister Jenna is the founding director of the Meditation Museum in Silver Spring, Maryland, and the director of the Washington, DC branch of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization. This prolific teacher, writer, speaker, and radio show host once owned nightclubs in the [...]

By | December 23rd, 2014|Meditation|1 Comment

Remembering Lou Reed

The opening bass line of "Take a Walk on the Wild Side" brings about a certain nostalgia, and most of us break into a chorus of "doo do-doo doo doo do-doo..." when we hear it. American icon and iconoclast, musician, songwriter, and cultural alchemist Lou Reed was known for walking on the wild side on [...]

By | November 6th, 2013|Music|0 Comments

A Tribute to S. N. Goenka

Satya Narayan Goenka (January 30, 1924 – September 29, 2013) Vipassana is a method of meditation in which the mind and body is understood by turning awareness to the senses. Holding that sensation is the gateway to our understanding of the world, the systematic exploration of physical sensation leads to equanimity and the cessation of [...]

By | October 10th, 2013|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Ayurveda Q & A

Ayurveda has been practiced in the US for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Readers are invited to submit questions for “Ayurveda Q & A” [email protected] Q: I am pregnant and am having trouble figuring out which herbs [...]

By | June 7th, 2012|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Briohny Smyth: Yoga is a Family Affair

By Felicia Tomasko Photos by David Young-Wolff When asked about her greatest inspiration as a Yoga teacher, Briohny replies with her ready smile, “That’s easy,” she laughs. “Every minute of every day, I’m inspired by my family: my daughter Taylor, my fiancé Dice, my mother Pam, my father Peter… and my sister Ravi, whom I [...]

By | May 1st, 2012|Teacher Profiles|3 Comments

The Highest Pass

By Selah Michele They journeyed to the top of the world and found freedom of the heart. “The journey taken in The Highest Pass was really the metaphor for living the life we want to live every moment.” –Anand Mehotra Yogi and teacher Anand Mehotra had traveled the world but had not yet stood at the [...]

By | April 17th, 2012|Film|1 Comment