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According to the Center for Disease Control, 80% of visits to the doctor are believed to be stress-related. Yet what is “stress” if not fear, anxiety, and worry dressed up in more socially acceptable clothing? While we tend to view worry, anxiety, and fear as signs of weakness, most of us are...Read More
Meditation can remove stress and replace it with a dose of inner peace. But it can be tough to meditate without a teacher or guide. Guided meditations literally walk you through a meditation and help you find a calm and peaceful state—one step at a time. Try one of these unique guided meditations, ranging from five minutes to one hour each.Read More
We go to yoga class to find our sense of Zen, to expand our bodies and minds, to release tension and stress. Once in a while, though, we walk off of our mats with a good laugh and an ounce of embarrassment, too. Yogis and yoginis spoke up and spilled their most embarrassing moments on the mat, and...Read More
A healthy soup that's hearty and filling. Ingredients Cook and prep time does not include chicken option. A traditional barley soup is usually made with beef. For added flavor without the additional fat, add 3/4 cups diced uncooked chicken to this soup if you wish. Per 1¼-cup serving: ½ teaspoon...Read More
Chopra Center's Mediterranean Pasta is full of vegetables and flavor! Ingredients ½ teaspoon ghee or olive oil ½ cup chopped leeks or onions ½ tablespoon Bragg Liquid Aminos or tamari ¼ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon thyme ½ teaspoon dried basil or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil ½ teaspoon...Read More
Try the Chopra Center's spin on this delicious traditional Mexican dish! Ingredients ½ teaspoon plus 1 teaspoon ghee or olive oil 1 corn tortilla, cut in half, then cut into long, thin strips ½ cup chopped leeks or red onions ½ tablespoon Bragg Liquid Aminos or tamari ½ teaspoon black pepper pinch...Read More
With all the hype about detoxes and cleanses circulating today, it can be overwhelming to know how to actually detox the right way. Ayurveda considers this build-up of toxins to be the underlying cause of all disease. So how do you minimize the toxins that come into your life, and maximize the...Read More
Vedanta is the awakening from unreal to real, from ignorance to bliss. It teaches that anything we can experience with our senses only exists in our mind, which also doesn’t exist. And yet, in realizing that nothingness, Vedanta opens the door to a freedom beyond anything we can imagine. Vedanta is...Read More
While it may sound easy, practicing compassion for ourselves is quite the difficult task. Creating a practice to integrate self-compassionate feelings into your life will heal your mind and body, and open your heart to new heights. Try this 10-step practice.Read More

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