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Why Yoga Strengthens the Mind According to Science Why Yoga Strengthens the Mind According to Science Why Yoga Strengthens the Mind According to Science Why Yoga Strengthens the Mind According to Science


Yoga not only strengthens the body, but also the mind. Here's just some of the ways yoga helps build your mental strength.

The Freedom in Letting Go The Freedom in Letting Go The Freedom in Letting Go The Freedom in Letting Go


Letting go can be a challenge, especially if what we are trying to let go of is painful. Learn about the benefits of surrender and finding...

Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha: Patanjali's Definition of Yoga, Explained Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha: Patanjali's Definition of Yoga, Explained Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha: Patanjali's Definition of Yoga, Explained Yogas Chitta Vritti Nirodha: Patanjali's Definition of Yoga, Explained


Patanjali defines yoga as 'yogas chitta vritti nirodha,' but what does that really mean? Here's a break down of Patanjali's famous...

The Sixth Limb of Yoga: Dharana The Sixth Limb of Yoga: Dharana The Sixth Limb of Yoga: Dharana The Sixth Limb of Yoga: Dharana


Dharana, the sixth limb of yoga, is the practice of maintaining focus on something, as a means of making the mind stable and binding body,...

Trauma Informed Mindfulness: Why Meditation May Not Be Helpful Trauma Informed Mindfulness: Why Meditation May Not Be Helpful Trauma Informed Mindfulness: Why Meditation May Not Be Helpful Trauma Informed Mindfulness: Why Meditation May Not Be Helpful


For someone who has experienced trauma, being mindful could potentially bring observations of repetitive traumatic thoughts or memories....

National Meditation Day: The Fringe Benefits of Meditation National Meditation Day: The Fringe Benefits of Meditation National Meditation Day: The Fringe Benefits of Meditation National Meditation Day: The Fringe Benefits of Meditation


We all know meditation is good for you, but there are many more benefits that people don't know about! In honour of National Meditation Day...

Stress vs Self-Care: How to Elicit the Relaxation Response Stress vs Self-Care: How to Elicit the Relaxation Response Stress vs Self-Care: How to Elicit the Relaxation Response Stress vs Self-Care: How to Elicit the Relaxation Response


Our bodies are equipped with an exceptional counterbalance to the toll of life’s stresses: the relaxation response. Here's how to trigger...

Detoxing From Stimulation: Learning Patience and Trust Through Vipassana Meditation Detoxing From Stimulation: Learning Patience and Trust Through Vipassana Meditation Detoxing From Stimulation: Learning Patience and Trust Through Vipassana Meditation Detoxing From Stimulation: Learning Patience and Trust Through Vipassana Meditation


Vipassana meditation is considered to be one of India’s oldest techniques for meditation. Here's what you can expect from a Vipassana...

The Meaning of Moksha The Meaning of Moksha The Meaning of Moksha The Meaning of Moksha


To reach moksha all we need to do to find peace and purpose in this life is to remember that we are more than just a physical body. But how...

The Best Meditation Style to Help Bring You into Balance The Best Meditation Style to Help Bring You into Balance The Best Meditation Style to Help Bring You into Balance The Best Meditation Style to Help Bring You into Balance


While all meditations are tools for reaching liberation, they aren’t equivalent. Every one fits different styles better. Here's a look at...

Mindful Consumption for a Joyful New Year Mindful Consumption for a Joyful New Year Mindful Consumption for a Joyful New Year Mindful Consumption for a Joyful New Year


We can use mindfulness like a second skin to help protect ourselves from absorbing negative nutriments. Learn how to mindfully manifest a...

Yoga Therapy for Improving Sleep and Memory in Cancer Survivors Yoga Therapy for Improving Sleep and Memory in Cancer Survivors Yoga Therapy for Improving Sleep and Memory in Cancer Survivors Yoga Therapy for Improving Sleep and Memory in Cancer Survivors


Yoga Medicine instructor, Amy Sedgwick, MD, E-RYT, provides an explanation and review of how yoga therapy benefits cancer survivors when it...

Yoga for Anxiety and Depression: 5 Effective Poses That Can Help Curb the Negativity Yoga for Anxiety and Depression: 5 Effective Poses That Can Help Curb the Negativity Yoga for Anxiety and Depression: 5 Effective Poses That Can Help Curb the Negativity Yoga for Anxiety and Depression: 5 Effective Poses That Can Help Curb the Negativity


Anxiety and Depression effect millions of adults across the world. Try these 5 essential poses to help combat the mental negativity and...

Balancing Your Ajna: How to Realign Your Third Eye Chakra Balancing Your Ajna: How to Realign Your Third Eye Chakra Balancing Your Ajna: How to Realign Your Third Eye Chakra Balancing Your Ajna: How to Realign Your Third Eye Chakra


Ajna, or third eye chakra, is our source of inspiration, insight and intuition. When it's unbalanced we can feel a lack of clarity and...

How Meditation Can Help Soothe Your Stress and Anxiety How Meditation Can Help Soothe Your Stress and Anxiety How Meditation Can Help Soothe Your Stress and Anxiety How Meditation Can Help Soothe Your Stress and Anxiety


Stress and anxiety have a way of controlling your life. Meditation can change that. Learn how to calm your mind and find relief.

The Makings of a Japa Mantra and How to Add This Yogic Practice to Your Sadhana The Makings of a Japa Mantra and How to Add This Yogic Practice to Your Sadhana The Makings of a Japa Mantra and How to Add This Yogic Practice to Your Sadhana The Makings of a Japa Mantra and How to Add This Yogic Practice to Your Sadhana


Japa mantra is a type of mantra practice that helps to calm the mind, protecting it from recurring negative thoughts. Learn how to perform...

Roots of Suffering Roots of Suffering Roots of Suffering Roots of Suffering


Learn how our minds create suffering, and what you can do to attain inner peace and free your mind.

Reality Reality Reality Reality


Explore the concepts of Brahman and maya, as well as how yoga can be used as a tool to lift the veil of reality.

Heart Intelligence Heart Intelligence Heart Intelligence Heart Intelligence


Learning to listen to the intelligence of your heart can open you up to a powerful shift in consciousness. Find out how to access your...