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7 Yoga Teachers Weigh in On the Yogic Diet
Traditionally, yogis consumed sattvic foods that nourish the body and support a peaceful state, enabling the practitioner to function at maximum potential. Sattvic foods include nuts, fruits, vegetables, seeds, and legumes. Yogis were encouraged to stay away from rajasic foods that heat up the body, such as coffee and chocolate, and tamasic foods that are heavy, such as alcohol and preserved foods. Many yogis also included the yogic principle of ahimsa (nonviolence/noninjury) in their dietetic choices, by choosing to be vegan or vegetarian. More
Omega Institute Snatam Kaur Khalsa A Daily Mantra Practice to Save the World
How can we really enjoy this life? How can we really enjoy being in our bodies? We must have the capacity to have a still and quiet mind, because the joy is there. The innocence is there. The love is there. We become too ravaged in our own insecurity, misery, and blindness to even see the truth. Yes, thrash around if you must, gnarl and gnash your teeth like a wild animal. After enough tearing about, you will be left alone, simply alone, to rebuild the pieces of your life.  More
David Harshada Wagner, creator of the Living Meditation Method, encourages us to stick with the spiritual journey, even though there isn't a clear path. The Beginning   More
To be happy is the primary mission of being human, says Paolo Spoladore, an Italian priest and musician affectionately called Donpa. But how do you find happiness or become happy? For decades in Italy, Spoladore has offered a unique process of healing based on divine principles and designed to promote happiness in everyone. The best part is that Spoladore’s PneumoPsicoSoma healing method is something that anyone can do. More
Jill Satterfield
Yoga Service Interview Series: Jill Satterfield
Rob: What emotionally motivates you to give back the gift of yoga? Jill: Sharing the boundless gifts of yoga and meditation not only pays respect to the generosity of those who have diligently practiced and cared enough to teach others, but is also a valuable way of life, through which we can help others help themselves. More
Do you think success only comes at great personal sacrifice? Think again. Guy Finley, the best-selling author of The Secret of Letting Go, explains. More
What's Wrong With Me? by Omega Teen Camp Director Adam Simon
Helping Teens Overcome Feelings of Low Self-Esteem
Omega Teen Camp director, Adam Simon, encourages teens to overcome feelings of low self-esteem and become who they were meant to be. I was standing alongside a large covered tent at Omega Teen Camp (OTC), when I heard a plaintive voice repeating the question, "What's wrong with me?" More

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