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In this excerpt from Yoga With Weights for Dummies, author Sherri Baptiste explains what yoga with weights is all about and how it can help you improve your health and well-being. Everyone can benefit from yoga-with-weights exercises. No matter how flexible you are, how old or young you are, whether you’re a paragon of good health or you’re just starting down the road to a healthier, happier lifestyle, yoga with weights can help. More
Pay Your Bills With Pleasure
A friend of mine, Hilde, an exceedingly successful small-business owner, scolded me when I whined about the time it took to write checks for bills. I expressed how I despised doing that chore from the aspect of both time and the resulting reduction in my bank balance. She explained her way of paying bills. More
According to anthropologist and shaman Hank Wesselman, it is not enough to suppress the effects of illness with medication. For true healing to occur, the causes of the illness must be addressed. More
Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron (1941–2012), New York Times bestselling author, was a journalist, novelist and screenwriter with a knack for writing about life and love with grace and humor. More
Practice isn’t the way to cope with or overcome impermanence. It is the way to fully appreciate and live it, says Norman Fischer. More
Joan Sutherland, Roshi
Life is a long walk through varied terrain, says Joan Sutherland. If we can trust what appears before us, rather than impose our map on it, we can embrace change more easily. More
According to Marc David, the way you navigate your life is the way you navigate your metabolism. The good news is you can change how you live and transform your metabolism starting right now. Metabolism isn’t something you fix. You can measure certain aspects of it, yet metabolism itself is measureless. You can tweak certain parts of it, yet it remains always whole. You can command it to do your bidding, yet it will always answer to a higher source. More
Marc David helps us recognize that at its deepest level, eating is an affirmation of life. I hereby agree, from this day forward, to fully participate in life on earth. I agree to inhabit the appropriate vehicle for such participation—a body. As a requisite for the sustaining of that body, and of the life that dwells therein, I agree to be an eater. This agreement fully binds me for the duration of my stay on earth. More
Tama Kieves
Tama Kieves describes how staying present and “riding the train” of discomfort when facing challenges can help us lead a happier, more fulfilling life. More
Daniel & Tana Amen
Daniel Amen explains why understanding and optimizing your brain is essential in your quest for a better body. More