Health & Healing

Words to describe the subtle life force that animates us—like prana and qi—have been around for thousands of years. These terms are only recently becoming common in our Western vernacular and can be difficult to translate. Like a cool breeze or...

Abbott and Costello. Laverne and Shirley. Kirk and Spock. Bert and Ernie. Thelma and Louise. Chandler and Joey. Harry and Hermione.

These iconic fictional friendships, depending on our age, hold special places in our memories. Whether...

Quality ingredients will make a difference in this homemade hot chocolate. Try raw cacao powder, which comes from cold-pressing cocoa beans, or an organic...

In its outward manifestation, meditation appears to involve either stopping, by parking the body in stillness that suspends activity, or giving oneself over to flowing movement. In either case, it is an embodiment of wise attention, an inward...

It’s dinnertime. You’ve chopped the onions, turned on the stove, and you need to add some oil to the pan.

But which one to use?

The ...

While the holidays can be joyful and exciting, they can also be overwhelming and stressful, especially for those in recovery.

Whether you feel the pressure to party or are confronting feelings of loneliness, cultivating more compassion...

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions," says the Dalai Lama. 

Many experts and spiritual teachers tell us that happiness, or joy, is a choice that we make. In fact,...

“I’ve got a gut feeling about this.”

“The thought makes me nauseous.”

“I’ve got butterflies in my stomach.”

These common phrases intuitively express what science now recognizes: there is a...

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