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With Resolutions, Try Small and Mighty

Is bigger better? Great big resolutions, long lists of intentions, sweeping goals make us feel good. The bigger and more ambitious, the better. The more intense the cleanse or detox the more virtuous and excited we feel. In the moment. There’s something a little sexy, maybe a bit daring about imagining taking such a big

Silence. The Quiet Healer.

Jon Kabat-Zinn created the MBSR program in 1979 to respond more effectively to stress, pain and illness.

Try A 30 Day Yoga Challenge (Yes, Even Beginners!)

Driving home from a yoga class a few months ago I realized how peacefully happy I felt. The car tailgating me didn’t really bother me, and waiting in line to pay for my groceries felt more amusing than inconvenient. My legs and core felt strong, and my shoulders felt relaxed; I felt taller. I decided

Seven Tips for Learning to Meditate

Today’s post on learning to meditate is by guest blogger Elesa Commerse, founder of Touching Earth, a Chicago-based mindfulness center. Elesa will be leading a workshop at Green Mountain from March 24-30, called Befriending the Body, Befriending the Mind.® Anything we do takes on enhanced vigor and purpose when we bring mindfulness to it. That’s