The Hidden Risks of Multitasking

Multitasking is way overrated. We have the illusion of getting more stuff done, but the quality of our work usually suffers and we rarely do anything to completion. When I try to juggle several tasks at once – like answering texts, email and phone calls while working on a writing…

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Why Yin Yoga Is a Must for Type A Yogis

People are naturally drawn toward what they like and enjoy, so it’s no surprise that high-energy, hard-driving yogis tend to do strenuous, faster-paced Ashtanga-style yoga classes – often in a heated room, so they can warm up quicker, sweat more and get their heart pumping faster. By applying the ancient…

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6 Steps to Sleeping Soundly

Sleep deprived people not only walk around feeling groggy, but they also put themselves at a higher risk of chronic diseases, obesity and accidents. Here are a few simple ways you can get the sleep you need to rejuvenate and heal your body and mind: 1) Make sleep a priority.…

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6 Ways to Clear Out the Clutter

  It feels so good to get rid of stuff you no longer need – to clean out cluttered closets and overstuffed drawers, to dump moldy food sitting in the back of the fridge, or to vacuum up all the dust bunnies hiding under your furniture. This yogic principle of cleanliness or…

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How to Overcome Disabilities through Yoga

The first time I saw Shawn Sullivan roll up in a wheelchair to a power yoga class, I figured he must have misread the schedule. I had just laid out my mat and was ready to take a challenging hot vinyasa class loaded with pushups, complicated arm balances and inversions.…

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The Secret to Long-Term Weight Loss

If you’re looking for the maximum calorie burn, high-intensity aerobics is the go-to fitness activity. A vigorous one-hour swim will burn around 700 calories for the average 160-pound person. And going on an hour-long fast-paced run can burn a whopping 850 calories or more. Compare that with a typical Hatha…

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