Be Gentle with Yourself

Posted on 10/22/2014 by Amber Chalus in Amber Chalus Inner Peace true self

When I was 16 years old I always wished that I was somewhere else. It felt like I was misplaced. Mismatched. Misunderstood. I've been on a journey inward ever since, searching for the magic spell that would bring me back home again, to myself. Truly aligned with my Authentic Self.

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The Art of Finding Inner Peace

Posted on 10/15/2014 by Deanna Ayres in Inner Peace Zen Deanna Ayres

We all thrive to be balanced and calm because we live in a world that is filled with appointments, stress, work, well, essentially life crammed into a 16-20 hour day – depending on the amount you sleep. The less you sleep, the more you are stressed.

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Miso Yummy

Posted on 10/12/2014 by Jessica Wyman in healthy recipes Jessica Wyman Wellness quick fix proteins

One thing I really enjoy in life is EATING. I also like cooking, but my big problem is that I often wait to think about what to eat until I am famished and then I don’t have the focus or energy to cook. That’s why I keep my fridge loaded with fresh veggies and plant based proteins (nuts and seeds).

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Yogini Herb: Brahmi

Posted on 10/5/2014 by Johnny Bailik in Gotu Kola Johnny Bailik herbal remedies

Yoga for most of us is about rejuvenation and bringing about equilibrium to the self. Yet life works in cycles of ebb and flow. And with this fluctuation there are inevitably periods of stress, improper diet, overwork, lack of sleep, and accumulation of free radicals in the body. The key is this - whenever you experience such periods in the life cycle it is a hint from the body for nutritional support.

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10 Ways to Keep Your $#!t Together When Others Can't

Posted on 10/2/2014 by Meredith Cameron in Strength Meredith Cameron Dealing with Stress

Challenges. They knock us on our ass. They slap us on the face. And they leave us with a choice: to stay on the ground or to stand up and move forward.

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Top 10 Reasons Why the New YogaDownload ROCKS!!

Posted on 10/1/2014 by Yoga Download

Do you notice anything different about us? We did some soul searching, some web searching, and made some big improvements to YogaDownload.com! An extreme makeover of sorts. Here are the top ten reasons why the new YogaDownload.com ROCKS, if we do say so ourselves:

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Pear Party Smoothie

Posted on 10/1/2014 by Conscious Cleanse in Smoothie Recipe healthy recipes Yogi Recipes recipes

It's officially fall and that means cooler temperatures, crisp evenings and brightly colored changing leaves.

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Become the Hero of Your Own Story

Posted on 9/30/2014 by Alanna Kaivalya in hero joseph campbell mystic myth mythology philosophy hero's journey

The hero in any story never starts out that way. He or she begins as an ordinary human stuck in the doldrums of their circumstance. In The Matrix, Neo is a simple office clerk whose cubicle is barely adorned. In Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket is a poor English schoolboy who works a paper route for a few meager coins to feed his family. In Braveheart, William Wallace is a Scottish countryman with a little farm and a lot of love for a beautiful girl.

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Bring it on Home

Posted on 9/22/2014 by Laura Denham-Jones in finding balance home practice Laura Denham-Jones

The origins, challenges and benefits of a home yoga practice.

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Meditation for Athletes

Posted on 9/20/2014 by Tara Kestner in Deep Breathing Benefits of Meditation Tara Kestner athletes

Meditation? Seriously? I know what you're thinking, but yes, seriously I am going to talk about meditation for athletes. I consider myself to be a very practical person so my approach to yoga has always been from a real world perspective. Meditation has always seemed like a bunch of new age hokum.

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