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How Your Daily Skincare Supports ‘Balance for Better’

It’s nearly spring! I know this when International Women’s Day rolls around each year. This year’s theme is “Balance for Better,” building a gender balanced world. As I reflect on this theme, I recall my mother’s efforts to do exactly this for more than three decades. As the Director for the Art of Living’s Women

March, 08 2019
So You Think You Can’t Meditate?Four Signs That You Are A Pro

Like your car needs refueling, it is an unavoidable requirement of your soul to take a meditative pause for a few minutes every day and for a few days each year. Did you say, meditation is not meant for you? That you fidget a lot and meditation requires you to sit with a straight face

December, 08 2018
5 Habits Of Your Mind That Stop You From Being Unconditionally Happy

Yogi Alert! What keeps you from being boundlessly happy, unconditionally joyful, peaceful and alert? Are you really who you think you are in your mind? What is the nature of this mind? Would you like to befriend your mind? Here in this invaluable, extraordinary yet succinct commentary, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a global humanitarian

August, 24 2018
5 Simple Techniques To Get Rid Of ‘Undesirable’ Thoughts

The pleasant or the positive thoughts do not bother us as much as the negative thoughts or the thoughts we consider ‘undesirable’. They could be repetitive anxious thoughts or thoughts of worry, doubt or negativity. So what can you do get rid of them? Start with making friends with negative thoughts “If you keep resisting

July, 17 2018
Body Mind Complex, Lifestyle
Five Ways Meditation Can Make Your Skin Glow

It is hard to miss the glow and natural radiance on the skin of the saints, seers (Buddha, for example), or anyone who has meditated long enough, isn’t it? It is a wonder how closing your eyes for a few minutes and stilling the mind can cause the skin to look so much brighter and

June, 26 2018
3 Effortless Ways To Drop Your Guilt

Do you dwell in guilt and suffer in it? In this latest post, we share an absolutely insightful commentary by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of The International Association For Human Values, a revered global spiritual Master and a celebrated voice for peace and diversity. The commentary unlocks the delicate skill of dropping our

April, 27 2018
Ayurveda & Nutrition, Lifestyle
8 Unavoidable Reasons Why You Must Experience Shirodhara

A unique gift from the ancient healing system of Ayurveda is a very special treatment called Shirodhara, one of the most calming relaxation therapies for modern living. It comes from a combination of two Sanskrit words- Shir or ‘head’ and Dhara or ‘stream’. In this deeply soothing process, the scalp and forehead receive a steady and gentle stream of lukewarm medicated

March, 06 2018
Yoga and Meditation
3 Ways Mindfulness is Different from Meditation

We’ve all seen the picture of a woman sitting on the peak of a mountain, draped in a flowing linen top, cross legged with her hands resting on her knees and apparently transcending time and space. And we’ve all felt a little jealous and confused – why does she look so peaceful and why can’t

September, 29 2016