Suicide: Knowing When to Seek Help and How to Improve Your Emotional Wellness

One huge predicting factor of suicide is substance abuse. Drug and alcohol abuse alters our brain chemistry and negatively affects our pain/pleasure centers and our ability to make healthy choices. While support groups may work for those dealing with a loss, and therapy and medication can help those dealing with depression, dealing with addiction may require inpatient [...]

Bloating: 4 Proven Ways to Eliminate the Big Bad Bloat

Let’s talk about something that affects too many people and that the general public knows too little about. Let’s talk about bloating and what we need to do to eliminate that son of a gun. I’ve got a little anecdote that might sound familiar: You walk out of the shower and look into the mirror. You have [...]


By Miranda Aponte Have you ever welcomed sensation to your body? This is the way Kate starts class in her Dantayama Restorative Yoga class. We welcome sensations as she guides us through each part of the body. “Welcome sensations to the left eye, the left eyebrow, the cheek, now to the right eye, eyebrow, and cheek.” What [...]

Live More Inspired

Live More Inspired 10/24/15 “WE DON’T STOP PLAYING BECAUSE WE GROW OLD; WE GROW OLD BECAUSE WE STOP PLAYING.”~ George Bernard Shaw CLICK HERE TO SEE LIVEMOREINSPIRED.ORG What do YOU Love? What allows YOU come Alive? If time and money were not an issue what would YOU do? Most express the desire to explore and experiment, powerful [...]

The Yoga of You

Submitted by [slb_exclude]Megan Doyle Corcoran[/slb_exclude] Over the millennia since Patanjali, yoga has been variously used to become supernatural and super strange. For a decent amount of time in the middle ages, it gave itself over to fancies of the flesh— that is, to challenging the body with extreme sensuality or pain in order to commune authentically with [...]

Work-Life Integration

Submitted by Andrea Alfonsi Work-Life Balance implies that there is some state of homeostasis in which all aspects of our lives are in perfect harmony.  This rarely happens!  In the words of world-renowned yoga teacher, Aadil Palkhivala, “The moment our attention ceases and we congratulate ourselves for being balanced upright, we have already begun to fall over…Achieving [...]

Why Slow Yoga?

Submitted by Megan Doyle Corcoran Ten years ago, I traveled to India to study with my teacher, Pattabhi Jois. Until then, I'd seen him only at conferences, in the small spaces between bodies who packed halls to contort at his direction. I wanted more. I was 29, bendy, ambitious and anxious to learn. I arrived in Mysore [...]

How did you find your way to the mat…?

Submitted by Kate Danta For most of us, long before we became knowledgeable about the many aspects of yoga, somewhere along the way we either knew someone who practiced or saw a glimpse of someone in a pose in either a magazine, book or television. Back in the early days, at least for me, 35 years ago, [...]