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Om is the ubiquitous sound most everyone associates with yoga.

Pronounced “Aah Ooh Mmm”, Om is a sacred mantra… and is really fun to say.

Try it. I’ll wait.

Fun, right?

Here is where you will find posts on yoga, as well as meditation and mindfulness.

Here are a few to get you started:

A Beginner’s Guide to Yoga Inversions

How Mindful Eating Helps You Eat Well

6 YouTube Yogis You Should Be Watching 

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Why Yoga Is the Perfect Active Rest

A key aspect of getting into shape is making sure your body has time to rest. Recovery is just as important as actually working out, otherwise you risk exhaustion and injury. But that doesn’t mean you should just lay around and veg out either.…

June 8, 2017
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When You Have an “Un-Mindful” Moment

Mindfulness is defined as a mental state you reach by focusing all of your awareness on the present moment. You don’t linger on the past or worry about the future — you simply become more aware of the moment, analyzing your feelings. I try…

May 25, 2017
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HIIT Workout for Weekday Mornings

You’re a busy person with a lot on your plate each day. You don’t have time to exercise, right? Wrong. There’s an alternative to spending hours of your day going to the gym. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is the answer. Research has shown…

February 23, 2017
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Why I Believe Positivity Has a Place in Mindfulness

I’m a roll with the punches, make the best of a bad situation, look-on-the-bright side kind of gal. I’m not one to dwell on something that can’t be changed. Some days, it’s something as simple as turning a “no” into a “yes” from my…

February 16, 2017
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6 More YouTube Yogis You Should Be Watching

Still interested in starting a yoga practice, but just haven’t quite taken the plunge? Or have you gotten into a yogi-slump and are tired of your current routines? Well, if you have foregone your yoga endeavors, sorry to say, you’re simply out of excuses.…

February 2, 2017
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How to Solve Your Biggest Problems With Mindfulness

Think you’ve got 99 problems, but stress ain’t one? Think again. If you find yourself answering that classic small-talk opener “How are you?” with “Busy!” instead of the expected “Fine, thanks,” you’ve got two issues. The first one is easy to solve: Recognize that…

January 26, 2017
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Why I Love Setting Goals – and You Should, Too!

Procrastination used to be my default station. Now, I make the goal-setting junction my new focusing function! Jokes aside, I love to set goals and you should, too. Goal setting doesn’t have to be boring or dreaded. Starting small with an accessible goal is…

December 27, 2016
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10 Fabulous Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

You’ve made a list, you’ve checked it twice and — oh no! — looks like you forgot to add giving back. Well no fear, there are still plenty of ways you can make a difference in people’s lives this holiday season. For a few…

December 21, 2016