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Yoga Psychology: Heal the Roots of Chronic Disease

A few months ago, I shared something deeply personal with you: I suffer from a chronic illness known as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. It is an autoimmune disorder that compromises the thyroid. I know that I'm not alone. Many of you struggle with chronic illness, or chronic...

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Getting to the Root: Understanding the Root Chakra

Root Chakra: Finding Solid Ground Location: Base of spine, seat, legs, feet Bija Mantra: Lam Sanskrit Name: Muladhara (root place) Many people have dreams where they are flying. Soaring above the earth, with friends and family down below. Does anyone in those dreams...

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The Meaning of Truth: Election Time

Election time is coming up. There's gonna be a lot of convincing and haggling going on very, very soon. Dinner tables will be split amongst those on one side and those on another. Not that this doesn't happen regularly regarding other subjects. It does. We all have...

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The Three Rules of Spirituality

In the decade and a half that I've been teaching yoga and spiritual pursuits, I've been around the block and in a sense, this ain't my first time at the rodeo. I've spent a lot of time taking a very close, personal look at what works and what doesn't within the modern...

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