Posted on February 15th, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Relaxation

Inhale, soften. Exhale, release. Inhale, invite, exhale, let go.

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Posted on February 13th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Butternut Squash Lasagna

Change up your lasagna this winter. The combination of sweet butternut squash and creamy béchamel sauce will win fans every time. Makes one 9×13-inch casserole Filling 1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into medium dice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed Pinch of sea salt Pinch of […]

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Posted on February 11th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Relationships

Deepening Intimacy and Connection with Tantra

by Prana Regina Barrett There is a cultural longing for more connection and intimacy in relationships. There is also a call for sacred and spiritual connections. People of all ages, genders, and sexual orientations are feeling the need for a place to connect with their body, mind, and spirit in community. Tantra offers ways to […]

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Posted on February 9th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Words from the Wise

Making Critical Conversations More Compassionate

by Janet Arnold-Grych The hot workplace topic of “critical conversations” refers to leaders intervening early and honestly when an individual falls short of expectations or engages in behavior disruptive to the team. It sounds straightforward enough—a rational discussion of behavior and impact, followed by an agreed-upon action plan. It also sounds like this straightforward formula […]

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Posted on February 8th, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Light

Set the intention to do something today that lights you up.

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Posted on February 6th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Asparagus Soup

This week’s Kripalu Recipe is a warm and tasty soup made with asparagus and cashews—delish! Serves 4 1/4 cup raw cashews 4 cups water or vegetable stock 4 cups asparagus pieces (about 1-inch each) 1/2 cup medium diced onion 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon lemon […]

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The Care and Feeding of Your Brain

A Q&A with Kathie Madonna Swift Kathie Madonna Swift, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist working in the field of integrative and holistic nutrition. A Healthy Living faculty member at Kripalu and a pioneer in the Food As Medicine culinary nutrition movement, she is author of The Swift Diet: 4 Weeks to Mend the Belly, […]

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Posted on February 2nd, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Yoga

I Feel Your Pain: An Empath’s Guide to Staying Balanced

by Bo Forbes Do you often wonder which emotions are yours, and which belong to someone else? When people you care about are hurting, do you feel their pain so deeply that it’s hard to separate—even after they’re out of crisis mode? In relationships, do you donate so much of your own natural resources that […]

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