Posted on January 7th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Relationships

The Power of Sisterhood

by Renée Peterson Trudeau I once spoke at a girls’ empowerment conference, to a group of 300 10- to 13-year-olds. As I was waiting to go on stage, I overheard a group of four 12-year-olds talking about their day. One of them was really on fire after learning about civil engineering, and she was inspired […]

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Posted on January 5th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Healthy Living

Clear Your Clutter, Clear Your Mind

It seems harmless enough—that mail piled up on your desk, scraps of paper with scribbled notes scattered here and there, magazines gathering dust in the corner of your work space, gum wrappers and crumpled tissues tossed into the mix … Could any of this possibly affect your ability to write an e-mail, fill out a […]

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Posted on January 4th, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Beauty

Pause. Look around. Breathe. What catches your eye? Where do you see beauty around you?

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Posted on January 2nd, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Vegan Black Bean Burgers

Beans are among the most nutrient-dense and health-promoting foods you can find. They contain soluble fiber, protein, and sustainable complex carbohydrate energy, and they’re also rich in B vitamins (like thiamin and niacin), zinc, calcium, folate, and antioxidants. Research shows that increasing our daily consumption of plant protein helps lower blood pressure and blood glucose […]

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Posted on December 31st, 2014 by in Conscious Living, Words from the Wise

Gifts for the New Year

by Janet Arnold-Grych The winding down of another year naturally invites reflection. What have I discovered? What have I learned? What have I contributed? In my evaluation, I inevitably find myself thinking back to my time at Kripalu, certainly one of this year’s highlights. Kripalu always leaves me with an armful of parting gifts. These […]

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Posted on December 29th, 2014 by in Conscious Living, Healthy Living, Words from the Wise

How I Fell in Love with Yoga

by Tommy Rosen Yoga was one of the practices I found in my first several years of recovery. Not only did it help me through the ups and downs of the early stages, but it also became a nonnegotiable staple in my life. How I found yoga—and fell in love with it—is somewhat serendipitous. Basically, […]

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Posted on December 28th, 2014 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Truth

Pause and listen to and honor your heart’s longing. What is your truth right here, right now?

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Posted on December 26th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

This satisfying sweet bread is made with healthy grains, nutritious sunflower oil, and absolutely no sugar. Enjoy! Makes one 8 1/2″ × 4 1/2″ loaf. 1/3 cup flaxseed meal 1/4 cup water 2 cups barley flour 2/3 cup oat flour 1/3 cup poppy seeds 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

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