Month: December 2018

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by Nina The Blank Page by Rene Magritte After more than seven years of managing, editing, and writing for this blog, it’s time for me to take a break. So after much thought, I decided to take a sabbatical next year to work on my creative writing and some personal projects. During that time, because
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by Nina The Promise by Rene Magritte My confession: I am really bad at meditating. And by that I don’t mean my mind wanders a lot when I’m meditating (which I do not consider being bad at meditating). I mean that I just can’t seem to maintain a regular meditation practice. I’ve tried countless times.
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by Ram The Wave by Edvard Munch Neurons communicate through electrochemical signals that are the basis for motor functions, thoughts, emotions, and behavior. These electrochemical signals—also called brainwaves—can be detected by placing sensitive sensors on the head/scalp. Brainwaves are functionally characterized as bandwidths and range from slow to fast, loud to subtle and simple to
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Q: Hi Baxter! Would you please enlighten me on the Vira 2 and Trikonasana foot position? Front heel to arch of back foot or front heel to heel of back foot?  A: Early on in my yoga life, most of my teachers were trained in the Iyengar tradition. I recall in my teacher training hearing
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by Ram Last week Nina presented an insightful article about sexual abuse in Yogaland and provided some great suggestions about ways to avoid sexual predators (Speaking Truth to Power About Sexual Abuse). An anonymous reader had several objections to that article and strongly suggested that YFHA should stop publishing articles regarding sexual abuse. Nina wrote
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by Victor If you haven’t yet read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, then I highly recommend you do. After you are done reading this article, do yourself a favor and go to your local library, local bookstore, or online source and pick up a copy. While the novel is an enjoyable