How Does Your Belief System Influence Your Life?

by Nischala Joy Devi. July 30, 2014. Many belief systems seem to hold that difficulty is beneficial. This is reinforced by the all too popular adage: "No pain, no gain." Perhaps we should reconsider this philosophy. A small measure of discomfort may be necessary to...

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The Mind Envisions Energy; The Body Follows

by Nischala Joy Devi. July 23, 2014. The yoga movements are often referred to as poses rather than stretches to emphasize that they are done very slowly and held steady. More intense stretching in an attempt to force your muscles to lengthen may actually make the...

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The Best Way to Start Your Day

by Nischala Joy Devi.July 15, 2014. Greet each new day with joy, thankfulness, and reverence. Have a feeling of anticipation, looking forward to what the day will bring. If worries spring to mind, set them aside. Let your mind come back to the present moment. "Now I...

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The Healing Path of Yoga – Republished!

The Healing Path of Yoga – Republished!

The Healing Path of Yoga (Re-Published with a New Cover!) Time-Honored Wisdom and ScientificallyProven Methods that Alleviate Stress,Open your Heart, and Enrich your Life     By Nischala Joy Devi Foreword by Dean Ornish, M.D. Stress is now considered the foremost...

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The Best Asana, Keep It Simple

by Nischala Joy Devi. June 25, 2014. Once I was asked to give a lecture and demonstration on yoga poses at a local junior high school. I thought it would be inspiring to show them some of the more complicated poses—more complicated than I was capable of, so I asked a...

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Love: Enjoy the Peaks and the Valleys

by Nischala Joy Devi.May 23, 2014. We humans cause ourselves so many problems by expecting that life and our relationships should always be on the upswing without, then, swinging in the opposite direction. In fact, our lives and even the most loving relationships are...

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Let Your Compassion Blossom

by Nischala Joy Devi. May 12, 2014 Compassion is the sacred energy that flows through the heart chakra to each and every living thing in the universe. When accessed it allows us to feel a sense of oneness with all. Compassion blossoms as our inner guidance, especially...

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Breath Meditation: See the World in a Different Way

by Nischala Joy Devi. April 29, 2014. Here is a simple meditation, using your breath. Breath meditation is wonderful to help center and balance and reestablish calm on a busy day.To begin, sit comfortably on the floor or in a chair that supports you well. Observe your...

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