Must Reads


Two Different NYC Workshops on Manifesting Love

Judith Costa will lead two interactive workshops, Fall in Love… With Yourself! and How to Find Your Soul Mate on June 25 and 26, respectively, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Quest Bookshop, 240 E 53rd St. The workshops can be taken individually or as a complementary pair. “The two work perfectly together,” Costa says. “The idea is that ... Read More »

New Scholarships at Rolf Institute of Structural Integration

The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration, in Boulder, Colorado, is offering two new tuition scholarships, along with Veterans Administration and Title IV financial aid for students interested in becoming a Certified Rolfer. The assistance can help those looking toward becoming practitioners skilled in manipulating fascia—the connective tissue that surrounds all body organs—to improve the body’s structure, providing easier breathing and ... Read More »

Make a Habit of Preventing Sun Damage

By Dr. Mariana Boneva Since summer is officially here and we all want to be outdoors, it is important to remember the risks associated with overexposure to the sun and take some daily precautions to minimize those risks. The risks are well known. They range from the superficial (brown spots, red or scaly spots, dryness and wrinkles) to the dangerous ... Read More »

Amma Offers Blessings, Retreat in NYC

Amma Sri Karunamayi, a yoga and meditation teacher who has dedicated her life to world peace and the uplifting of the human spirit, will be in New York City from June 23 to 26 as part of her 2016 world tour. Amma, or “Mother,” has been visiting the United States every year for more than two decades, offering free public ... Read More »

Overcoming the Pain of Shingles and Genital/Oral Herpes: The Latest Answer

By Dr. Howard Robins Did you have Chickenpox or a “cold sore”? Most everyone answers yes to this question. If you answered yes then you have a Herpes infection. Both types of viral infections are easily transferred by contact with someone who has a current outbreak. You likely may have both! Herpes zoster (HZ) commonly known as shingles is a ... Read More »

Curing Tooth Decay through Saliva Buffering

Tribeca Center for Holistic and Integrative Dentistry offers a free pH test to measure the buffering capacity of saliva—a simple, inexpensive way to detect both systemic and oral disease, according to Dr. Lewis Gross, center director and a pioneer in alternative dentistry. “Normal saliva has a pH of 7.2, but only in a more alkaline environment can teeth and bone ... Read More »

Taoist Tools for Emotional Wisdom

by Mantak Chia We live in an emotional world. Negative emotions are here to stay, and trying to deny them simply causes more problems, because they grow faster than we can eliminate them. The solution is not to eradicate them but to balance them, cultivating and nourishing positive emotions to keep our negative emotions under control. One way to do that is through the Taoist technique called Inner Smile. It connects us ... Read More »

Embodiment Workshops at the Eileen Fisher Learning Lab

When Eileen Fisher began designing clothes 30 years ago, she introduced a new understanding of what women wanted: comfortable elegance they could wear with ease in everyday life, in all its facets. As she tells it, “I was uncomfortable in my body, and I wanted clothing that would create comfort and confidence.” With the creation of the Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, she is again at the forefront of a cultural shift: the pursuit of authenticity and meaning in life ... Read More »

The Surprising Benefit of Colonics: Great Skin

Lately we’ve been hearing from more and more women that their glowing skin isn’t just about the radiance-boosting skin-care serums they’re slathering on—it’s the result of paying attention to a rather different organ. We’re talking about colonics—and the intestines. Practitioners and devotees of colonics believe that regular sessions with the hose can clear up acne, psoriasis and eczema, and even a ... Read More »

How to Look Younger, Sexier and Make More Money

According to different university studies, having whiter teeth make you look younger (since teeth tend to yellow as you age), sexier (people are attracted to a white smile) and wealthier (one study found women earning more when they had whiter teeth). Whitening teeth involves a form of peroxide that can come in different strengths, usually lower levels in over the ... Read More »