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Liana Werner-Gray on Simple Eating

Liana Werner-Gray, an Australian-born beauty queen, actress and environmentalist, lectures worldwide on healthy eating and is supported by a corps of nutrition coaches. Her book, The Earth Diet, describes a nature-based eating and lifestyle plan that has helped thousands realize greater vitality, harmony and peace. How did you discover the Earth Diet? Six years ago, I was completely addicted to ... Read More »

Conscious Dating

Jill Crosby on Looking for Love Online   Jill Crosby, owner and founder of the Conscious Dating Network, has focused on spiritual development and meditation for more than 30 years. Working as a director for the granddaddy of the original onsite photo/video dating companies, which included interviewing 6,000-plus singles, sparked a desire to create a venue for spiritually conscious singles ... Read More »

Louise Hay on Loving Yourself to Ageless Health

Arenowned leader of the self-help movement from its early days, Louise Hay is celebrated worldwide for teaching—by personal example and through her bestselling book, You Can Heal Your Life—how each of us can transform our mind, body and spirit by changing the way we think. Her positive philosophy has sparked an industry and her Hay House publishing group. Nourishing mind and ... Read More »

Gabrielle Bernstein on Creating More Happiness

Motivational speaker and bestselling author Gabrielle Bernstein knows the gravitational pull of addiction firsthand. Although introduced to spiritual practices from an early age, she turned away from that upbringing in her 20s, pulled instead into a vortex of drugs, alcohol and unhealthy relationships while running a public relations firm promoting Manhattan nightclubs. After hitting rock bottom at age 25, Bernstein ... Read More »

Growing up Dyer

Serena Dyer had a unique childhood being raised by spiritually progressive parents, including her bestselling celebrity dad, Wayne Dyer, Ph.D., who would write her notes on personal stationery printed with the motto, “Be realistic. Expect miracles!” It’s not a message her peers likely heard at home. Now 29, Serena shares her point of view in Don’t Die with Your Music Still in You: ... Read More »

Dr. Andrew Weil on America’s Evolution into Integrative Medicine

Natural Awakenings had the opportunity to pose progressive healthcare-related questions to Dr. Andrew Weil, world-renowned author, founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and clinical professor of internal medicine at the University of Arizona, on the eve of the sixth biennial Symposium of Integrative Medicine Professionals, to be held October 13 to 15 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ... Read More »

The Rules of the World

TARA STILES Many of us grow up learning that things are supposed to be hard. School, sports, relationships, careers, and family take hard work. Life is tough, but if you work harder than everyone else, you’ll have a shot at success. You have to be tough to beat your competition. You have to be tense in order to prove how hard you’re working. If you relax, ... Read More »

Kamini Desai Explores a Yogic Life

Inner Calmness Leads to Self-Mastery LINDA SECHRIST Kamini Desai’s Ph.D.-worthy versatile body of teachings combines her lifelong interests in Western psychology and Eastern philosophy. Trained at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, she develops and leads core programs for Florida’s Amrit Yoga Institute, providing advanced studies dedicated to the science and system of integrated human development. ... Read More »

Yoga Over and Under 40

PAULA TURSI I have been doing yoga for a long time, but it wasn’t until I hit my 40s that I allowed myself to rest in the truth of this practice. The older, and perhaps more intuitive I became, the more I understood the innate beauty of this ancient practice for a woman of any age. It seems that women ... Read More »

James Gormley Takes On the FDA- Why the Natural Health Movement Must Protect Itself

James Gormley, a leader of the natural health movement in the U.S. and an award-winning health journalist, is a passionate advocate for natural health. For more than 20 years, he’s been at the forefront in the fight against government restriction of dietary supplements and for transparency in the food industry, and has twice participated in America’s trade delegation to the ... Read More »