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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 »

Unleashing Unlimited Potential with Panache Desai

Born into an East Indian family in London, England, Panache Desai grew up steeped in spiritual practices like meditation. Though recognized by spiritual teachers as possessing a special gift, Desai rejected his spiritual foundation as a teenager, trading it for the excitement of London’s rave music scene of the 1990s before moving to America. It wasn’t until he was 22 ... Read More »

Volleying Life- Gabrielle Reece on Her Balancing Act

Gabrielle Reece has been called one of the world’s most influential women in sports and one of its most beautiful athletes. In her 20s, she built a career as both a fiercely competitive pro volleyball player and a fashion model. Since then, she’s written books and become an expert on women’s peak fitness and overall well-being, all while raising three ... Read More »

From “Why Me?” to “Thank You!”

Wayne Dyer on the Value of Hard Lessons After four decades teaching self-development and empowerment and authoring more than 30 bestselling books, Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D., shares dozens of events from his life in his latest work, I Can See Clearly Now. In unflinching detail, he relates vivid impressions of encountering many forks in the road, from his youth in ... Read More »