Do something that scares you

Summit of Spearhead Peak photo by Aron Ralston

After a long transformational journey this summer—another story entirely—I departed for my long-planned mountaineering trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. I have always heard that term "do something that scares you," when Tony Robbins' surrogates make commitments to life transformation. I knew this trip to RMNP would be challenging and would require my … [Read more...]

Be Kind to the Temple, Detox and Kick Cancer

Be Kind to the Temple and use diet and detox to kick cancer

Pills, specialists, HMOs, diets, antibiotics, immunizations, and surgery: These are the ways that Americans treat their ills. Let’s not forget however that fundamentally we are animals, and evolution has not brought us all this way because our bodies need assistance just to survive. Not often enough do we talk about how we can be kind to the temple and use … [Read more...]

Vegetarianism in India: The Subtle Energy Bodies


Most people talk about the health benefits of eating vegetarian—not getting the grown hormones, antibiotics, pesticide bio-accumulation and saturated fat. Meniscus started talking to actress, writer and yogi Shakti Assouline about vegetarianism in India and the more subtle affects of eating meat. Meniscus: Shakti, can you tell us more about the subtle … [Read more...]

Science of Mind – First Church of Religious Science

Science of Mind, Jon Heinrich Photography

Established in 1927 by Ernest Holmes, Science of Mind is a spiritual movement that embraces the idea that Infinite Intelligence, or God, is everywhere. It is through our thoughts that we communicate with this divine creative force and as such, the quality of our thinking will determine the quality of our lives. Each Sunday in New York City’s Lincoln … [Read more...]

Gentleman’s Guide to Girls in Yoga Pants

Gentleman's Guide to Girls in Yoga Pants

Girl in Yoga pants in NYC If you are tapped into social media, you have probably seen this hidden camera video of men checking out the girl in the yoga pants in New York City. It is hilarious, disgraceful, and a great topic to discuss towards being a modern evolved Gentlemen. But first of all, give these men a break. I mean, come on, the term “red … [Read more...]

Just Label it! Conceal or Reveal National Campaign

Just Label It! GMO Labeling

At the Deepak Homebase nestled in the gorgeous ABC Carpet and Home off NYC's Union Square, a group of people met to discuss Just Label It! Conceal or Reveal, a movement to make mandatory the labeling of GMO’s, so consumers can make better-informed choices about our food. Led by speakers Gary Hershberg, Jessica Seinfeld and Ken Cook, hosted by Stephanie … [Read more...]

Introducing tanya-b: Presence-inspired Yogawear

Tanya-b: Presence-Inspired Yogawear

Yoga is an ancient practice trending now that cleanses and strengthens the mind, body and spirit. To be a yogi does not mean that you can achieve a certain arm balance, do the full ashtanga routine or pop a handstand in front of a beautiful sunset for your Instagram friends. Yoga is about the practice, it’s about the journey. Thus, the modern yogi is … [Read more...]