Art of Living at Work Archive

  • 5 Common Mistakes Yoga Beginners Make

    There is no doubt that practicing is a great idea—not only for your physical body but also for your mental health and overall vitality. However, as beginners to this ancient yet currently trendy practice, one tends to make some major mistakes. The key to achieving flexibility, strength, and eventually...
  • Just 20 Minutes of Meditation Can Keep Your Mind Healthy

    Isn’t our mind the very essence of our being—what makes us feel alive? What are we without our mind? Flesh and blood? You’d probably agree. Our perception, experiences, feelings, and the ability to think and act are all processed by our mind. Doesn’t that require us to keep our...
  • Israel-Palestine: The Only Way To Resolve Conflict

    The first thing needed to resolve conflict is to build trust between the two sides. But a long history of bitter war between Israel and Palestine makes this difficult. There have been talks to resolve the dispute earlier but they have not been effective due to the absence of trust. Attempts at ceasefire...
  • Exclusive! Sri Sri Ravi Shankar speaks out!

    The spiritual guru responds to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com's quick-fire questions with prompt answers. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the presiding spirit behind the Art of Living movement with its global imprint, is an unusual guru. Born in Tamil Nadu, he lives in Karnataka, and has a flourishing AOL institution...
  • A Conversation With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Editor’s Note from Eden Kozlowski: In 2009 Forbes ranked Sri Sri Ravi Shankar number five when calculating the seven most powerful people in India. From my perspective... he is simply an amazing person whose mission is to propagate meditation and the happiness that blossoms from the practice. AND,...
  • Come Home Silently

    There are three types of Silence. The first is the silence where there is no talking. This is very beneficial for people just to be aware of what they are saying and how much energy they spend talking. The second is the silence of stillness. This is the silence inside us that is detached from the noise...
  • Have a Heart of Gold ... And Rubber

    Much too often, we are confronted with a situation that we deem as too painful. My heart hurts!I broke up with someone...This relationship is not working It could be any relationship in any situation – with your spouse, your parents, a co-worker, your fast-growing child, or even your best friend....
  • Yoga Helps Prisoners Find Their Center

    A group of about 20 young men donning tattoos, red sweats and white T-shirts gather in the drab, tile-floored, gray barracks, as an instructor guides them through a deep series of Oms, side stretches, standing poses and breathing exercises. “Inhale, exhale and bend to the right into a warrior...
  • Healing Cervical Spondylosis with Yoga

    Cervical Spondylosis or Cervical Osteoarthritis is a physical condition caused by the wear and tear of bones and cartilage in the neck (cervical vertebra) region. This degeneration of the bones and cartilage causes chronic neck pain and can disrupt simple day to day activities. Since this wear and tear...
  • Top 10 Tips for Mind and Body Wellness (Part-2)

    This is in continuation to 4. Restful sleep If we can avoid television and the use of electronic gadgets 30 minutes prior to sleep, we’ll be able to sleep better. Their use disturbs the sleep hormone melatonin, which adversely affects sleep. How about reserving the dining table for food...
  • Top 10 Tips for Mind and Body Wellness

    Do you feel that achieving both professional and personal excellence is like walking on the razor’s edge? When we are too driven to succeed at work, we tend to forget that we are humans and our body is not a machine – that it requires rest and love and has to be taken care of. Most of us...
  • Boost your Immunity with Yoga and Ayurveda

    Monsoon is one of the best seasons to watch Mother Nature reveal its true magnificence. From lush green mountainsides to joyfully flowing rivers, every inch and corner of the earth reflects pristine natural beauty. It is during this same mesmerizing season that one’s immunity levels are put to...
  • An Interview With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    Recently I had the honor to talk to one of India's most respected teachers Sri Sri Ravi Shankar while he was visiting the Art of Living Retreat Center in Boone, North Carolina. His mission and work has spread around the world as he offers yoga and meditation for a stress free world of peace. I wanted...
  • Get Focus with Yoga

    Wavering focus is one of the major causes for low productivity at work place or low grades at school and college. It is this same attribute that students, professionals, entrepreneurs and home-makers alike have been trying to achieve to uplift the quality of their lives. While lack of focus is mother...
  • Seven Essential Tips That Could Help Budding Lawyers Become Successful

    We all might secretly admire and look up to that one favourite lawyer we wish to be like. Their accomplishments amaze us and inspire us to strive to be as successful as they are. Isn’t success dear to all of us? Often, we have too high an ambition, little energy, and very little time to fulfill...
  • The Future Of Management

    Kailash Chandra Mishra, the Vice-Chancellor of Sri Sri University, is a celebrity in the world of finance. His achievements range from authoring more than 14 books on insurance and finance management to lecturing at Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Wharton, Connecticut University, and Manchester University...
  • Indian guru still hopes for peaceful way in Pakistan

    Washington (AFP) - The Indian guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's efforts to encourage peace in Pakistan ended in an armed attack, but he still believes dialogue is the best path with the Taliban. The globe-trotting yogi, known for his flowing hair and beard and perpetually sunny disposition, had brought...
  • Indian guru still hopes for peaceful way in Pakistan

    Washington (AFP) - The Indian guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's efforts to encourage peace in Pakistan ended in an armed attack, but he still believes dialogue is the best path with the Taliban. The globe-trotting yogi, known for his flowing hair and beard and perpetually sunny disposition, had brought...
  • Art of Living conducts programs for Kurdish parliament

    While fear and uncertainty looming over large part of Iraq, two Art of Living Faculty members Christoph Glaser and Mawahib Shaibani embarked on a mission. They began imparting leadership training and peace building initiatives to 35 Members of Parliament  in Arbil, Kurdistan, Iraq. The program...
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