Cultivating Gratitude In the Face of Challenges

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | December 5th, 2008 | 1 Comment
topic: Conscious Living News, Inspirational Media

Every week we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live green, be healthy, and connect with your sense of spirituality. Read our roundup for info that just helps you live better.

Green Living

Killer Kicks From Recycled Yoga Mats, Ohm-M-G!

Form and Fauna creates stylish lines of women’s shoes from sustainable and renewable resources. The heels are made from bamboo or other regenerative woods and the insoles and lining come from recycled yoga mats. (GreenUPGRADER)

Mind-Body Fitness

Fit Tip: Create an Intention For Every Workout

One of great things about yoga is the tradition of setting an intention for each practice. An intention is something that you revisit whenever your mind starts wandering away from the present, and this is a great thing to include in your everyday workouts to stay focused. (FitSugar)

Health & Wellness

The Yoga Diet: Foods That Burn Fat – 3 Perfect Meals

Each of these meals will aid in healthy digestion and keep your body energized. They all include the 6 tastes (called rasas) in Ayurveda—pungent, bitter, astringent, sweet, salty, and sour—which should be present in every meal so that your body can respond to food properly, without feeling deprived of any taste. (IYogaLife)

Personal Growth

25 Gentle Reminders to Cultivate Your Gratitude Attitude

The economy isn’t stunning, and climate change just keeps on changing. But in spite of great challenges, there are also plenty of things going on in the world – and in your life – to be thankful for. Here’s a list of some of the things for which I’m thankful. 25, to be exact, but there are so many more that could be added to the list. I hope you’ll share what you’re thankful for, as well. (EcoSalon)


  1. I’m not really a yoga person, but I have been wanting to get into exercising more. I ride my bike everywhere and that’s the only exercise I get, but I don’t think it’s enough. Anyway the article about using intentions for each workout interests me. What is the theory behind that? Just that giving your workout a purpose will motivate you?

    Melissa | December 5th, 2008 | Comment Permalink

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