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Stephanie B.

Los Angeles, California
I am a well-being coach, energy healer and hypnotherapist. I have a fun, down-to-earth approach. ============================== Please check out my yoga blog, Namasteph: www.namasteph.com ============================== P.S. If something I have said in a topic here inspires you to want to email me privately to discuss, may I suggest you post your response publicly? I am here to help build the community. I would prefer to not get into private email exchanges over topics as this does not benefit... Full Bio
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What's your favorite place to surf? by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Surfing I haven't really had an opportunity to surf in many places: only Hawaii, California, and Washington state. My favorite place is Hawaii, of course. The water is warm, the waves ... Read on »
Big Wave Surfing by Stephanie B. Posted in: General Discussion in Surfing If you could, would you ever surf a big wave? I often watch those big wave surfers with much fascination and a little envy. I know I will never be able to surf one of those ma ... Read on »
Being an Authentic Woman by Stephanie B. 35 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body As a woman with an opinion, I have had periods in my life where other people (WOMEN, primarily) get on my case for having an opinion. When they do this, however, they always ... Read on »
Less Computer, More Yoga by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I got into this wonderful habit over vacation of doing yoga right before bedtime. I would not watch a video, I would just do whatever poses I felt called to do, in a very me ... Read on »
Chinese Herbs by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Complementary & Alternative Medicine An important part of my acupuncture treatments was always the prescription of Chinese herbs by my acupuncturists. These herbs often came in "tea pill" form - little tiny dark ... Read on »
10 Secrets to Looking Younger (???) - Click to Read by Stephanie B. 5 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body I'm not sure why this article was included in the Mind-Body feed, but I felt compelled to comment. It's a bunch of the same old rehashed advice you hear in beauty magazines al ... Read on »
A Light in Meditation by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation Today I went to the service at the Agape International Spiritual Center in Los Angeles. After the sermon, we are led in a healing meditation. Today while I was meditating duri ... Read on »
Article: 12 Little Changes (Click Title to Read) by Stephanie B. Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body This is a nice article with some ideas on little things to change in the new year instead of big resolutions. All of these suggestions really have to do with being in integrit ... Read on »
Toxic Manicures? by Stephanie B. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Massage/Spa I have never gotten a manicure; I have hated nailpolish since I was a child. Whenever I put it on, I felt like my nails were suffocating. Well, I was right. Nail polish ... Read on »
Why are you interested in Mind-Body? by Stephanie B. 5 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Mind-Body I see all sorts of people joining the Mind-Body community but mostly everyone is quiet. So I am curious: Why are you here? What interests you in the area of Mind-Body? What do ... Read on »
Sanskrit vs. English by Stephanie B. 30 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga I recently suggested to someone here that we should try to include the English names of the poses and not just Sanskrit. I want to explain my position on this (you are free ... Read on »
"Inappropriate Yoga Guy" by Stephanie B. 8 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga There's a video on YouTube poking fun at guys who hit on girls in yoga class (though I thought the girl in the video was just as annoying). So what do you think of people me ... Read on »
Meridians - Pathways of Energy by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The underlying theory behind acupuncture and related disciplines is that the body has a series energetic pathways called meridians that act as pathways for life force energy ... Read on »
Osho - The Controversial Meditation Guru by Stephanie B. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation For fans of Osho, there is a new Google "widget" that allows you to view a new Osho meditation on your home page every day. Osho has been very controversial guru, however ... Read on »
12 Yays of Christmas by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body (Click on the title to read the article.) Here are some humorous tips for enjoying Christmas. I am going to add my own - I'm taking some time to meditate on the past year and ... Read on »
Yoga in Times Square by Stephanie B. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga This is an interesting article about a group of people practicing yoga in the middle of Times Square. I think this is an interesting project and would love to see it; I'm not ... Read on »
What is your favorite kind of yoga? by Stephanie B. 6 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Yoga There are many different flavors of yoga: "generic" hatha yoga, kundalini, iyengar, bikram, sivananda, asthanga, vinyasa flow, etc. What is your favorite style of yoga? Read on »
Breathing by Stephanie B. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I'm working on doing more deep breathing throughout the day. As part of this I am becoming more aware of my posture and how I am carrying my body. By doing some deep breathing ... Read on »
Finding happiness by Stephanie B. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body Finding happiness is a difficult prospect for many people. Even here in America, the most prosperous country in the world, many people are not happy. This should tell us som ... Read on »
Will you be making any New Year's Resolutions? by Stephanie B. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Mind-Body Each year, we are encouraged to come up with New Year's resolutions as a means of starting the new year off right. Of course, then all the magazines and newspapers come out wi ... Read on »