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Ancient Wisdom

How Ancient Civilizations Fathomed The Unfathomable

Michael Mamas | Posted 10.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Mamas

There is a movement in the world today to re-enliven that ancient knowledge, to practice the techniques, and develop the technologies offered by that ancient wisdom. It promises a whole new relationship with life in harmony with Mother Nature.

An Extraordinary Library: The Lilly Library, Indiana University

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 09.30.2016 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

After living in the Midwest for about 30 years I really didn't know too much about Indiana -- it seemed like a nice state but my sense was that the state was pretty limited, culturally.

The Financial Crisis in Greece: A Spiritual Crisis in Disguise and an Urgent Call for Change

Maria Benardis | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Maria Benardis

Despite the financial crisis in Greece, there are many aspects of Greece that are not in crisis such as the beauty of its environment, food, history, culture and the hospitality of its people.

Eating High-Vibrational Foods for Good Health and Longevity

Maria Benardis | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Benardis

I recently released a book, Cooking and Eating Wisdom for Better Health , which awakens people to the ancient Greek wisdoms for cooking and eating for...

What the World Needs Is Love, Not Another New Diet

Maria Benardis | Posted 06.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Benardis

Did you know that the word diet derives from the Greek "diaita"? Meaning "way of life." Dietetics has existed since the days of Hippocrates in Greece...

Rumi's Call: Sacred Adventure to Awaken Your Soul

Laurie Seymour | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Laurie Seymour

I could hardly believe we were finally making this long-planned trip to Turkey. Much in the news today, Turkey sits at the intersection of Europe and Asia and borders the Middle East. It is unique in that it has been home for centuries to all three of the great "revealed" religions.

7 Ways To Tell If You're A Truly Humble Person

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

In a society where fortune favors the strong, modesty is often seen as a weakness. Climbing to the top of a corporate ladder is our modern version of ...

Summer Solstice and Ancient Wisdom

Linda E. Savage | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Feeling gratitude is a matter of where you choose to focus your attention and there is much during this time that can make us feel good. Gardens are blooming, weather is generally temperate, birds are singing their hearts out, and there is a feeling of fun and lightness among friends.

Let's Redefine Beauty, Radically

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.09.2014 | Style
Miriam Ava

We are the electric life force that traverses the universe. We are the magic we silently yearn for but don't dare to embrace fully, always... because we've been taught by the ancient, ongoing ping-pong of society and media to desire what they tell us... because we've been conditioned to be afraid to speak up and stand out.

Carolyn Gregoire

This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The West | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion

Hwansan Sunim had a pretty typical suburban American childhood. Born to Korean-American parents in Westchester County, N.Y., he grew up in Irvington, ...

8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living

The Earth may not be flat nor is it the center of the universe, but that doesn't mean old-world intellectuals got everything wrong. In fact, in recent...

Initiating the Paradigm of Interconnectedness

Carsten Sudhoff | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Carsten Sudhoff

What is truly astonishing is the observable convergence between the various scientific fields on the one hand and the world's ancient wisdom traditions on the other.

The Holiday Habit That's Making You Unhappy

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

More money, more problems? It might just be true. Americans today, compared to 55 years ago, own twice as many cars and eat out twice as much per pers...

Sun Worship

Donna Henes | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

For many millennia, the moon reigned supreme and was worshipped as divine. Although the sun has been venerated to some degree in practically every culture in the world, a highly developed worship of the sun is comparatively rare.

Spiritual Sex: Quechua Wisdom

Linda E. Savage | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

I have just returned from Peru and there is so much to share about my two weeks in this incredibly beautiful country. However, what I really want to write about is a bit of what I learned about their cosmologies.

Fes Forum 2011: Finding A Soul For Globalization

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The wisdom of the heart, of love and of poetry must be acknowledged, even in a scientific quest for truth

Discovery of the Continent of Emotion

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

By Carol Smaldino, CSW Commentary on David Brooks' op-ed "The New Humanism" in The New York Times on Monday, March 7, 2011. According to David Brook...

To Find the Love of Your Life, Know Your Dosha!

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

Long before any love compatibility formulas were even a twinkle in the cosmos, philosophers and scientists in Ancient India devised a system of health care called "Ayurveda." Within this holistic system lies everything we need to know about love.