I remember when I was a teenager, already 5'11, and someone would refer to me as "big" and I would feel a pang of self-rejection and then correct them: "I'm not big, I'm tall." How did "big" become such a dirty word as a description for a woman?
We learn to choose love, grace, and forgiveness from receiving the painful slap of the alternative, and sometimes from delivering that slap, and experiencing firsthand the painful taste it leaves in our hearts.
Deciding to start a business is a lot like standing on the edge of a cliff and deciding to jump with the hope that you don't hit the water down below in a way that causes permanent damage (in this case, to your career growth).
What exactly is a "digital native" and more importantly, what should we non-"digital native" educators do to help students manage their online identities? That's a question Youth Radio--an Oakland-based, youth-driven media production company--set out to answer, by developing curriculum resources that prepare teachers to nurture conscious youth in the digital world.
Though I expect more from our whole society, I am saddened and outraged that most of the executions in our country are carried out by states that are predominately Christian. In Georgia, people who claim to follow Jesus are largely responsible for executing Warren Hill.
Sometimes, fate needs to knock you right over to get you to pay attention. That's what it took for me to be mindful.
The "hard problem" as you probably know is actually a phrase referring to the problem of accounting for consciousness. Most things are not conscious. This table we are sitting at isn't conscious. Vegetables aren't conscious. We are conscious, and nobody understands how we do that; physically, scientifically or metaphysically. Nobody really knows; and that's the "hard problem."
If you're not into something, you're not into something. It's simple. You don't go places you don't want to go. You don't hang out with people you don't want to hang out with.
Taking a stand is urgent. Using our voice is imperative. We cannot afford to neglect service to others for the sake of humankind.
What works best in terms of performance and results is constantly changing and evolving with each new generation. Those who desire to succeed at the highest levels are always searching for a greater understanding about how this is accomplished.
In Changing the World From Within, Eckhart Tolle speaks to Suza about the violence in our world -- and how human beings can lose their sense of humanity and empathy, inflicting suffering on one another.
The internet is filled to bursting with advice on how to be happy, but have you ever tried being unhappy? In this humorous and insightful TEDx talk, D...
Your mom, before she was a mom, was the best sleeper of all. When we were younger, she'd sleep so hard and so late. I remember going into her room on weekend mornings and begging her to "wake up! wake up!"
Inorganic or flawed happiness has a temporary effect like fast food. Its tastes good at first but does nothing for the soul of the body.
It is easy to be kind when we are feeling wonderful about life, when we're feeling buoyantly inspired, or luminous in love, or poignantly connected to...
Each one of us draws good lessons or teachings of life from experiences which hopefully we apply in our everyday life decisions and actions.
Asking yourself the following questions will do just that: clue you in to your own behaviors, positive and negative, and help you see where you can alter your life in little ways that will make a big difference.
On my 40th birthday I felt as if I was turning 100. Worn out from my middle child's sudden death five months prior, I was fragile and tired. Ten years later I am a different woman in all regards and as I sit here kissing 50 I'm feeling rather youthful.
Divine consciousness is simply transformation. It is to know a salvation that is real...that is now...that is connected to the very real, and sometimes, very harsh realities of your life. Like your past you can't forgive or the future you worry about almost constantly. And, the present which you miss too frequently.
This past Sunday morning I gave a workshop on the Bhagavad Gita for my friends' yoga teacher training in Paris. It had been planned since last fall, l...