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Existence

The Search for Identity

Maria X. Liu | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Maria X. Liu

As we continue to digitalize our presence, our "self" moves further into a digital space. We are struggling to define ourselves in a space that doesn't exist, it is overwhelming.

The 5 Stages of My Queer Existential Dread

Sidney Chase | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sidney Chase

There's a certain kind of burden that comes with being born outside the safety bubble of heteronormativity that leaves you feeling constantly vulnerable.

Taking Personal Reality Seriously (Including Yours)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, MD In college, a time-honored theme for assigning term papers is to discuss appearance versus reality, which can be applied to ques...

A Brief Overview of Islamic Theology

Rafee Al-Mansur | Posted 01.19.2016 | Religion
Rafee Al-Mansur

Basically, 99% of Islam is the belief that there is One Supreme Being and Creator that is entirely other than the universe, and upon which the entirety of the universe is dependent.

The 'Real' You Has Layers And That's OK (Glorious, Actually)

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 01.08.2016 | OWN

Imagine a woman. Clammily searching for words, any words, to say to the friendly wedding guest seated beside her. Then, the next day, snarking out lou...

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerman...

Why It's Important to Celebrate Our Existence

Tami Shaikh | Posted 10.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tami Shaikh

Note: The contents of this post may be sensitive for readers. It isn't by getting out of the world that we become enlightened, but by getting into th...

Conscious Parenting: Raising a Child to Find Their Soul's Purpose (Part 1)

Maimah Karmo | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

The evening after I'd given birth to my daughter, I sat in the hospital bed and held her in my arms, unsteadied by the responsibility that lay before me.

Evolution Will Change How You See the World

Lawrence Rifkin | Posted 09.10.2015 | Science
Lawrence Rifkin

When the idea of evolution sinks in - really sinks in - evolution hits home with power and an emotional rush.

A Better Answer to "Who Am I?"

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

The casual belief that "I" is very easy to define comes from everyday life. Everyone uses the word all the time, which gives a false sense of security. "I" is the first person, the experiencer. We hang all kinds of labels on it.

Breaking Good 2

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2013 | TV
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

People might say: the finale was anti-climactic. Of course, it was. The show itself was the climax: we have witnessed Walter White climb the vertical of existential freedom for five seasons. But the agony-ecstasy of living has to eventually end. And tonight it did...

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.

The Meaning of Life -- Or at Least University Life

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.14.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

It is precisely the minutia, the day to day, the way in which you get from the first day of school to the day you graduate that will define the quality of your answer to that question: "What does it all mean?"

Why Do Evil and Suffering Exist?

Jeffrey Small | Posted 03.08.2013 | TED Weekends
Jeffrey Small

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoCan we combine the insights from religion and science in making sense of death and suffering?

I Am, You Are, We Are... Connected

Gaia | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Gaia

What's wrong with our world? What can we do about it? These two questions shaped the profound documentary I Am, produced by Tom Shadyac, director, screenwriter and producer.

Why 'A Universe From Nothing' Should Mean Everything

Rebecca Searles | Posted 10.24.2012 | Science
Rebecca Searles

Just think: Right now, you are the universe reflecting on itself (it doesn't get much more meta than that). To choose to see that as "nothing" would be the biggest travesty of all.

WATCH: What Is An Eye-Opening Experience You've Had? From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | Home

Deepak Chopra, expert in mind-body medicine, shared his eye-opening experience with me when we met on this week's episode of Mondays With Marlo. Ch...

Why You Should Live Humbly

Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.12.2012 | Religion
Craig Kanalley

Remember where you came from and those who helped you get to where you are. You yourself are unique, but you come from elsewhere, not from yourself. Remember that. Be thankful for that. Be humble.

The Missing Piece

Irene Tanner | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Have you ever been stuck in the middle of a puzzle, jigsaw or not, wondering if the next piece -- thought or action -- will be the one that helps complete the picture?

I Am: Therefore God Is

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
Deepak Chopra

Deepak talks about the role of consciousness and the observer in creation. These and other topics are discussed in his new book co-authored with Leona...

WATCH: Deepak Chopra On The Relationship Between Body And Spirit

Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion

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War and Peace: Re-Starting Life By Reading Books

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

How should we live? I look for answers in books. And War and Peace is a source to be mined again and again, a book that will never grow dusty for the re-start it offers.

You Are Magnificent (VIDEO)

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sebastian Siegel

The nature of existence is to BE fully present without thinking: Zen. We've already died, and so we only risk not being here, now.

Eclipse of Expectations (Spoiler-Proof Review)

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Following is a 10-point review of Eclipse by a 40-year old Twilight-cult virgin.

Why Do We Exist? Experiments Hold the Answer

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Lanza, M.D.

We scientists have looked at the world for so long that we no longer challenge its reality. Here is the Universe: our sense organs perceive atoms and galaxies to some 14 billion light-years.