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Cornell Entrepreneurship - Far Above the Summit

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 11.20.2015 | College
Randee Mia Berman

There's entre nous. There's entre' cote. And then there's entre-preneur. Just like the intimate just between us (entre nous) phrase and the succu...

Interview With a Beauty Expert: Mariale Marrero

Christina Scribner | Posted 10.13.2015 | Style
Christina Scribner

Born in Venezuela, Mariale Marrero is a makeup junkie turned beauty guru who started an all Spanish YouTube channel to cater to a neglected audience. Fast forward six years, her popularity is unreal.

My Honest Experience Meeting Amma, the Hugging Saint

Cathy Margel | Posted 09.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cathy Margel

I kept hearing about Amma. She just kept popping up in books and conversations. So when I found out she would be in NYC last month, I knew I had t...

Better Cycling Through Data: GURU Bike Fit System

Max Gladwell | Posted 07.01.2015 | Sports
Max Gladwell

The world runs on data. It can be qualitative or quantitative. It can provide insights, information, and direction. It can change industries or lead to scientific breakthroughs. On a day-to-day basis, the decisions we make in our professional and personal lives are being driven more and more by data.

The Yoga Generation Wants Yoga Without Dogma

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Yoga has grown up and shed its rustic ways. No longer a favorite of only the flower children, today's yoga is as mainstream as a spinning or Zumba...

5 Invisible Forces That Shape Your Life: The Guru Abides

Joan Moran | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

There are indeed more than five invisible forces that shape your life, however, if you have an appreciation of and value the invisible forces within yourself, you will be reminded of who you are and what you can accomplish.

Hip-Hop Legend DJ Premier Teams Up With Detroit's Own Royce Da 5'9" to Form PRhyme, Tour Set to Hit Ann Arbor

Kelly Frazier | Posted 04.25.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The recent chapter in the career of DJ Premier is PRhyme, a project he did with long time collaborator, Detroit emcee Royce Da 5'9", in which Premier sampled songs from the world-renown producer/composer Adrian Younge.

Bumper Stickers, the Original Status Updates

Mara Menachem | Posted 02.11.2015 | Comedy
Mara Menachem

My first bumper sticker, was pushed on me by my kids. All the other parents had bumper stickers with the name of their Miami school, and so I agreed to conform.

How to Make God Love You

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

Although the modern controversy over God centers on the famous headline from Time magazine, "Is God Dead?" this isn't really the key question. By defi...

Today's Buddha Doodle: The Ultimate Guru

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.27.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Primary

Marianne Williamson | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

I am a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from California District 33. There are a little over fifteen weeks before California's primary election on June 3, and a funny thing happened over the last couple of weeks. I became a footnote!

The Miracle Man: Medium John of God

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Shannon Kaiser

I've traveled to the remote South American town of Abadiânia, Brazil, with the belief that it is possible. I have arrived in this dusty, petite town, to pour my desperation into the man some arguably call the world's best healer.

Take the Bus... Not the Jet to Spiritual Enlightenment

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

This is an excellent period in your life to practice meditation, attend personal growth workshops or partake in a whole variety of spiritual experiences.

A Light Look at Naughty Gurus and Yoga's Five Steps of Suffering

James Brown | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

How does perception of another individual become so skewed that we are shocked when we learn of their mortal shortfalls? And why does seeing the dark side of a teacher hurt so much more than if the corner grocer or local barista does the same thing?

India's True Prosperity

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

Underneath modern India's booming economy and ever-more-commercialized spirituality, the mystery of consciousness, of Brahman, still exists. India is still a magical place.

How to Be Your Own Guru

Ora Nadrich | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

By connecting to your inner teacher, you can be your own guru first and foremost, and even if you choose to follow a guru, teacher or master, you always have yourself to check in with along the way to see if you're in agreement with their teaching or comfortable with the experience.

Are You A Guru Junkie?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

True teachers show us that it is possible to wake up and be free, but ultimately the truth is already within each of us and can never be given by another. Through meditation we connect to that inner guru, to the brilliance and radiance of who we truly are.

How to Complete All Your Facebook Tasks in Just 4 Hours: A Tim Ferriss Presentation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

"The 4-Hour Facebook" video provides insider tips on Instagramming your food, mastering FarmVille, ignoring Zynga Bingo, and much more so that you can set these measly four hours aside and make time for the truly important things in life.

Navigating the Spiritual Jungle

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 08.29.2012 | New York
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

Every human being has psychological blindspots, and to expect spiritual teachers not to have them, even if they are claiming enlightenment, is a set up for deep disillusionment down the road

My 3-Year-Old Guru: How Fatherhood Has Made Me a Better Hindu

Vineet Chander | Posted 08.17.2012 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Being a father has been a blessing in my life, yes, but it has also been a catalyst for my spiritual development in a way that I've never experienced before.

Ron Dicker

A New Approach For Gay Pride? | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

Tim Bennett and John Nash say gay pride should be celebrated on one agreed-upon day, "like the Fourth of July," and that the movement needs a new mark...

Deepak Chopra on How Technology Will Change the World for the Better (Video)

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Sharing his seemingly infinite wisdom, Chopra was the first guest during the special show, and he told me about his involvement in using technology to engage communities.

The Spiritual Upside To A Guru's Downfall

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 05.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Meryl Davids Landau

I'm aware that some traditions teach that gurus are unblemished, and that admiring the perfection in them is a way to glimpse God. But I personally go farther on my own spiritual path when I remember it's okay that I'm fallible, that wherever I am or whatever I've done is fine.

Oh Yoga! I Know That Change Is Gonna Come

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

We do need external teachers for a while to guide, teach and hone our understanding and skills. But, at some point, all a teacher can do is lead us inward. Like a big cosmic U-turn, the guru is ultimately only trying to lead us home.

3 Qualifications of a Yoga Teacher

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Alanna Kaivalya

When we have known great teachers and heeded their instructions, we are able to impart that wisdom to others.