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Why does the death of a gorilla hurt us so much?

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 06.06.2016 | Science
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H.

Thirty years ago, the killing of a gorilla in a zoo would have barely been noticed except by the people closest to the animal. Today, however, the sho...

The Third-Eye Chakra: The Kingpin of the Chakra System

Ellen Tadd | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Tadd

The following post is adapted from THE WISDOM OF THE CHAKRAS: TOOLS FOR NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITY OF LIFE (Lantern Books) by Ellen Tadd. The third ey...

An Introduction to the Wisdom of the Chakras: Tools for Navigating the Complexity of Life

Ellen Tadd | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ellen Tadd

The following post is adapted from THE WISDOM OF THE CHAKRAS: TOOLS FOR NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITY OF LIFE (Lantern Books) by Ellen Tadd. Some people ...

One Way Your Ego Trips You Up

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 04.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

So every time we judge or find fault with another we are reinforcing a sense of separateness and isolation, we are allowing ego to create a gap between us, to make one better than the other.

The Interconnection Between Love and Feng Shui

Karalyne Martinez | Posted 03.07.2016 | Religion
Karalyne Martinez

With spring cleaning, many people may find that they surround themselves with furniture where there is really a need for love. Consider your furniture...

The Practice of Giving: Why, How and What

Doyeon Park | Posted 12.28.2015 | Religion
Doyeon Park

At this time of year, many people give and receive holiday gifts. It's a wonderful opportunity to express one's love and care.

How to Be Grateful When Bombs Are Falling

Trish Kinney | Posted 11.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Trish Kinney

This morning I received this essay from Judi Cohen, a meditation and mindfulness teacher whose focus is training attorneys and judicial system workers...

5 Vital Signs of Spiritual Life on a College Campus

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.23.2015 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

"What is honored in a country will be cultivated," Plato said, and this is true for spirituality within the university setting. It cannot just be talked about on the margins, spirituality must be at the heart of the campus.

Connecting It All Together on Your Path to Genius: Connessione! Your Health Destiny Meets How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci Series: Part 7

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

"This is the real miracle, that all shapes, all colors, all images of every part of the universe are concentrated in a single point." -- Leonardo Da V...

Who Are You, People of Israel?

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 07.19.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

Time and again, Jews are persecuted and terrorized. Being Jewish myself, I often ponder the purpose of this relentless agony. Some believe that the atrocities of WWII are unimaginable today.

It's a Small World After All

Danielle Posa | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

We never know exactly how many people are listening to what we say, watching what we do, or reading what we post... but we'd be crazy to think that it's anything less than a whole lot.

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 2)

Menas C. Kafatos | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Menas C. Kafatos

Not only have we become disconnected from each other, our over-connected and technologically driven culture has led us being disconnected from nature!

Where Does Intuitive Information Come From?

Cindy Griffith-Bennett | Posted 04.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cindy Griffith-Bennett

As the rivers flowing east and west Merge in the sea and become one with it, Forgetting they were ever separate streams, So do all creatures lose thei...

Direct Action on Racism, Poverty, and War: An Honest Attempt to Honor MLK

Nourish International | Posted 03.21.2015 | Impact
Nourish International

Today there isn't a more fondly remembered and respected public figure than King, but did our opinion of him change because we embraced his ideas of radical justice, or did we simply forget them?

Redefining Happiness in India

Smita Malhotra, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2015 | Impact
Smita Malhotra, M.D.

So how can we learn to live with less? And maybe we should all be asking ourselves the question, "what is the definition of a good life?"

Globalization of Knowledge via the Internet

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 02.01.2015 | Education
Sriya Chakravarti

We have come far in our quest for education. The journey of knowledge and exploration is quite fascinating and deeply speaks about the interconnectedness and the interdependence of the world.

When You Are Sad, Clean up the Trash

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Grete DeAngelo

I've recently been feeling blocked by some sadness in my personal life. I'm a writer, but I needed wordless time to process what was happening, to sto...

Miranda July's New App Will Turn The World Into A Miranda July Film

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.28.2014 | Arts

Now you can turn your text conversations into performance art!

3 Lessons About Loneliness That Gave Me Profound Peace

Smita Malhotra, M.D. | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Smita Malhotra, M.D.

At some point in our lives, we will all feel lonely. Whether it is feeling left out in grade school or the isolation of old age, loneliness is inevitable.

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.

Leadership: Always for and Sometimes Within

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 04.09.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

It is a true ongoing test of a leader to stand always for and sometimes within their community, judging each moment and determining an appropriate response, acting with devotion and temerity, even and especially when it is uncomfortable.

Sochi Olympics: Issues, Beauty and Humanity

Catherine Cussaguet | Posted 04.08.2014 | Denver
Catherine Cussaguet

One part of me would like to ask: "Can we just watch the spectacular beautiful moments and forget about the issues around the Sochi Games?" I don't think so.

We Are All Connected

Gopi Kallayil | Posted 02.16.2014 | Technology
Gopi Kallayil

I am walking along the banks of the Yamuna River in Brindavan, India. Every Bhagavad-Gita-quoting pundit-philosopher here is happy to talk to me about...

Disruption in the World of Commerce

Lolly Daskal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

Up to now, our commerce has been based on explosive consumption and unpredictability, which is unsustainable on any front. The disruption of commerce connects freedom to vitality and well-being.

The Constant of Change: Finding Meaning in Storms

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 09.19.2013 | TED Weekends
Tina Gerhardt

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpg"Change is the one thing that is truly certain and inevitable," Seaman says, "its time we learn to let go and recognize that we are in servitude to each other."