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How to Be a Lucky Bitch in 2012

Courtney Cachet | Posted 02.29.2012 | Impact
Courtney Cachet

The same opportunities are available for all of us, but the lucky ones see them and pursue them. Be open to meeting new people and taking chances.

Are There Limits to Forgiveness?

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Michael Sigman

I love Buddhism and I'm all for forgiveness among us flawed humans. But only after unrepentant mass murderers who outstrip every definition of evil Webster's can muster are, to paraphrase President Obama, taken off the field.

Karma Repair for Filmmakers Deadline: New Years Eve

Lee Schneider | Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Have you made a nasty slasher film recently, or know somebody who has? Have you wondered whether it's time to turn your creative output toward good? I'd like to offer some karma repair.

Bad Karma: Alleged Shoplifters Become Crime Victims

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Weird News

OGDEN, Utah -- Police in Utah say a vehicle was burglarized outside an Ogden store while its owners were being accused of shoplifting from the busines...

Karma: What Goes Around Comes Around?

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Everything we say and do determines what's going to happen to us in the future. Whether we act honestly, dishonestly, help or hurt others, it all gets recorded and manifests as a karmic reaction either in this life or a future life.

Why Good Things Happen To Bad People

Derek Rydall | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

This week, pay closer attention to the consciousness behind your actions. Become aware of when your actions are in alignment with your deeper beliefs and when they contradict them.

Is Karma Real? Explaining Why Bad Things Happen

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Because suffering is part of human life, everyone asks why it exists, and the answers we give to ourselves make a great deal of difference.

Pay it Forward!

Peter Baksa | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

By observing your thoughts and remaining open, humble and choosing your state of mind wisely, you are in essence paying it forward.

Karma and Psychology: Connecting the Dots

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

Whatever we are experiencing in the present moment is both the fruition of our previous karma and the planting of seeds for future karma.

The Nature Of Reality And The Long-Distance Relationship

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion
Wendi L. Adamek

I'm about to get on a plane to see my partner. We haven't seen each other in four months. Well, OK, we've seen each other virtually every day for four months. On Skype, of course.

Karma: Is it Woo-Woo, or Is it Real?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

The concept of karma has taken root in our culture. It's come from ancient Indian religions to become a 21st century pop culture term.

Karma, Christ, Whatever?

Christian Smith | Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion
Christian Smith

We have come in America today to a very different world, which we might call liberal whateverism. This outlook reacts against sectarian conflict by dramatically discounting the claims of religion.

The Evolving Understanding Karma

Thomas David DuBois | Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion
Thomas David DuBois

Buddhism has no single dogmatic view of karma. Unlike Western religious traditions, Buddhism is extremely fluid in its teaching, and assumes that people will gradually move towards more sophisticated understanding of the truth.

Hinduism, Vegetarianism, And New Jersey's Most Costly Samosas

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 09.28.2011 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

As a vegetarian Hindu in a meat-eating world, I know that I run the risk of eating things that aren't 100 percent vegetarian. Going to the grocery store seems more like a trip to the library some days, as I pore over fine-print labels.

Recovery Through The Higher Power Of Karma

Kevin Griffin | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

Addicts are in a hurry. We expect results now. Recovery doesn't work like that. The Law of Karma doesn't deliver results on our timeline. For an addict, this can be torture, but it's all part of the recovery process,

The Glorious Karmic Justice Of Lebron James And The NBA Finals

Bryan Maygers | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Bryan Maygers

As someone who has studied Buddhism (read: slightly above Wikipedia-level knowledge), I see several important concepts that resonate in the outcome of the series.

The Yoga Of Cooking And Eating

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 08.03.2011 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

I'm not referring to the yoga practice where you try to turn yourself into a pretzel. I am sticking to the original meaning of the term, to harness or bind back. Yoga means you are trying to reconnect with the divine.

Poetry: The Shore

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Here, look at their bodies. Even clothed, their skin is near to the surface, JWoww's powerful breasts, Mike's self-exposed abs.

The Ripple Effect Of Common Courtesy

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

I believe that mindfulness laced with consideration for others executed at the smallest scale can actually change the world. Usually we tell people to think bigger, but in this case maybe thinking smaller could be very powerful.

The Unspoken Rule Of Reciprocity

Amy Chan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

There is an unspoken rule of reciprocity that people either a) respect and participate in, b) are oblivious to, or c) choose to ignore.

The Problem With Karma: Notes From The Conflict In Sri Lanka

Amarnath Amarasingam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Amarnath Amarasingam

Faith that karma will mete out punishment with mathematical certainty may work against the potential for remorse, regret or reconciliation.

Raising Power And Energy To Meet The Challenge Of Living

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

Maybe we can mix some of the wisdom our ancient cultures with our unprecedented modern knowledge and create the ground for happiness and fulfillment in our lives.

The New Generation Of Karma Junkies

Yael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yael Cohen

What's with the boom in charity work in recent years? What is it about contemporary society that has everyone taking up the good fight and lending a hand with the perils of the world?

Facebook: A Spiritual Experience?

Kelley Harrell | Posted 06.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

I often wonder if people considered that every status update they enter alters the collective consciousness of the planet, if they would say something more authentic?

Is Everything Karma?

Natasha Dern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

Karma, in the world of form, manifests as gain and loss, disgrace and praise, happiness and misery.