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How Memes Are Hurting Trauma Survivors

Margaret Howard | Posted 02.09.2016 | Impact
Margaret Howard

Here's the thing about this saying, attributed to Lao Tzu (just below, in quotes), and others like it, which are very popular on the interwebs: It's (...

3 Signs You're Ready for More Woo Woo in Your Life

Katie Craig | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Katie Craig

Woo woo. New Age. Metaphysical. Esoteric. Spiritual. Mysterious. Are you curious about candles, crystals, divination, and working with the cycles...

3 Ways to Stay True to Yourself in a Noisy World

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Awadalla

Tools that give me the confidence that I know I need and the maturity I've developed in order to go after what I want without falling into the same mistakes I made in the past.

The Global Implications Of The Marc Gafni Scandal

Carolyn Baker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Baker

Given his sordid reputation, I assume that Gafni is a lost cause, and therefore, I am not taking him to task, but rather the purveyors of "solar spirituality" who refuse to engage with the dark side of human nature.

How to Feel More Alive in One Sentence

Will Ellis | Posted 01.21.2016 | Religion
Will Ellis

Spirituality often gets a bad rap these days, but the latin root of the word "spiritual" is spiritus, which means "breath." Our breath is the essence of being alive as a human being, so you could look at spirituality as a path to feel more alive in every moment.

How I Gradually Lost My Religious Faith As I Grew Older

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

When did this happen? When did I lose faith in the fundamental beliefs of Christianity that I'd been raised to respect? What caused me to lean toward atheism? Did I miss something in confirmation class?

3 Ways to Create Your Own Ethos and Find Bliss

Mark W. Guay | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark W. Guay

Your rite of passage came with your first breath. And breathe deep my friends, because the air is as crisp as a fresh apple.

Remembering New Age Publishing Pioneer and Friend Jeremy Tarcher

Jamie Court | Posted 09.29.2015 | Books
Jamie Court

The countless hours he spent nurturing, noodling, editing, and revising I can only hope to pay forward and make resonant for those younger and with less experience.

Why Sedona Is Way Too Cool for Me

Molly Patrick | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Molly Patrick

It was a classic chia eating, kombucha drinking new age cafe scene. The type that makes you feel like the cool pill was passed around right when you g...

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Greg Archer | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Greg Archer

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.

What Do You Believe In?

Sister Jenna | Posted 08.12.2015 | OWN
Sister Jenna

I would like to briefly share with you the moment that I was introduced to Belief, and the journey I have been on since.

Michael Jordan's Mindfulness Meditation Coach: The Secret Weapon of Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant and You

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Woo-woo or not, compassion is needed today more than ever, and perhaps mindfulness can help bring us there. Through Mumford's book, we can all learn to be Mindful Athletes in our day-to-day lives.

Getting Rid of My Act

Dean Opperman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Comedy
Dean Opperman

Far from being the leafy path to serenity, self help became the greasy downhill slide into insanity. I didn't snap out of it until I realized I was wrapping my legs in seaweed and singing to the seals as part of a Loon Point yoga-thin.

Now, Here, This.

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy If you were in Manhattan in 2012 you may have had the chance to see a musical written by Hunter Bell and Susan Blackwell, with mu...

Infinite Possibilities

Sarah Liddle | Posted 06.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Liddle

Infinite possibilities, Twirl, Tinker, And bring forth Sharp ideas, Soulful plans, A kingdom beyond form, Infinite possibilites, Light my way, Immo...

This Artist, And Her Nifty Handmade Machine, Will Photograph Your Aura

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts

Photographs shed light on many aspects of our external appearance -- weird shadows, stray hairs, awkward smiles, lingering food particles between your...

Jesus: The Original "New Age" Thinker

Steve McSwain | Posted 02.09.2015 | Religion
Steve McSwain

I think a second reason Christians label me as a "New Age" person is because I frequently refer to God as "she" about as often as I do "he." Why? It is because God is neither.

Halloween, Scorpio, Reincarnation and the Birth of Astrology

Gahl Eden Sasson | Posted 12.30.2014 | Religion
Gahl Eden Sasson

The goal of life is death --Sigmund Freud If you live in the Northern hemisphere, and if you are lucky enough to reside ...

Children Of Pagan Families Don't Always Stick With The Faith

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 08.02.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Oh, the kids. They don’t know the history. They don’t know how hard it was in the old days. And many ditch their spiritual upbringing for...

LOOK: 10 Years Of Burning Man Temples Show The Playa's Spiritual Side

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion

Burning Man is that wild, uproarious desert party that hits the Nevada desert every August. But to call it a party alone is to miss the critical spiri...

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!

Marianne Williamson for Congress: A New Age for American Politics?

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

Marianne Williamson is running for Congress. If you aren't one of her half a million social media followers or don't frequent the New Age bookstores and "wellness centers" in which her books are runaway bestsellers, you might have missed the news.

5 Lessons Learned From A Very Unlikely Source

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 12.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Virtues are our moral duties to each other and to ourselves. And as with any other precious element of life, virtues must be shared to be felt. Extend your highest virtues, your greatest parts of your self, and gift them to the world to feel them grow in your heart.

Karma Yoga and Down Dog

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

In Karma yoga, we look to our thoughts, words and deeds. If they are bringing us peace and happiness, then we are on the right path.

Who Poses the Greater Threat:  Unruly Dogs or Unruly Owners?

John F. Ince | Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy
John F. Ince

For the fifth time in five years, I was attacked by a dog.