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Oneness

Do You Have Time for Change?

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

One of the things that amazes me as I look out my window and into the wooded hills and ravines surrounding my home is that every day, the view is different. The landscape changes. Buds unfurl into leaves. Leaves explode with color, wither and fall.

The Answer to Employee Engagement

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 12.04.2014 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

The statistics that have emerged about U.S. employee engagement are eye-opening: Seventy percent of U.S. employees say they are not engaged at work. Strangely, few managers have a strategy to deal with the problem.

Oneness: The Essence of Ethics

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

What you need to know is that the principles we teach are not new. They are the underlying principles shared by all the major spiritual traditions. They have been forged in the furnace of time and withstood the light of the ages.

How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

Often when I hear people talk about how to develop a culture of innovation, the keys proposed are passion, autonomy, collaboration and trust (PACT). Passion, in particular, has become the darling of hiring managers

Two Ways Entrepreneurs and CEOs Mistake Growth for Value

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

Whether in a small or mid-size entrepreneurial business or a major corporation, the CEO sets the vision and direction for the company. But is there real value in the vision? Is the entire company focused on creating that value? Does the company culture support adding value?

What The Mindful Revolution Means To Me (Part 1)

Logan Gardner | Posted 12.28.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Logan Gardner

A Moment: I am laying on a park bench in a valley in Nichols Arboretum, staring up at the canopy above. Sunlight strikes the dancing leaves, turni...

An Inner Revolution Has Already Begun

Steve Farrell | Posted 12.17.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Steve Farrell

An inner revolution started decades ago. You've probably been a part of it, at least in some small way, and probably don't even know. Yoga began ...

Jesus Doesn't Have a Tribe, But Do We?

Mick Mooney | Posted 12.13.2014 | Religion
Mick Mooney

God is Love. He has no tribe, no army. Rather, he has the world in its entirety in his hands. A humanity as a whole that he loves. Jesus came to break the belief in tribes.

Jealousy Is Impoverishing Us and Our World, So Let's Do Something About It

Beth Green | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

At a time in our world's history when our survival and well being are threatened by severe climate change, addiction, stress and unhappiness, we cannot waste another moment envying those who have something to offer us or withholding support from those whose gifts could benefit our world.

Leading From Within Requires Knowing Who You're Not

Ratanjit S. Sondhe | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Ratanjit S. Sondhe

I often say that before you can lead others, you have to be able to lead yourself. To do that, you need to know yourself. We think we are leading ourselves when, in fact, we are not. This mistake occurs because of a fundamental misunderstanding of who we are.

An Interview With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.13.2014 | Religion
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Recently I had the honor to talk to one of India's most respected teachers Sri Sri Ravi Shankar while he was visiting the Art of Living Retreat Center...

The Inside and Outside of Compassion

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 08.16.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Even without direct contact, we can still cultivate a general feeling of human connection at spiritual and emotional levels through being committed to expanding our empathy and sense of oneness with all beings.

Did Nelson Mandela Give Us Something to Think About This Easter weekend?

Steve Farrell | Posted 06.19.2014 | Impact
Steve Farrell

The Easter message focuses on resurrection, the denial of death and the assertion of life. It is about living in the light, moving beyond idols with limited possibility, forgiveness and living our highest possibility connected to the Divine. But is this a message we embrace?

A Yogi Embraces Pope Francis

Sister Jenna | Posted 05.08.2014 | Religion
Sister Jenna

As I approach my upcoming birthday, I am drawn to remember Pope Francis. There are moments that touch our lives and I remember where I was on March...

Faith Communities Stress Moral Dimension of Carbon Pollution at EPA

Peter Adriance | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion
Peter Adriance

What drove me and more than fifteen representatives of other faith communities to deliver compelling testimonies at a hearing of the Environmental Protection Agency last week? The need for robust carbon standards for new power plants in the United States.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 9

Carol Simone | Posted 12.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

Today marks the 65th year I've been breathing on the planet. And, let me tell you, it's been quite a journey... one not for the faint-hearted, but one filled with grit and grace, overwhelming beauty, dizzying despair, incredible inspiration and as much drama and comedy as my ego could possibly drum up.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 8

Carol Simone | Posted 12.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

There is so much beauty all around you. Open up, take a deep breath and let it in! Let every moment be a meditation.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 7

Carol Simone | Posted 12.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

Close your eyes and take several deep breaths. As you breathe into your body, notice there is the you who is breathing and also there is someone else quietly noticing you breathing. This part of you is watching over you, always has been and always will.

The World Is One Organism

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 12.03.2013 | Religion
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Just like within us there are billions of cells with their independent existence that collectively make up our existence, all the billions of people and other creatures make up the Being of this world.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 5

Carol Simone | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

Whenever we separate out from anything, it is because of some kind of fear. Name your fears, cast them out, and go deeper. You can do it! Be be devoted to the cause!

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 3

Carol Simone | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

You are not the ongoing story in your mind. Who you really are is much greater: eternal, limitless, free, all-loving. The mind's story, or the ego self, exists by reflecting on the past or future and constantly comparing itself in an effort to bring new drama to its elusive existence.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 2

Carol Simone | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

So if your intention is to make this invocation process happen you have to be vigilant in listening to your thoughts, breathing in the positive ones, and letting go of the negatives ones as fast as possible.

Life Satisfaction May Depend On This One Thing

Beth Green | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

If we are willing to admit that we see ourselves in hierarchical positions with just about everyone, if we recognize that hierarchy is institutionalized in our world, if we recognize that it's a damaging perspective, is there anything we can do about it? Absolutely.

The Spiritual Shift -- Do You Feel It?

Ora Nadrich | Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

Now, if you haven't felt the spiritual shift yet, and want to know what it is in a nutshell, and don't care if I spoil it for you, here it is -- "oneness."

A Dozen Ways to Oneness

Carol Simone | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

There are endless ways to invoke your true home, your stillness, and deepest identity. In the coming weeks we will discover them together. Until then, breathe! And 10,000 blessings to you from all directions!