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Kilimanjaro: The Peak Experience

Tim Ward | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Tim Ward

There is that moment when the indigo sky pales and the stars slowly vanish, yet the sun is still hidden. What time is it? You can't guess. You are near the top of an all night hike - one way, uphill - to the roof of Africa.

Expand Your Happiness and Pleasure Vocabulary: OMG? How Do You Say Something, Some Experience Is Amazing, Awesome?

Rob Kall | Posted 06.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rob Kall

Crossposted from PositivePsychology.net There are words to express awe, joy, like those I used in the title-- Amazing, Awesome, Incredible -- but ther...

Near Death Experiences Are Actually True Life Experiences

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

If the near death experiences being shared by many are really to believed, they are actually true life experiences, because what they are describing i...

Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box, Part Four

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

When "thinking outside the box" calls forth such profound, often life-changing responses in the practitioner, the sensed boundaries of the body disappear. No longer does the skin form a barrier, however permeable, between inside and outside, between self and other.

The Art of Letting Go With Spring Buddha and Dogwood Tree

Faisal Hoque | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Today I decide to let the universe guide me with its eternal wisdom. Today I pray that I learn to let go -- even if it is just for a moment.

Is Social-Actualization Replacing Self-Actualization?

Chip Conley | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Chip Conley

I propose we start imagining "social-actualization" at the top of the pyramid. We're moving from an era when "rugged individualism" was foundational to how we defined success to an era when collaboration is essential for both personal and societal success.

3 Fearless Ways To Let Go

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

While I have experienced -- and want to affirm -- the absolute centrality of letting go, I would like to complicate it somewhat also. Because it matters what you're letting go into -- and that, I think, is actually the harder part of the work.