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Time for an Energy Audit

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 01.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

This exercise will give you a chance to view your life as the force of energy that you are. When you're done, you'll have a clearer view into the things that cost and feed your energy, along with things that help you conserve it. This kind of awareness is the essential beginning of any change.

A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes...

Reetu Gupta | Posted 01.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

We listen to our stomach when it tells us we are hungry, and we eat. We listen to our body when it tells us we are tired, and we make a point to rest ...

A New Default Self

Robert Fuller | Posted 01.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

The first computers were free-standing machines. Later, we learned how to hook them up and the result was an enormous increase in computing power. A parallel shift in our notion of selfhood is called for. The current default self, subscribed to by most people most of the time, is a stand-alone model. The new default self, to be posited in this essay, is more like a computer network.

15 Rules to Live by for a Happier Life

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

1. Treat every day as a beautiful gift. Hands up if you count down the days until Friday. We're wishing away more than half of our week while simulta...

21st Century Spirituality

Wilamina Falkenhagen | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Wilamina Falkenhagen

Whatever your spiritual practice, whether it be your morning walk, spending time with your children or a more traditional religious practice, honor it, enjoy it and make it work for you. Because in the end, we all need something to believe in.

10 Ways to Get More in Touch With Your Soul

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

There is a difference between your ego and your soul. Your ego is the image you have of yourself and your social mask, whereas your soul is who you tr...

6 Reasons You Can't Win (And 3 Reasons You Can Anyway)

Robert Fuller | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

6 Reasons You Can't Win Why are you unhappy? Because 99.9 percent Of everything you think, And of everything you do, Is for yourself -- And there i...

Pledge to Your Own Resolution

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

If you're still rocking out your New Years resolution, congratulations -- you are in a select bunch. Most people who make resolutions quit by the middle of January. This gets me thinking not just about resolutions, but also about quitting in general.

J*Labs Releases Her Debut EP Titled #TRUNK!

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Currently residing in Los Angeles, Jackie is a part of the EDM Renaissance that is emerging from the West Coast. She draws from an infinite well of inspiration by surrounding herself with otherworldly muses.

New Artist Reviews: Klassik

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The art of hip hop has always been a powerful way to convey the duality of human existence. From gangster rap to rhythmic flow-etry and everything in between, hip hop is meant to carry a strong message, whatever that message may be. Emerging from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, comes a fresh breath of hip hop in R&B soulster, Klassik.

4 Unhealthy Ways We Betray Ourselves Everyday

Dr. Deborah Caldwell | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Deborah Caldwell

I've been unfaithful to myself in so many ways; oftentimes without even knowing it. When we're unloving and unkind to ourselves, and not living our true authentic lives, we're committing the ultimate act of betrayal and self-hatred. Here's how we betray ourselves?

How to Turn Competition Into Collaboration

Alex Kip | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

That's it, simple. The only one you're trying to make better is you, the only one you're trying to beat is you. You can't move forward by looking sideways. Take a look at the things that have been beating you up in the "locker room" and see how you can take them out.

60 and Going On Timeless: Happy Birthday Annie Lennox

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

I credit Annie Lennox as being the artist who first turned me onto the joys of pop music in the dawning of my teen years. So to celebrate Lennox's milestone 60th birthday (she's born on Christmas Day), I'm spotlighting one non-single from each of her 15-plus albums since 1981.

10 Resolutions for Growth and Compassionate Living for 2015

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 12.29.2014 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Change requires hard work. Too often, in our endeavor for change, we bite off more than we can chew. We over commit and think that transformation has to be immediate and this is the mistake that will lead to disappointment.

21 Habits of Happy People You Can Adopt in 2015

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

It's the perfect time of year to reflect on and learn from everything that happened in your life in 2014 and to set new inspiring intentions and goals for the year ahead.

Black Messiah: Worth the Weight

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

Earlier this week, my friends in the band Polyenso wrote, "the world is not ready for what D'Angelo just dropped on us." I love those guys, but I couldn't disagree more. The world is ready for Black Messiah.

12 Beautiful Truths About Life and the World

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

We have been taught to look outward for the answers to our problems. But the truth is, your soul knows what to do. Trust that you have everything you'll ever need inside of you right in this moment.

Soul Search: Why Pope Francis Is Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

We have this conundrum of who has a soul and who goes to heaven because the basic premise on the question is rather absurd. The concept of a soul is fatally flawed, just as is the idea of dualism.

Strength of Mind in Motion

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

When strength wins in the mind, it wins in the body. Inner strength literally becomes action. What we think becomes what we do, which eventually becomes who we are.

4 Ways Meditation Can Empower Millennials At Work and in Life

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

From my meditation teacher/practitioner perspective, I see ALL of these aspects as incredibly good, good, good and believe that meditation, dear millennials, is not only something that gels with what you already got goin' on... but it can help you navigate some of your biggest challenges.

As We Heal Ourselves, May We Heal the World

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

As a bereaved mother, I know first-hand the challenges faced particularly at this sacred time of year. My prayer for all is one of hope and healing.

The Best 2014 Mix by a Chick Who Doesn't Dig 'Chick Music'

Chiara Cortese | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts
Chiara Cortese

It's 2014. If you're like me, you've probably heard about all you can of the songs Fancy, Chandelier and anything Pitbull. Don't give up though, there is some exceptionally great stuff out there.

The Case For Taking A Facebook Break

Jock Gilchrist | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jock Gilchrist

We are, of course, social creatures. We need other people. When our social nature expresses itself virtually, we have the option of controlling exactly what we look like and what words we use. We have the ability to create a self-advertisement that sells us well.

Moving Beyond Shame

Kaly McKenna | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Kaly McKenna

While the reasons for the shame are as diverse as the millions of women who suffer in this world, here are three reasons highlighting why it is so difficult for women to move beyond the shame.

Revisiting Vulnerability

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Those of us interested in meaningfully supporting our personal growth seem to be increasingly aware of the importance of vulnerability. What exactly ...