We've launched AOL Healthy Living as a one-stop shop that will inform, enlighten, engage, and inspire you to make more educated decisions about your health. READ MORE Dear Class of 2011: Good Luck... You're Really Going to Need It!: Despite commencement speeches they'll hear, for many of the graduates spilling into the job market throughout the nation, there isn't going to be much to commence. Economically at least, this is an especially rough time to be graduating from college. READ MORE Friday morning, I gave the commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College. Here is the video:
If you want to know what your values are, just look at your own life. Your life looks like your values. A lot of us think we have higher or spiritual values, but those values are not necessarily reflected in our so-called personal lives.
I want a dream to take us deeper, to see everything as a gauzy display of images. Dreams help me see through ordinary experiences to their underlying narratives and images and mysteries.
The power of love to dissolve negativity cannot be underestimated. This power becomes our closest ally in removing the emotional blocks that keep us isolated from our love source.
Living by deliberation means intentionally aligning your thoughts, behaviors, and choices with who you really are, and the outcomes you're trying to achieve.
There are two ways that you can experience the intoxicating joy, profound peace and ecstatic wakefulness of the Ground of Being: spontaneously or through effort.
Not all contemplative paths kindle the same doubts or present the same liabilities. There are, in fact, many methods of meditation and "spiritual" inquiry that can greatly enhance our mental health while offering no affront to the intellect.
God was never a religious idea to me, nor was it something I thought about often. I just accepted the idea of God and put it out of my head. Cars need gas. Eggs need to be cooked or you'll get salmonella. God exists.
Yesterday, I turned 40. I had a client come for a healing session and she knew it was my birthday. She was reflecting on this big transition into a ...
When I was 15 I heard this voice -- it told me not to go, it was a loud voice and it sounded exactly like me, but it wasn't me. Being 15, I didn't l...
My choice to leave the faith does not and did not imply that I had no interest in what moves the human heart. I had always had my convictions about Christianity and it was almost two years ago when I decided that I didn't want to dictate my life based on some outside belief.
Once upon a time before I became an image consultant and entrepreneur, I worked for several years in the financial services and health care industries...
I've never skied, and I never intend to ski. In fact, I don't understand why anyone does. It seems to me that the things all skiers have in common are the bruises and broken bones inevitably acquired in the winter months.
When I started taking science courses a couple of years ago, I began with astronomy. We learned that our universe started with a bang, a sound vibration that expanded and continues to expand to this day.
Perhaps we should all reevaluate the true meaning of this time of the year and reintegrate a little fun into the holidays! Follow my seven simple steps to relieve stress and regain inner tranquility during your holiday season.
The less I judge myself, and the less energy I spend trying to manage and shape myself, the more I get to experience the truth of who I am. It seems the more I relax and let go, the more easily I get over myself and experience my formless nature.