There are plenty of other people in this world who are as miserable as you are right now.
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.
We've all come to believe that as people get older, they inevitably lose their mental abilities, from speeded responses to the infamous inability to remember names. Occasionally, researchers challenge this set of assumptions.
It's something I've always known, but since moving to New York City my eyes have really been opened to the truth of a generation that lacks energy, fo...
What is spirituality? "It is," as Rabbi Kaplan puts it, "the progressive unlearning of the strange ideas about God you've been taught..." Consider t...
Watching your children teeter on the threshold of adulthood is a thrilling and frightening thing. It's waiting to see whether the crops you planted -- of lessons imbued, forgiveness granted and love showered -- will yield a successful harvest.
Success is a state of mind and being content with your true self and not identifying success by what an individual owns, but by their internal awareness.
Google has shown the world how corporations can create glimpses of integrity -- providing a well-protected bubble of peace, calm and self-satisfaction -- while undermining the achievement of integrity, social justice and equity in society at large.
Our hardiness, grit, adaptability, and perspective are some of the ways we can use these unwanted circumstances as an opportunity to help us fulfill our goals. A great example of a person who turned his circumstance into opportunity is Woody Roseland.
In this two-part series, Sri Sri responds to a variety of questions covering love, religion, war, marriage, parenting and happiness.
According to Maimonides, there are 11 kinds of prophecy ranging from a simple type of Divine inspiration called "Ruach haKodesh" (the Holy Spirit) to the singular instance of the "face-to-face" communication that Moses experienced.
Isn't savoring our lives at least as important as enjoying Reese's? For, like chocolate, this moment will be gone in a flash. So, it's probably worth paying attention to.
I take a contrarian view of leadership: I don't believe in leadership styles. Despite the many books written about leadership styles, I would argue that we are not capable of leading in ways that conflict with who we are. In other words, we can't be someone we are not.
This has been the hardest eulogy for me to write. I cried almost every step of the way. I miss him greatly. I know we all do. His smile, sense of humor, warmth, wisdom and vision. We have lost a giant.
What if we could wear blinders too -- sort of metaphorically -- to keep us focused on our own path without comparing ourselves to others? Could we be calmer and live better, just like the horses? I think so. Here are a few ways to do that.
This experience made me realize that mindfulness is not just about being present in the moment, feeling good, productive or living a happier or healthy life. It is also about being aware of our connection to a broader reality in which one's actions ripple out, affecting others.