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Alan Watts: Reborn in Her

Philip Goldberg | Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment
Philip Goldberg

He'd no doubt find Samantha's remark that not having a body has distinct advantages a hoot.

Why Are Some Women (Like Me) So Wildly Happy About Her?

Alexia Parks | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Alexia Parks

In the end it is not a movie about the end of men. It's about breaking the man trance. It frees us all from everything we thought a relationship should be and uplifts us toward a higher state of living called "joy."

Her

Francis Levy | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Spike Jonze's Her is about technologic miscegenation--in this case the love of a man for the operating system or OS of his computer. At one point, Jon...

Storybook Zen, Real Time Zen

Lewis Richmond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

Many people still privately yearn for a grand spiritual epiphany that will transform everything, make them forever happy, and solve all their problems.

Are You Living Your Own Life, Or Someone Else's?

Rob White | Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

Choose freedom. Dare to think for yourself. Your very choice is an expression of affection for the true you. I think Alan Watts would agree there is no more noble act than to elevate your consciousness above the roar of what others have to say, so you can hear what you have to say.

The Wisdom of Ignorance

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education
Jennifer Hamady

Just as a sponge can only take on water after being wrung out, so too must we be able -- regardless of our experience or education -- to continually renounce our own fullness, lest we become bloated and stale.

The Reincarnating Humble-bee

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts
Sebastian Siegel

Breath -- and he is inextricably rewoven into eternity, ideated as an aperture through which light shines. Upon a closer look he appears as a portal o...

Out Of Control: Why Adults Need To Lose It More Often

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Being out of control in the service of learning, fun and growth, oddly enough, places you in control of your life, because you are self-determining its content.

Is That All There Is? The Secrets of "Getting a Life"

Chris McGowan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris McGowan

Joe Robinson is working to save America and he's not selling the rapture, a guru, or the dismantling of the federal government. He is an evangelical o...

Meditation and Addiction: A Two-Way Street?

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

Not too long ago, I had dinner with a neuroscientist who in addition to being a genius is a dedicated meditator. The way he explained the wonders of n...

Manifesting the Moon

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 06.09.2011 | Arts
Sebastian Siegel

Later I woke in the night saying aloud, "a beautiful aspect of nonduality is the rebirth of duality."

You Are Magnificent (VIDEO)

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sebastian Siegel

The nature of existence is to BE fully present without thinking: Zen. We've already died, and so we only risk not being here, now.

Consciousness & The Hand of Destiny

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sebastian Siegel

The tragedy of life isn't that life ends, but that for most the end doesn't feel deserved -- as if it always comes too soon.

Avatar: Pandora Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

Certain Avatar viewers are leaving the movie depressed at their inability to access a world as spiritual and beautiful as Pandora. The problem is not Earth, but rather these viewers.

Sweaty Sex and Alan Watts

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sebastian Siegel

I think I'll continue to pay attention to those voracious lovers and darers of life, the risk takers, and the committed like Alan Watts.

The Wisdom of Alan Watts

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

Whenever I am feeling a little out of sorts or a little frustrated in life, I like to meditate and practice yoga among other activities that calm my mind and let me linger in a stillness.