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Awakening

Sam Harris, Waking Up, and What I've Learned about Spirituality

Steve McSwain | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

The longer I live, the more convinced I become that there is a religious experience which, if you have yet to figure this out, goes by many names.

Miami Is a MILF

Susie K Taylor | Posted 08.23.2014 | Miami
Susie K Taylor

Miami isn't just a pretty face or a sexy ass anymore. Miami is a full-blown MILF: a mom I would like to fu*k, my lesbian fantasy. The fact that I was...

How to Date the Muse: 5 Steps to Enduring Creativity

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

The muse loves a life devoted to honoring your true self. She wants you to become who you are. She wants you to feel good. And when you feel good she'll want to hang out with you often.

The Mind Of God

Maria Portas | Posted 07.11.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Portas

It's time to be blown away by the Greatness that surrounds us. It is time to tap into that Mind that lives in and through us, and listen to what it is telling us. Our potential is here!

Inspiration Campaign: You Are Amazing

Veronica Rae | Posted 06.16.2014 | Impact
Veronica Rae

When was the last time you were reminded that you are amazing? When was the last time you were reminded that you are powerful and capable of more than you've been told?

What Are You Projecting Onto the Movie Screen of Your Mind?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

This world that we live in is really the movie screen of your mind. Whatever it is that you think and feel will be projected onto the vision of your ...

Terra Nova -- New Earth

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 03.25.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

Awakening is a topic fraught with dilemmas. It resists analysis, but is utterly basic and simple. We thirst for it intensely, yet we are afraid to ...

A Portrait of Our Awakening Mind

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Our awakening mind is a process. There is no finish line, although we can rest along the way. There are few signposts of progress and fewer real guides to let us know we have reached a place worthy to be called awakening, no less awakened.

Overcoming the Biggest Pitfall of Mindfulness

Michael Taft | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Taft

Are you feeling stuck in your practice? Did meditation lead to big positive life changes early on, but now years later you're just sort of treading water with no sense of making progress? Mindfulness meditation is an extremely helpful and useful practice, but that doesn't mean that it's perfect, or that it has no pitfalls.

From Death to Life

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

The story starts, in my life, when I was first a student in college. I grew up an atheist, and I did not discover Judaism and religion until I was a student in college. In fact, I met God and Elana the same semester; it was clearly my season of love!

5 Essential Questions To Lead You To Your Calling

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

There is an underlying and maybe sometimes not so underlying question, which is in all of us: What is the purpose of my life and what am I here to do? Obviously each one of us has to find our own unique and personal answer to these questions.

Lessons on Being Yourself

Karen Talavera | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

How many of us have traveled the path away from ourselves to successfully return only once tragedy or crisis has struck? How much time have the dreams and passions you were born with spent on a shelf, untouched and gathering dust?

How To Transform Your Day In One Minute (Before You Get Out Of Bed)

Nell Minow | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Nell Minow

What's the very first thing you do when you wake up? If your answer is "check my email," "curse my alarm clock," or "start making a to-do list," you are missing the chance to begin your day with the sense of peace and purpose that will give you focus.

What The Buddha Might Say To Deepak Chopra

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Deepak is definitely helping to create a wiser and more compassionate world through his teaching. He has what the Tibetans call ding. This is similar to confidence but more of a deep inner unshakeable confidence when you are comfortable in your own skin.

Receive Generously: Getting to the Core of Our Human Thirst

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Miriam Mason Martineau

Here's another thing -- receiving generously a gift of authentic love has nothing to do with deserving. It's called unconditional love for a reason. That love that embraces us, even when we mess up. This love surpasses our calculations of right and wrong.

Rude Awakenings

Mary Pritchard | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

So I'm writing a new book. I haven't completely given up on the first book. After all, I have a number of people who are counting on me to write that book. But for now, my focus has to be on where my heart and soul are taking me.

Passover: Love Is Revolution

Eitan Press | Posted 05.24.2013 | Religion
Eitan Press

When we become a servant of God, who loves unconditionally and gives selflessly -- when we align our will with the Infinite will -- then we see that the power of Pharoah is an illusion, the door opens for miracles and we become free.

The End of Fear

Suza Scalora | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

I know why people journey from around the globe to be in Eckhart Tolle's presence; he personifies the awareness and stillness of which he writes. Sitting with a human being who is absent of compulsive thinking, judgments and mental commenting is a remarkable and unique experience.

Why It's Important to Lose Your Mind (At Least Twice a Year)

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

I just got back from leading a 9-day meditation retreat in the wild and cactus-filled desert of Arizona. And I feel exuberant, inspired and powerfully awake to the presence of immanent and seemingly infinite potential.

Breaking the Spell: Dealing With a Distracting Reality

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

In a modern global world that increasingly encourages a 24/7 connected lifestyle, it is important that each of us manages to find balance, harmony, and coherence within our inner states.

Who Do You Think You Are? A 2013 Guide From Soul

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

It may not look like it, but this moment is the most powerful time to shift your story. This month, the planet celebrates a new beginning. Summing up the past, we're given the opportunity to witness who we really are beneath the charade, writing a fresh, preferred chapter.

2013: A Time to Awaken!

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

When we talk about a collective shift, we are talking about an awakening of our collective consciousness. And even though there are not yet massive indications of that happening "out there" in the world, it is happening as an "inside job," within those who are ready to awaken.

An American Lama's Thoughts On Prayer

Lama Surya Das | Posted 02.25.2013 | Religion
Lama Surya Das

I have visited, prayed, chanted, bowed and meditated in many, if not most, of the great houses of worship of this evanescent world. And at this holy time of year, I send my warmest wishes and prayers for your health and well-being.

In the Time of the Great Awakening: Approaching Dec. 21, 2012

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

May you step into this time with awareness, conscious of the collective intention to meet at this threshold and birth humanity anew. May you fulfill the promise of this time as you gather up those around you and embark on this new journey.

You're It! An Invitation to Show Up Fully

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Miriam Mason Martineau

These are some of the keys I have discovered to showing up more fully and authentically, to engaging my "self" as an instrument of service and love in this world. They're the kind of things I think we need to figure out anyway.