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Awareness

Do You Discriminate? 4 Ways To Find Out

Isha Judd | Posted 11.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

When we become the love, we embody everything. When we limit ourselves to our personalities and belief systems, there is no room in our boxes for anything else.

A User's Guide To Human Consciousness

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

When our perceptions of ourselves, others and the world we live in are based on little or no conscious awareness and intention to create greater health and well-being, our lives are defined by the autopilot recycling of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

A Mysterious Compulsion To Evolve

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 10.15.2011 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

When time began, for an unknown reason, something came from nothing. Suddenly, an impulse emerged -- the impulse to become, to create, to evolve.

My Experiments In Giving Sandwiches To Strangers

Viral Mehta | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Viral Mehta

We are governed by questions like, "What can this person do for me? What can I get out of this situation?" At the root of being me-oriented is a mental orientation of the cup being half-empty.

What Would A 'Conscious Judaism' Look Like?

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 09.12.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

Consciousness -- awareness, intentionality and self-knowledge -- has become a rich source of scientific inquiry. Interestingly, these ideas also have deep resonance with teachings found within Jewish tradition.

An Epidemic Of Apathy Toward World Affairs

Adora Svitak | Posted 08.15.2011 | Impact
Adora Svitak

We try to live in a bubble of Priuses and occasional donations, shopping trips to buy sustainably made $40 shorts with our friends, conversations about school events and neighborhood redecorations.

Grads: You Are Not Amazing

Rev. Anne Howard | Posted 08.14.2011 | Religion
Rev. Anne Howard

The Dalai Lama said, "There is nothing amazing about being highly educated; there is nothing amazing about being rich. Only when the individual has a warm heart do these attributes become worthwhile."

How To Meditate Through Strong Emotions

David Nichtern | Posted 07.24.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

It is not recommended to use meditation as a way of repressing our emotions by forcibly silencing them in order to achieve a superficially imposed sense of peace and quiet.

Consciously Recognizing Ourselves Before We Die

Duane Elgin | Posted 07.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Duane Elgin

The afterlife is unknown; however, our invisible body of music, light and love that lives in eternity is knowable.

The Ripple Effect Of Common Courtesy

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

I believe that mindfulness laced with consideration for others executed at the smallest scale can actually change the world. Usually we tell people to think bigger, but in this case maybe thinking smaller could be very powerful.

How To Develop Your Intuition

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

In the interest of having some guidelines about how to develop and apply intuition in a business setting, here is a quick primer on what intuition is, how to sharpen it and when to use it.

How To Transform From Victim To Creator

Isha Judd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

Ultimately there are two attitudes we can take in life: the attitude of a victim, or of a creator. A creator praises their creation; a victim criticizes. A creator lives in appreciation; a victim in complaint, not taking responsibility.

What Is The Significance Of Dreams?

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

What is a dream? Most dreams, over 90 percent of them, are just unfulfilled desire. Because you have no control over this [desire], you are not playing the desire, the desires are playing you.

The Best Non-Scientific Benefits Of Meditation

Susan Piver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

No matter what perspective you come from, the benefits of meditation are numerous and deep. Here is my list.

When You Accidentally E-Mail, Facebook or LinkedIn an Enemy

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

What many of us fail to realize is that with a simple click of the mouse, our worlds open up far and wide, and, along with long lost friends, people we have consciously chosen to close out of our lives come tumbling back in.

Overcoming Shyness

Isha Judd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

The only thing you need do is find security within yourself -- to reach the point where what you think of yourself becomes more important than any external opinion.

Does Spirituality Make You Special?

Sadhguru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sadhguru

In so many ways, the mind always wants to be special. That is the nature of the egoistic mind. Spirituality is not about becoming special. It is about becoming one with everything.

The Challenge of Awareness Campaigns: Kenya and Infidelity

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

PlusNews Global reports on the trouble with evaluating the current campaign in Kenya to stamp out infidelity.

Don't Gauge Your Worth By Your Salary

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

You must always gauge your worth in terms of the level of responsibility people are willing to give you, and whether what you are creating is truly worthwhile for yourself and for others.

2011: Shifting Us Into Alignment

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

If there's any theme emerging for 2011, it's getting pretty obvious that this year will be about alignment and congruency. Alignment with our truth and our higher selves. 

Three Precious Gifts: Awareness, Forgiveness, Gratitude

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

What are you most grateful for in your life, right now? What are the gifts of awakening you have experienced?

Arizona Shooting Increases Mental Health Awareness Across Nation

Chronicle Of Philanthropy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Since last month's shooting in Tucson, Ariz., national nonprofit mental-health organizations have begun to undertake newly aggressive steps to lobby a...

From Anger To Compassion: The Power Of Yoga

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

Yoga means to cultivate your energy in such a way that gradually it breaks the physical limitations and elevates you to the highest level of awareness, the flowering of human potential.

Cultivating Spirituality Among World Leaders

Sadhguru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sadhguru

It is extremely important that the leaders of nations and large corporations take steps to ensure how they are within themselves, to ensure what kind of beings they are.

You Are Not Uniquely Disturbed

Ronit Herzfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronit Herzfeld

We're all walking around under a collective illusion, like some kind of cosmic practical joke, where each person thinks everyone else has it together, but nobody really does.