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What Is Missing In This Moment?

Isha Judd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

We are never completely satisfied with what is happening in this moment. In fact, the idea that we need something that is not present right now is the root of our discontent.

How To Defend Yourself Against The Media’s Fear Tactics

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

Has it really become that hard? Is there no place quiet in the world? Have the media and the golden arches made their presences felt everywhere?

Sudden Death -- A Buddhist View Of The Tragedy In Arizona

David Nichtern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Nichtern

From a Buddhist point of view, sudden death can be particularly difficult. The contrast between the sense of presence and the sense of absence is so sharp and shocking.

The Ultimate New Year's Resolution: Master Your Feelings

Ronit Herzfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronit Herzfeld

There is one resolution you can make that will determine your success with all other resolutions: learning about your emotional world and how it affects every aspect of your life -- for better or worse.

Rediscovering The Ancient Science Of Yoga

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

In yoga, if you follow specific practices, only a certain result will happen. Whether a great yogi does it or an ignorant person does it, it does not matter. If one does the practices and spiritual disciplines properly, the results will arise.

Through Kenny's Eyes

Carol Jones | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Jones

The dual outcome will be not only to meet him where he is, but to be more closely in touch with my own soul. To uncover the joy and all the good things of the soul. To live them consciously.

Deepen The Spirit Of The Holidays

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Cultivate the idea of a deeper and more expansive awareness of who and what you are. Make that your holiday focus, and you'll have done something powerfully worthwhile with this special time of year.

Facebook Slacktivism: Charitable Opiate for the Masses

Katie Hawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Katie Hawkes

You know you're starting to become predictable when you receive the following comment on your Facebook status: "Like Like Like! I hope there's a Huffi...

Recovering The Joy In Your Life

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

Where has our joy gone? I have come to feel lately that joy is an expression of our own truest nature.

Spiritual Self-Confidence

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

Spiritual confidence is that unique and palpable sense of absolute conviction that cannot be affected by external or internal fluctuations. It's being absolutely sure.

WATCH: FOR THE LOVE OF ART: NYU Professor Gets Camera Implanted In Head

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NYU Professor and artist Wafaa Bilal had a camera surgically implanted onto his head for an art project called "The 3rd I." Commissioned for the Decem...

Caught in the Act: Naomi Natale Collects One Million Bones for Genocide Awareness (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

Recently I met a young activist, Naomi Natale, who is using her creativity to not only raise awareness about the atrocities occurring abroad, but also to raise funds to support displaced survivors.

How Often Are We On Mental Autopilot? You Might Be Surprised

David Rock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Rock

People reported that they mind wandered no less than 30 percent of the time, during everything except love making. And here's the kicker: people report being unhappy during mind wandering.

12 Places to Take in America's Waters

Farryn Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Farryn Weiner

In honor of Blog Action Day, we're celebrating the beautiful bodies of water that make up the American Landscape -- and our favorite places to sit back and enjoy the view.

The Content of Your Mind Is Not Your Choice (VIDEO)

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

Sadhguru developed Isha Yoga as an invigorating process to transform oneself. For over 25 years, Isha Yoga Programs have touched and transformed the l...

Take a Break from Facebook and Twitter For 1 Day

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ari Herzog

I ask you to participate in the Communication Shutdown by taking a break from Facebook and Twitter on November 1, 2010.

The Power To Create Your Life

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

What is possible and not possible are not one's business, it is nature's business. Your business is just to strive for what you want. Nature will decide whether it is possible or not.

5 Simple Ways To Live More Fully

Tara Stiles | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

We miss moments all the time and if we fully lived them all we might spontaneously combust, or appear intensely hyper and loony. This brings awareness to all the moments that we miss, that we dull out on.

Modern Buddhism: Language and Culture in a Shrinking World

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

Language is translatable but we also have to be aware of the subtle shades of meaning, beyond literal translation, that cultural settings impart.

Stemming the Mindlessness Epidemic

Joel Brokaw | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Brokaw

Whether it is food, drugs, sex, gambling or keeping the television or music droning on all day to fill up the silent void, these behaviors all exist in our lives for good reasons.

12-Day At-Home Yoga Challenge

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

Even just five minutes of Ujjayi Breath a day can be tremendously beneficial as we breath pure and energizing oxygen into our bodies, spreading the air deep into our lungs and selves.

There Is a Beauty Within You #22 - Your Original Face, Your Open Heart

Bob Lingvall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Lingvall

In this meditation we will turn our attention to the area of your brain behind the center of your high forehead, the prefrontal cortex.

5 Gifts of Being Highly Sensitive

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

If you had to name the top five gifts of being highly sensitive, what would they be? One of the prominent "virtues" of high sensitivity is the richness of sensory detail that life provides.

On The Road With Krishna Das

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

this week I'm on tour playing guitar with Krishna Das. Hanging with KD and the posse is always about dharma and music mixed together --- my favorite combo.

There Is a Beauty Within You #21: Preparing for Self Realization in the Springtime

Bob Lingvall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Lingvall

Its bliss is deeper than our winter and its love greater than our embrace. And it is you. All of this, no more than mirror, your sweet reflection -- springtime.