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Being More Than What We Are Currently Doing Here on Earth

Maria Portas | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Your emotions are the fuel to create what it is you want in your life. By sending and receiving the emotion of Love you shift everything around you. It truly is a tool of creation that must be embodied and once it has you will see the transformation of your life.

Finding Your Authentic Voice Will Set You Free to Express Who You Really Are

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Finding your authentic voice is for naught unless you are willing to use it. When you live with a willingness to allow your authentic voice to be heard something mystical and magical begins to happen: Your heart opens and your soul soars because you are revealing who you were born to be.

What Is Yoga, Really?

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

The teaching of yoga reminds me of what I aspire to be, and what human beings are truly capable of becoming. Yoga helps us to remember who we truly are.

Doing vs. Being

Mary Pritchard | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Instead of looking at your day as an endless to do list, what if you started each day with a question: "At the end of the day, how do I want to feel?" After you ponder that one, you can ask yourself, "What will make me feel that way?"

Collapse Your Favorite Duality

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

How do people get better (existentially healthier)? That is the question that I ask myself a lot. In the course of my clinical work as a psychologist I keep looking for formulas and models and recipes of wellbeing, for ways and pathways and roads to psychological sovereignty.

Breaking Good 2

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2013 | TV
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

People might say: the finale was anti-climactic. Of course, it was. The show itself was the climax: we have witnessed Walter White climb the vertical of existential freedom for five seasons. But the agony-ecstasy of living has to eventually end. And tonight it did...

Searching for Now: How to Be Where You Are

Nancy Colier | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Here and now are our birthrights -- like life. Do we need to do anything in this moment to be alive? No. Life takes care of life. Do we need to do something to be in now? No. It is already -- and always -- now. It can only ever be now.

Technology: Your Mind on Crack

Nancy Colier | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Technology is breeding the addiction to distraction into the human species, just as you would breed long ears into a dog breed. It is breeding out the capacity to be with ourselves or anyone else, and worst of all, to be here, the stuff that true well-being is made of.

Just Being

Steven Crandell | Posted 08.06.2012 | Divorce
Steven Crandell

Mother Teresa once said there is good in everyone. Of course, to my knowledge, she never experienced separation or divorce. Mother Teresa went on to ...

The Inner Compass of Being

William Horden | Posted 07.03.2012 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Is there an inner compass we can trust to guide our steps to an enduring sense of well-being in these turbulent times?

A Meditation On The Indefinable Nature Of The Divine

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 05.16.2012 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

God is love. The reason the love that is God can set us free is because that unquatifiable peace was the very nature of existence before the universe was born.

Embodying With Awareness

Willow Dea | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education
Willow Dea

Ultimately, if we "are what we teach," as Parker Palmer once famously offered, we are called to enact our deepest wisdom while we teach, parent, work, and walk through life.

The New App: How to 'Be'

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

The Internet boom is creating a technological language around what used to just be part of basic human interaction and relatedness. Will we soon need to be advised to say hello when greeting another person, to hug our child when she cries?

Krista Tippett's OnBeing Features HuffPost Religion Editor Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

being.publicradio.org | Posted 11.20.2011 | Religion

HuffPost Religion's Senior Editor is interviewed by NPR Host Krista Tippett on the continuing influence of the social gospel movement of his great-gra...

Born This Way? Being, Becoming, Lady Gaga and the Divine

John Backman | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
John Backman

Every major faith tradition calls its followers to more: to become better, more compassionate, closer to the Divine. The natural arc of life issues the same call.

When Cats Pray: How Our Feline Friends Uplift The World

Pamela Gerloff | Posted 07.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Pamela Gerloff

As I paused to experience the stillness in which Miss Kitty was immersed, an image entered my mind -- an image of a global feline force that daily nourishes and sustains us all.

American Am-ness

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Some thoughts prompted by the divisive (i.e. dualistic, dichotomous, all-or-nothing) rhetoric and the Chinese visit... The real threat to America (as...

"Do You Really Like Living Here?" A Foreigner's Perspective on Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

(This article originally appeared in Newsweek Japan on October 28, 2010 in Japanese) "Do you really like living in Tokyo?" is a question I am often a...

The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

I like to think of Andrew Harvey as one of the intellectual bad boys of the modern spiritual path. Bless the man, he's almost always a curve or two ahead of the pack.

Experience It First, And Only Then Describe It

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Experience is beyond description, whatever you are doing (eating, playing, working), whatever is the experience -- experience it first, and only then (try to) describe it.