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Remember How Precious Life Is

Mike Robbins | Posted 06.20.2014 | Sports
Mike Robbins

I was deeply saddened to learn about the recent death of Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn.  Tony was a star for the San Diego Padres in the 19...

The Direct Path to Self-Awareness

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The hidden power of the shadow. "You can learn more about yourself in a week in a marriage than you can meditating for 10 years in a cave." -- Step...

The Hidden Sources of Attraction

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Overcoming the natural, understandable resistance to this process requires courage, strength, commitment, and perhaps most importantly, the support of a partner who is willing to go the distance, even when it can feel like the stakes are one's very survival.

Qualities of an Ideal Parent

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Robert C. Jameson

If you were to create an ideal parent, what qualities would s/he have? What would they look like? What would they say or do?

Change Management Fails for Three Reasons

Willow Dea | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Willow Dea

There is a way to successfully engage large-scale organizational change. It's complex. It's takes longer. It's more expensive. But it works.

Pay Attention

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Controlling your attention -- becoming more able to place it where you want it and keep it there, and more able to pull it away from what's bothersome or pointless -- is the foundation of changing your brain, and thus your life, for the better.

3 Ways to Better Control Your Mind and Thoughts

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve McSwain

Descartes, father of modern philosophy, pointed to both the distinguishing characteristic of human beings and to the biggest curse of human beings when he made his famous statement, "I think. Therefore, I am."

21st Century Spirituality: I Am the Problem, We Are the Solution

Beth Green | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

For some of us, it may seem like a lovely idea that we are aspects of God in the process of evolution. It's an abstract idea, but an attractive one. It inspires us to think that we are part of a whole, larger than ourselves.

Getting 'High' in the 21st Century

Tommy Rosen | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Tommy Rosen

So, how do we get high, according to my definition? The secret is to use our own body as a vehicle for the very transformation we are looking for. We do it through movement and through breath. It is called yoga and meditation.

Afghanistan's Streets And Traveling Through Conflict

Anna Brones | Posted 01.14.2013 | Travel
Anna Brones

Afghanistan is not a country that you can always travel freely. It is a conflict zone with security risks. There are checkpoints and military with AK 47s. There are suicide bombings. There is poverty.

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.

The Marriage of Sense and Soul: Waking Up at SAND12

Mark Matousek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

Non-duality teaches us that there are no borders, boundaries, or true separation in nature, and that all of creation is One, arising from the same non-dual source.

Paying Relaxed Attention

Maggie Lyon | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Today, I entreat you, even if things are flowing beautifully, practice relaxing yourself from head to toe in the midst of your intense on-the-ball focus, and consciously melt deeper into gentle ease with each breath.

Moving Toward Silence...

Anthony Strano | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Anthony Strano

When we find silence, it becomes our breath, and when we use it effectively, it brings newness and direction to life. Silence con­quers the tyrants of habit that oppress, suppress, and deceive us.

The Next Big Decision on Health Care May Be Your Own

Russ Gerber | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

As a mental practitioner who helps people change their mental state from the consciousness of sickness to one of health, I've seen again and again how the removal of fear and fixation on the images of disease positively affects one's well-being.

Is Free Will An Illusion?

Victor Stenger | Posted 08.01.2012 | Science
Victor Stenger

Research in neuroscience has revealed a startling fact that revolutionizes much of what we humans have previously taken for granted about our interactions with the world outside our heads: Our consciousness is really not in charge of our behavior.

Rule With Authentic Power

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Though these steps seem subtle, you can trust that they are igniting transformational shifts within you. Stay committed to this process and invite the energy of the universe to support your assignments and spiritual growth.

Are Smartphones Replacing Human Memory?

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

We must remember to look up from our screens, not only to avoid getting hit by oncoming traffic but because of the possibilities that looking up offers, and to remind ourselves that we are a part of a much larger matrix of life upon which we all depend.

Living Transformation: Awakening to Our Oneness

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

This conversation is about transformation, about the times in which we live. It is no accident that you and I are here, on the planet, at this appointed hour.

Essential Values For A Transformed Life: Accepting Personal Responsibility

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

The responsibility to create a world that embodies the principles of transformation is ours. If we accept that responsibility as a gift and a blessing instead of a burden, we can be empowered to move freely in the direction of the promise of this time.

The Meeting Of Science And Mysticism

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

It's a well-worn truth that the modern world is built upon science and technology. But this truth doesn't dominate everyday life as much as one might think.

A New Year, And Possibly A New World

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Upheavals in the outer world are secondary, in the long sweep of history, to inner revolutions. We may be on the verge of such a one.

Geneen Roth's Women Food and God

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

Sit down at a table. Look at your meal. Appreciate it. Appreciate those who grew it. Appreciate yourself for choosing it. Be conscious. Be conscious. Be conscious.

Relationships: When Love Turns To Fear

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

Why do such opposite emotions give birth to each other and what is the connection that keeps them alive in this "creative" relationship? Here, I will focus on when love turns to fear.

A New Form of Capitalism: Dealing with the Cause Versus the Effect

James Arthur Ray | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Arthur Ray

Michael Moore's new movie on capitalism, like all of his movies, is thought provoking to say the least. I like Moore, not because I necessarily agree ...