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Finding Peace

State of the World Got You Down? How to Find Peace in a Seemingly Out-of-Control World

Tamara Star | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

When the world seems out of control, here's how to find peace within yourself. After the recent Colorado high school shootings, there's no doubt ou...

A Walk in the Woods

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Sometimes there's only one thing that works to bring sanity back into my life, energy back into my soul, and balance back into my body--and that is ...

Live a Life Worth Writing About

Ryon Harms | Posted 11.12.2013 | TED Weekends
Ryon Harms

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWitnessing my daughter's miraculous birth and then the death of my wife soon after forced me to contemplate my own mortality. I asked myself, if I died tomorrow, what would I regret? Only one answer surfaced.

How to Find Sanctuary Within Yourself: 20 Minutes Will Do

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.12.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Holly Robinson

A few years ago, there was a period in my life when I was flying to South Carolina every month to help my mom care for my grandmother and my father. ...

Ubuntu: The Healing of the Sacred Hoop

Getrude Matshe | Posted 01.30.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Getrude Matshe

In a world full of people, why do we experience loneliness? Why should there be wars? In a world full of people, why are we still dying of this dreaded disease called AIDS? This is my question. If men and women could only feel for one another the world would be in perfect harmony and balance.

Touching Stillness

Maggie Lyon | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Most of the time, it feels incredibly hard to access any inkling of a state of calm, and this assumed difficulty means that most of us have given calm up for impossible. We simply don't know how to make the space for another way of being.

WATCH: Happiness And Peace From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Deepak Chopra mind-body medicine expert, shared his thoughts on attaining true happiness and peace when he joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Check o...

6 Ways To Find Peace of Mind When A Loved One Is Suffering

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

Although we cannot choose the challenges that come our way, we can choose whether we let fear or love have the upper hand. We can choose to not increase suffering with stress and worry.

You Don't Have to be Rich to Seek Well-Being

Annie McKee | Posted 04.28.2012 | Impact
Annie McKee

When we are at our lowest point, hope is most powerful. When we are most stressed and troubled, finding peace within is the most rewarding. When we are most in need, small gifts are most precious.

Closure After a Breakup

Amy Chan | Posted 04.22.2012 | Women
Amy Chan

Closure is a process, and often a long, drawn out one. And during that process, the only things that heal are time, reflection and going through your emotions.

Finding My Voice

Randi Miller | Posted 04.10.2012 | DC
Randi Miller

Finding my voice has been the best experience I could have hoped for, even with all the heartache that came with it.

Darkness Ain't Cool

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 03.30.2012 | Black Voices
Alisha L. Gordon

If being in the dark sucks so much, why would we want to live in spiritual darkness? Why would we want to live in proverbial fear, feeling our way around life, trying not to stumble and fall?

Give Yourself The Gift Of Peace

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The absence of peace can be experienced in any number of ways ranging from stress, anxiety and disturbance to upset, anger and hostility. Sure, there are all kinds of disruptive events in life, and yet some manage to walk through the disturbances relatively unperturbed, while others are much more agitated.

5 Tips To Help You Find Serenity

Mallika Chopra | Posted 07.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Mallika Chopra

I have learned from years of meditation that some simple techniques help anchor us through difficult times and make the good times more enriching.

The Five Ingredients Of Peace

Allison Manswell | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Allison Manswell

The opposite of peace is not necessarily chaos. Chaos is easily identified. However, it's the status quo that's challenging -- the safe place where nothing changes but you.

Finding Your Peace Means Less Suffering For Others

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 07.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

When we are unhappy or angry then we are also angry with other people and increase the suffering in the world. When we are in pain, that pain gets projected onto others...

Peace With Who You Are

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

The American Dream could be stated as "You have to do it yourself to have what you want, so you can be who you are." But this is totally backward on a spiritual level.

When Will Things Get Better? Stop Worrying and Start Living

Fawn Germer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Fawn Germer

For all of the people who keep waiting for things to get better -- stop. Stop waiting. You're losing time, whether you are enjoying this moment or not. This is it. It is all you have, so wake up. Live.

Finding Your Peace In The Midst Of Chaos

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

One of the greatest spiritual teachings is that all things are impermanent, that all things come and go, that we cannot cling to anything, not even pleasure, without also creating suffering.

Finding Yourself in Los Angeles

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Just being with yourself with no distractions -- this is the only way to get to know who you really are, and what you really believe in. This is the only way to become your own best friend.

Are Your In-Laws Trapped In The Triangle of Truth?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

The pressure may be subtle or it might be full-on war, but there's not a person alive who hasn't felt criticized by their in-laws. Whether it's your...

Is Televised Self-help Taking the Place of Religion?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Earle McLeod

I think God is a big sassy black woman, and She sent Oprah down to spread the love. Let's be honest here. The last guy She sent wasn't too media sav...

Setbacks on the Path - In Meditation and Life

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

A friend recently sent me the following email: "I had a 'set back' yesterday and was struggling with 'too many thoughts' and feeling frustrated. I di...