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Holistic Spirituality

Yoga Therapy's Potential: An Interview With Dr. Kausthub Desikachar

Rowan Lommel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Rowan Lommel

I recently interviewed Dr. Kausthub Desikachar by email. He began studying yoga when he was 9 years old under the guidance of his teacher and fathe...

What Do You Do, and Who the Hell Cares?

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 02.01.2014 | Small Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Any worthy marketing professional will emphasize the importance of establishing your brand, target audience, and message as the first step of getting your business off the ground.

Face Up to F.A.C.E

Jeannie E. Javelosa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeannie E. Javelosa

With the way the world is going, it's clear that ego has been the guiding force in everything -- actions and outcomes of lives of individuals, groups ...

Summer Solstice 2013: Hold Up to the Sun Your Heart

Teo Bishop | Posted 08.21.2013 | Religion
Teo Bishop

I hold up to the sun my heart, that the bright light on the Summer Solstice might fill it with the spirit of life and vitality. I hold up to the su...

Pay It Forward Fitness

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Master Charles Cannon

A Fitness Center in Portland called Beast Nation is being billed as the world's first free gym. Anyone can work out for no charge whatsoever, as long ...

Our Stubborn Reluctance To Believe

Saul Segan | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Saul Segan

Ever notice when someone encounters an unhappy circumstance, they deem themselves being punished? Yet, when an incredible chain of remedial events take place, and they are rescued or delivered from a dilemma or catastrophe, they merely "lucked out?"

And the Winner Is...

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Master Charles Cannon

An Oscar highlight (or lowlight, depending on your point of view) was the first lady giving the award for Best Picture. This phenomenon was all the mo...

If It Ain't Broke, Fix it

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics
Master Charles Cannon

Official spokespersons for the NRA are defending their reversal on supporting background checks for gun purchases because it "is not working." Let's ...

Lance Armstrong: Doped Because He Was Duped

Master Charles Cannon | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Master Charles Cannon

If we refuse to see what Lance did, and what everyone else does who craves the rewards of celebrity adulation, as a reflection of our own misguided longing, then we are the real dopes.

7 Psychological Steps to Heaven

Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD

Psychology seems to be one of the means people come to seek answers for questions like spirituality and inner peace. There is an innate desire for most of us to have a sense of internal connection to peace that some may call heaven.

The Solution to Our God Problems

Wes Nisker | Posted 11.22.2011 | Comedy
Wes Nisker

Why should anybody care if someone uses a different name for god? I simply can't imagine any respectable deity saying with menace, "Hey buddy, what did you call me?"

Finding Spirituality Amid Manhattan Madness

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin Joy Henry

I couldn't keep living this way. In January 2010, I vowed to make a change. I surrendered to the possibility that life didn't have to be such an emotional struggle.

Spiritual Solutions #2: Find Your True Being

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra and Annie B. Bond Find True Self Esteem True self-esteem is not the same thing as improving your self-image. Self-image results fro...

Finding True Freedom

Isha Judd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

Have you ever got to a point in your life where you felt you had everything, yet there was still something missing?

Forgiveness: You Want Acceptance, But Are You Giving It?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

While you may not like or agree with how you were raised, or may be angry that you aren't accepted for who you are by your parents, remember that they are also people with feelings and their own history.

Are the Stories and Thoughts in Your Head Actually True?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I was flying home today from a really great weekend, when I suddenly got attacked by a plethora of crazy stories and thoughts. This attack lasted for...

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.

Do You Keep Your Word?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I was asked to do something recently for someone, and she was truly surprised that I did it, and that I did it well. This shocked me, her surprise, b...

We Don't Actually Have to Believe Everything We Think

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

We all have negative thoughts and doubts that come up for us every waking second of every day. They bombard us all the time.

If You Lose Everything, Perhaps It's Because You Built it From an Inauthentic Place

Holly Sidell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

Not too long ago, I lost everything. I fell into a deep depression because I never truly got why it happened.

Let Those Walls Around Your Heart Come Crumbling Down

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

Love is simply having an open heart, being open, and letting down your walls. This is universal love.... It is not just romantic love.

What Is Really Keeping You From Your Success?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

I had a conversation with someone over sushi last night about what success means to us, what we want to achieve, and why we haven't achieved those things yet.

10 Ways To Transform Toxic Thoughts

beliefnet.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you've ever felt the way anger or fear can electrify the atmosphere in a room, you'll know what Sandra Ingerman means by "toxic thoughts." The auth...