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Rebirth

Zen and the Art of Writing an Obituary

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Like so many other people I know, the holiday season is by far he most difficult time of the year for me. Seeing the stores and promenades decked and...

The New, New Place

Alison Parks | Posted 10.29.2014 | Fifty
Alison Parks

I hate moving, but I'm getting rather good at it. I try on and immerse myself in different environments. Kind of an Eat, Pray, Love of various communities, gaining some new angle of perspective in each place. So far it's without Javier Bardem, though. Damn.

Escape From Silicon Valley

Alison Parks | Posted 10.26.2014 | Fifty
Alison Parks

I've entered a virtual incubator of my own making, while I ponder and work and remember what it means to listen to my heart, my soul. And I wait to realize that I'm on the other side, transformed into the new thing.

Death, Life and Rebirth

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Each death is a reminder of the mystery of it all -- a reminder that we can only live each day as if it were the most important day of our lives and love as if it means everything.

Daily Meditation: Be Reborn

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A Very Happy Re-Birthday

James Brandon | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
James Brandon

June 11 is my birthday. It is also a day recently pointed out to me, that was once the date for highest suicides. The irony and morbidity of that ti...

Daily Meditation: Gliding

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.02.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

They're Leaving the Nest -- A Leap of Faith

Dianne Harman | Posted 06.14.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

I'd like to think we mommas of all species share something in common: We watch out for our hatchlings.

Happy Birthday... You're Fired!

John Brubaker | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
John Brubaker

My daughter woke me up early one morning smiling and I realized she didn't care whether I coached or not. Neither did my wife. They just cared that I loved them.

Kona Coffee: A Gold Standard, From Under the Volcano

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 05.05.2014 | Home
Corinna Clendenen

What's so special about Kona coffee?

Philip Seymour Hoffman and the Wheel of Suffering

Tim McHenry | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McHenry

Lou Reed died an exemplary death. He was surrounded by his wife and his friends, bathed in the dappled gauze of a Long Island morning sun. As Laurie A...

Lost and Found

Irene Tanner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Now that my definition of "home" has a whole new landscape and mindset, I will take some time to reflect on feelings about the events that have transp...

Life Beneath the Surface

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

Tu B'Shvat is the Jewish New Year for trees. It is often marked with joyous tunes, tree planting ceremonies (in Israel), and the consumption of many fruit. So if Tu B'Shvat isn't a festival, why do we celebrate it and what is its function?

7 Quotes To Inspire You To Seize The New Year

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Reinventing the Apocalypse: Gary Lemons Streams Collective Consciousness With Poetry (Part 2)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.16.2013 | Books
Russell C. Smith

His current collection of poems, "Snake," imagines a post-apocalypse Earth long after the extinction of the human race where a character that embodies all of the feelings, thoughts and emotions of our entire civilization when it no longer exists.

Time for Rebirth

Laura Bushnell | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Bushnell

Rebirth can be anything you want. You can create your life. If you simply wake up from the dream and find yourself more at peace, it will change the way your life unfolds. It will enhance your journey.

The Horrible News I Received After My Divorce

Peggy Nolan | Posted 06.15.2013 | Divorce
Peggy Nolan

Who would I be without him defining who I was? How could I keep a marriage going that no longer had trust, no longer had commitment, and no longer had love?

Let Go... And Grow!

Bonnie St. John | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Bonnie St. John

I have come to realize that in order to experience the rich and rewarding life I seek, there has to be a balance between discipline and passion. My dogged determination to hunker down and plow through any situation often meant that I ignored or missed opportunities for joy in my life.

Are You Alive?

Marilyn Tam | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Are you alive? It might seem to be a silly question, as you are obviously technically alive since you are reading this. But are you truly alive and living the life you were born to live -- a life of purpose, vitality and meaning?

Cultivating Self-Affection During Tricky Times

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Spring, in all her glory, dares the frosty air. Do we? Do we dare to shake off the wintry cold that hardens hearts and dampens dreams? Do we dare to bloom today, to become that which is best in our hearts, and that which most inspires our spirit? Do we dare?

4 Lessons From Spring

William Horden | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Every change of season evokes emotions, but spring, charging out of winter's cold dark with renewed life and brighter days, seems our most beloved. New hopes bloom like flowers springing back from roots we feared lost to numbing ice.

New Years Resolutions

Philip David Morton | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Philip David Morton

This forgetting the past thing and starting anew works very well for me as I don't like myself or anything I've done. I wish we had a New Year every month!

In the Time of the Great Awakening: Approaching Dec. 21, 2012

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

May you step into this time with awareness, conscious of the collective intention to meet at this threshold and birth humanity anew. May you fulfill the promise of this time as you gather up those around you and embark on this new journey.

Kenny Loggins: How I Climbed My Own Personal Everest

Kenny Loggins | Posted 01.30.2013 | Fifty
Kenny Loggins

I've allowed myself this feeling only a few times in my life. It's a moment when suddenly, unexpectedly there is nothing to plan or do, and nothing to fear. All of life is distilled into here and now. I am no longer concerned about tomorrow. Everything I need is all around me.

What Does Rebirth Mean To You?

Brittany Binowski | Posted 11.15.2012 | Arts

Last week, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and re-election of President Barack Obama, we asked our community to submit images on Twitter and Instagram ...