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Does Being Hurt Ignite a Desire in Us to Hurt Others?

Sister Jenna | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

After meeting a Syrian man who defected from Syria at the airport, I wrote these thoughts from 30,000 feet above on my way to Washington, D.C. fr...

The 3 Vital Steps of the Apprenticeship Phase

Robert Greene | Posted 11.08.2013 | Books
Robert Greene

This is the phase in life in which we finally declare our independence and establish who we are. But for this second education in our lives, so critical to our future success, there are some powerful and essential lessons that we all can benefit from.

Your Body Is Your Business

MeriLynn Blum | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
MeriLynn Blum

Befriend your body and it can be a great ally, aligned with your intentions. Deny your body and it can be a formidable opponent, at odds with your intentions.

We Live Life in Our Heads

Mary Walker Baron | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Walker Baron

Realizing that we choose the way in which we interpret the day-to-day data of our lives is an amazingly powerful method of regaining our sense of control over all that befalls us.

Pinned: Porn on Pinterest

Susan Harrow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Susan Harrow

I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...

How Thinking About An Elephant Can Make You Happier

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

If you want to distract yourself and raise your thoughts, what do you think about? Do you consider the elephant, contemplate the heavens, or something similar?

Reclaiming the Wisdom of Innocence

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

We can experiment with wise innocence. We can choose to see the world and ourselves with fresh, pure eyes in any moment. Who knows what opportunities might open for us if we do?

Balanced Life -- Do You Buy Green? Refrain From Nagging? Embody Virtue? Better Watch Yourself!

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One interesting aspect of human nature is our tendency to pat ourselves on the back for being good, and then turn around and do something bad.

Art of Attention: Breathing For Healing Sleep

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

When my mind has such a hold that i cannot breathe, Reiki returns me to my breathing. The brief practice I'm using here is Reiki, which helps us breathe, combined with breathing, which helps us sleep.

Art of Attention: When Doing Nothing Is Everything

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

We are all capable of refining our seeing and listening so that instead of moving through our day in a state of reactivity, dread, or disappointment, we can remain open, available to something higher.

A Triathlete Amputee's Thoughts On Her Body: Missing An Arm, But Not Courage, Part 1

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Leadership expert, triathlete and mother of quadruplets, twins and three other children, DeeDee Myers is never without lipstick in her purse. She's always prepared, always presentable, no matter what.

Learning To Love Yourself And Your Body

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Myers says that we can locate virtues inside our bodies. For example, she houses courage in her diaphragm. That's where she goes to find the energy to do a handstand in Yoga.

Art Of Attention: Awakening

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

The process of placing our attention on the doubt and fear - and learning what we need to see in order to bring balance to this life - is the process of awakening that brings us toward that evolution again and again.

A Nudity Experiment: Are You Comfortable Naked?

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

My partner, Will, felt I had shared something that was meant just for us. For me it was a daring investigation into how I see and live with my body, a personal test.

Art of Attention: How Has Yoga Influenced You?

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

When we're attentive, our interior environment resonates as easeful exterior experiences.

On Mastery

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Has mastery become an old-fashioned notion? Mastery takes time, something most of us have trouble finding. It takes discipline, a quality in short supply today.

How To Find Your Clear Intention - Your Possible Dream

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

"To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man." William Shakespeare In response to m...