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Self Transcendence

Review Essay on "Levels of Life" by Julian Barnes

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 08.21.2014 | Books
Robert D. Stolorow

The friend who gave me the book knew that I had been investigating and writing about the phenomenology of traumatic loss since the death of my late wife in February of 1991 shattered my world.

Find a Transcending Purpose to Motivate Your New Year's Resolution

Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle

Vic: Hello again, Winston! Winston: Why, hello, Vic. What's on your mind today? Vic: Well, we talked last time about the difference between self-...

The God Spot Revisited: Spirituality As Evolved Brain Function

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.20.2012 | Science
Nigel Barber

It makes sense that the brain might be specialized for religious experiences. Indeed, an evolutionary perspective on religion implies that humans are inherently susceptible to religious views.

People Are Running 3,100 Miles Around A Single Block In Queens

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.05.2011 | New York

The world's longest certified footrace is happening right now--on a single city block in Jamaica, Queens. The 15th Annual Self-Transcendence 3,100...

STRESS Month: A Patchwork Approach to 'Religious' Experience

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

For many today, organized religions are not providing the experience described above; perhaps it is because there is too much attention directed toward the interpretation of ancient texts.

Extended Awareness: The Possibilities of Quantum Consciousness

Michael Bernard Beckwith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Bernard Beckwith

When we consider current scientific studies of the brain relative to the field of quantum consciousness, the evolutionary possibilities for the individual and our global family are limitless.

Soul on Fire

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Learning to remain relaxed and go with life's flow is a high achievement indeed. Mind-body practice helps, meditation helps, but in the end it is self-awareness that is required.

The 3,100 Mile Race To Self-Transcendence

ODE Magazine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When Suprabha Beckjord crossed the finish line, there were no medals, no multi-million dollar athletic contracts to sign. There were only her fellow r...