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5 Ways the World Cleans Its Dirty Conscience

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When too much of a good thing starts to feel like a bad thing, it may be time to unclog the spiritual sewage pipe. Photo by: Edison Walker We've se...

Stephen B. Steward Unleashes a "Whole Heart" in Debut Album

Ernest Owens | Posted 04.14.2014 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

It took 53 years for Smithville, Mississippi native Stephen B. Steward to know when he hit "the right time." While many men his age are looking for...

18 Ways To Live a Successful Life (That Have Nothing To Do With Money)

Alexa Cortese | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexa Cortese

Who doesn't hope to be financially secure? Most of us probably do, but to make money, power, and possessions your sole goal in life is to ignore the deeper purpose of the human experience.

Falling in Love

Robin Korth | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

I believe we have it quite backwards and maybe even upside down and inside out. We must first apply the "L" word to ourselves. Then, it blossoms into something quite remarkable and supremely enriching.

Daily Meditation: Your Inner Life

Posted 04.08.2014 | 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 Soulful Music Man: An Interview With Tomás Doncker

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

If you ask him where home is: He most likely will say: "Anywhere from Brooklyn to Ethiopia and everywhere in-between. I'm a citizen of the planet."

Do You Really Know How Powerful Your Intentions Are?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.26.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Too often, in the busyness of our lives, our intentions are semi-unconscious, meaning they slip unnoticed directly through to the reactive habit-mind, circumventing the deeper contemplative self. As a result, we may make choices which spawn consequences that we may not anticipate.

And We Are Magnificent!

Robin Korth | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

What remarkable pieces of life we human beings are. We are blood and bone -- an earthy physiology of cells conglomerated into sinew and tissue, powere...

The Illusion of Logic

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Temember that when you are using airtight logic to get what you want, poke a few holes in it to allow this other force to breathe. Allow the magic of the universe to weave its way through the fluid foundation you have built. Remain flexible as to how things are "supposed to" happen. There's something bigger at play.

One Mother Challenges Five Common Myths About Death and Dying

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

I do not subscribe to death, per se. Rather, I believe in transition... the transition of souls.

Daily Meditation: Serenity

Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion

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

Daily Meditation: Marching On

Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion

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

Soul Searching... Enjoy the Journey!

David Kanegis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kanegis

No matter how it is framed, searching our soul commonly carries the expectation of long and arduous bouts of self-examination and personal doubt. It is often fraught with stress and anxiety when in reality it has the potential of sweeping us away on a magnificent adventure.

A Yogi Embraces Pope Francis

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Sister Jenna

As I approach my upcoming birthday, I am drawn to remember Pope Francis. There are moments that touch our lives and I remember where I was on March...

3 Tips to Attain Modern Success

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 03.10.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Imprinted within our psyches is the notion that success is something that should be visible. Until recently, it has had a rather distinct look to it.

What Is Spirituality? A Lenten Reflection for All Spiritual Traditions

Steve McSwain | Posted 03.07.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

What is spirituality? "It is," as Rabbi Kaplan puts it, "the progressive unlearning of the strange ideas about God you've been taught..." Consider t...

How Laughter Can Heal the Heart and Soul

Joyce Marter | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

To me, laughter is a non-sexual orgasm. My mind, body and spirit are tickled, sending waves of euphoria that reverberate throughout me. All that is negative is converted into positive waves of light and love. I greatly value the healing and connecting properties of laughter.

Car Review: The 2014 Kia's Soul Has Got "Soul"

Rita Cook | Posted 02.24.2014 | Business
Rita Cook

A funky little car that Kia has presented in 2014 with an entirely new design. The 2014 Kia Soul, well, has soul. Great for getting around the city and practical with good gas mileage, and the hatchback means lots of space for extra friends and all the extra stuff you need to haul.

Why I've Stopped Putting Anyone on a Pedestal

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman

This year has been quite an adventure. I've moved from having many of my heroes on my vision board to meeting nearly all of them in real life, and in ...

How to Be Happy When Life Is Tough

Erin Cox | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

I have friends who have lived through cancer, divorce, and other substantial losses who claim that periods of expansive growth, newfound gratitude, and authentic happiness followed their deepest and darkest times.

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...

Are You Strong Enough to Love?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We cannot see the beauty in others when we are rejecting ourselves. When we allow others to define our worth, then of course we take it personally when someone rejects us -- because we have already rejected ourselves.

Brian McKnight Connects With Fans On and Off the Stage

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

A quick thrust of legendary singer Brian McKnight's hips had concert goers jumping out of their seats suddenly sending them into pure fan-demonium....

Creating Trust in a Fear-Based Environment

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

When we were children our parents or teachers did their best to connect the dots so we could see an entire picture. Remember puzzles? Where are th...

Finding Self Acceptance in the Mirror of Anger, Blame or Disappointment

Julie Genovese | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

Has anyone upset you lately? When I get rattled, generally it's by folks who: 1. Blame others (and won't change themselves) 2. Judge & criticize (...