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Black Messiah: Worth the Weight

Ari Sadowitz | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Ari Sadowitz

Earlier this week, my friends in the band Polyenso wrote, "the world is not ready for what D'Angelo just dropped on us." I love those guys, but I couldn't disagree more. The world is ready for Black Messiah.

12 Beautiful Truths About Life and the World

Elyse Gorman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

We have been taught to look outward for the answers to our problems. But the truth is, your soul knows what to do. Trust that you have everything you'll ever need inside of you right in this moment.

Soul Search: Why Pope Francis Is Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

We have this conundrum of who has a soul and who goes to heaven because the basic premise on the question is rather absurd. The concept of a soul is fatally flawed, just as is the idea of dualism.

Strength of Mind in Motion

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

When strength wins in the mind, it wins in the body. Inner strength literally becomes action. What we think becomes what we do, which eventually becomes who we are.

4 Ways Meditation Can Empower Millennials At Work and in Life

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

From my meditation teacher/practitioner perspective, I see ALL of these aspects as incredibly good, good, good and believe that meditation, dear millennials, is not only something that gels with what you already got goin' on... but it can help you navigate some of your biggest challenges.

As We Heal Ourselves, May We Heal the World

Deb Carlin Polhill | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Deb Carlin Polhill

As a bereaved mother, I know first-hand the challenges faced particularly at this sacred time of year. My prayer for all is one of hope and healing.

The Best 2014 Mix by a Chick Who Doesn't Dig 'Chick Music'

Chiara Cortese | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts
Chiara Cortese

It's 2014. If you're like me, you've probably heard about all you can of the songs Fancy, Chandelier and anything Pitbull. Don't give up though, there is some exceptionally great stuff out there.

The Case For Taking A Facebook Break

Jock Gilchrist | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jock Gilchrist

We are, of course, social creatures. We need other people. When our social nature expresses itself virtually, we have the option of controlling exactly what we look like and what words we use. We have the ability to create a self-advertisement that sells us well.

Moving Beyond Shame

Kaly McKenna | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Kaly McKenna

While the reasons for the shame are as diverse as the millions of women who suffer in this world, here are three reasons highlighting why it is so difficult for women to move beyond the shame.

Revisiting Vulnerability

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Those of us interested in meaningfully supporting our personal growth seem to be increasingly aware of the importance of vulnerability. What exactly ...

Do You Like Who You See When You Look in the Mirror?

Alka Dhillon | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Alka Dhillon

You should acknowledge and greet your true self with open arms and embrace all aspects that you see -- the good, the bad and the ugly. It is only when we do this that we can begin any true transformation. Doing anything other than that, is just going through the motions and will not benefit you.

Start Where You Are

Sister Jenna | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sister Jenna

Do you ever look into the future by starting with where you are? There's a saying, "As it is for you right now, well that's your tomorrow." This is...

It's Okay to Be Angry

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

I'd talk myself out of my own feelings because they seemed so out of place to where everyone else was. So I'd simply go along with it and only express my frustrations vaguely to a few select people in fear that my irritation was somehow "wrong."

5 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Life You Love: Part 2

Elyse Gorman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

What does it mean to live a life true to yourself? What kind of things do you want to be doing on a daily basis? When you look back on your life on your deathbed, what achievements will you be proudest of?

Living Life Now, Even If It Is Temporary

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

All we really have is the present moment -- where you are right now and with whom you are with. Give yourself time to think and reflect. Live purposefully. Be in the now and take it all in. Be brave. Have gratitude for what you have. Accept reality. It is all we have.

Finding Soul in LA: Five Creative Adventures in the City

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 11.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

I love taking classes. I love learning. Since graduating college, I've signed up for courses all over LA, from UCLA Extension's writing seminars (they're great!) to improv workshops at The Groundlings (good too!). And I won't even get into all the acting classes I have experienced.

Do Sacrifice Your Integrity to Avoid Conflict

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People may choose a lack of integrity when they think that the outcome will be worth it. But is it worth any outcome -- emotional or financial -- to do harm to your own soul? We can get away with it only when we are not aware of the harm we are doing to ourselves.

The Woman Who Decided to Save the History of the Human Soul

Steven Crandell | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Steven Crandell

Mary Conover Mellon was only 33 when she first heard a speech by Dr. Carl Jung, a pioneer in psychology and one of the great thinkers of the 20th century.

5 Steps to Soulful Self-Love

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

We keep hearing about self-love and how to nurture and care for ourselves. Self-love is pretty straight forward. It is about taking care of our bodies and mind through time and practices of self-care.

Building Confidence and Self-Esteem

Jenny Florence | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny Florence

Self-esteem relates to the way that we feel about ourselves, it's a reflection of our inner sense of self value and entitlement, whereas confidence is a reflection of the way that we experience ourselves in our external world.

The Difference Between Your Ego and Your Soul

Elyse Gorman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

You can build a better relationship with your soul through stillness, meditation, spending time in nature, soul or journal writing, being open-hearted and authentic, and doing more things that you love.

Protecting Seeds and Their Stories: The Sacred in Everyday Life

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

These stories of the soul are part of our human history, our spiritual and mythic heritage that has nourished us with the sacred meaning of life -- as real as grains ground into flour.

Death: The Teacher of Life?

Tami Shaikh | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

Recently someone close to my family passed away and it made me think about "things." It makes me think of the big questions in life, why were we created, where do we go from here, etc. But I think the thing I think about most is living life to its fullest.

Halloween, Scorpio, Reincarnation and the Birth of Astrology

Gahl Eden Sasson | Posted 10.30.2014 | Religion
Gahl Eden Sasson

The goal of life is death --Sigmund Freud If you live in the Northern hemisphere, and if you are lucky enough to reside ...

What the Worst Sex of My Life (On My Wedding Night!) Taught Me About Love

Heather Strang | Posted 12.24.2014 | Women
Heather Strang

Satisfying sexual connection -- for both parties -- is dependent on a satisfying emotional connection. Yep, I said it. And yes, this is true for women and for men.