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Spiritual Guidance

The Importance of Meditation for Parents of Children With Special Needs or Challenges

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

On my end, I've written that my meditation practice has been my "saving grace." Okay, if I am going to be honest... it is stronger than that. It has saved my life. With my daughter, I probably would have lingered in a consistent state of depression. I've had bouts, but with my practice I could always get out of it.

The Women Who Listen

Princess Märtha Louise and Elisabeth Nordeng | Posted 05.25.2014 | Books
Princess Märtha Louise and Elisabeth Nordeng

When you learn to listen to your own song, you will also become better at hearing and respecting the unique songs of others.

Do You Know How to Love Yourself?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you were not well-loved as a child, or you didn't have parents or other caregivers who role-modeled loving themselves, it may be hard to know what it means to love yourself and difficult to know how to do it.

The Powerful Key to Creating a Loving Relationship

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Instead of rejecting and abandoning themselves by avoiding responsibility for their own feelings with various addictions, loving people take full responsibility for their own pain and joy so that they are not needy of someone doing this for them.

Another Reason To 'Go With The Flow'

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

While I truly believe that the choices we make and even the thoughts we think all matter greatly and affect the outcome of our existence, I also believe there is also another force at work and our role is actually more of a co-creator in our own lives.

The Rising Tide of Powerlessness

Marlise Karlin | Posted 03.05.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Marlise Karlin

A sense of powerlessness is overtaking many people today. Similar to superstorm Sandy's insurgent waves pounding unprotected shores, financial cliffs ...

Looking For Guidance? 3 Ways To Find It (VIDEO)

Sura | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Sura

Guidance comes through when you're willing to let go of your attachment to "the answer" and willing to live in the question of what it is you want to create. You must be willing to release your expectations of life. There is no "trying" in receiving guidance. It is an act of surrender.

Searching for Love

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

My life changed when I finally understood how to access the unconditional love that is always available to all of us. What I came to understand is that love, like the air we breathe, enters our heart by invitation only.

Navigating the Spiritual Jungle

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 08.29.2012 | New York
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

Every human being has psychological blindspots, and to expect spiritual teachers not to have them, even if they are claiming enlightenment, is a set up for deep disillusionment down the road

What Program Is on Your Inner TV?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Is your inner TV on? If so, what program is on? Who has the remote -- your wounded self or your loving adult? You might want to start to notice this. The rewards of switching off your inner TV are really great!

How Hot Is Your Anger?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Anger can be an effective expression of passion for justice and fairness, for basic rightness, for what is appropriate and humane. But anger can also be like a single match that can burn an entire forest, causing tremendous damage and hurt, wars, greed and self-deception.

Who Am I?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Take a lesson from Elvis Presley: Learn to define your own worth, instead of having to ask others, "Who am I?"

Have You Stopped Dreaming?

Holly Sidell | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women
Holly Sidell

We may not have the luxury of quitting our jobs. We may not have the luxury of going after our dreams full-time. But we have the luxury of remembering that our happiness is in our hands.

Beauty, Gratitude and the Open Heart

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Notice the peace and joy it gives you to be in this moment with this simple object of beauty. What would life be like if you spent more moments like this, in the present with beauty and with all you have? How much of your waking time is spent in this way?

You Are Never Alone

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

What if you knew that you were never alone -- that you were always being guided by a personal source of spiritual guidance? If you knew and experienced this, you would undoubtedly feel much safer and more peaceful.

Who Is Responsible for Your Feelings?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you pay careful attention to your emotions, you will discover, in your relationships with others, that it is often not another's behavior that is creating your misery or your inner peace or joy, but rather your own responses.

'If I'm Perfect, No One Will Reject Me' -- Healing Perfectionism

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you believe that being "perfect" gives you control over how people feel about you?" If you do, then you are coming from three big false beliefs that are causing you much unhappiness.

Find The Divine Guidance In Your Life

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

In this vlog I share how I've experienced energetic guidance throughout my life. Open your mind to the infinite energy around you and learn to connect to your own divine guidance.

Education: The Blossoming of a Child

Sadhguru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Sadhguru

This following is excerpted from "My Conversations with the Mystic", an interview of Sadhguru by Shekhar Kapur, the director of the Academy-Award winning film "Elizabeth".

10 Spiritually Transmitted Diseases

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

I have been struck by the way in which our spiritual views become similarly "infected" by a confused and immature relationship to complex spiritual principles.

Balanced Life: Imitate a Spiritual Master

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of the most universal spiritual practices is the imitation of a spiritual master as a way to gain understanding and discipline.