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Spiritual Health

Loving Your Feet

Trish Kinney | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Trish Kinney

These amazing feet of mine have never complained, just kept on giving day after day, decade after decade.

It Is Really About Self-Acceptance

Martha Pasternack | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

What would be possible for you if you embraced all of you -- your memories and your forgetfulness-bringing them together into the present moment? How would that be?

Three Elements Of Body-Soul Fitness

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

When most people think of "fitness," they think of big muscles, speed and agility, or ideal body weight. But our definition of fitness needs a makeover. True fitness needs to include emotional and spiritual well-being, which provide the foundation for attaining a fit body.

The Art of Letting Go With Spring Buddha and Dogwood Tree

Faisal Hoque | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Today I decide to let the universe guide me with its eternal wisdom. Today I pray that I learn to let go -- even if it is just for a moment.

3 Causes of Burnout -- and How to Avoid Them

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

By cultivating attitudes and practices that release self-induced pressure, you can have the work-life balance that you want. Even the smallest decisions can transform the way you work and live.

Stepping Through the Door... Into Yourself

Steve McSwain | Posted 02.13.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

You cannot imagine -- or, maybe you can -- how many religious people, mostly religious leaders, say to me, "I agree with much of what you say... much ...

On Love As Your Guiding Principle

Cindy Wigglesworth | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Cindy Wigglesworth

Love became my "true north" -- my guiding principle for acting from my highest and best self. When I am confused and upset, I need something simple and easy to remember. So my "guiding question" in a tough moment is: "What would love do?"

A Love Letter to My Sisters

Ginnie Love | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ginnie Love

Look above you into the sky and recognize the expansive majesty and mysteries of how great an opportunity to be on this rock floating in space. Recognize the universe and your part in it. It is beyond miraculous.

Is Meditation Important?

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Meditation is important for every human being. Meditation fulfills the natural tendency of human life to look for a joy that does not diminish, a love that does not get distorted or turn into negative emotions.

Practice Mindfulness To Change Your Self-Perception

Tara Brach | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

The two parts of genuine acceptance -- seeing clearly and holding our experience with compassion -- are as interdependent as the two wings of a great bird. Together, they enable us to fly and be free.

The Soul's Calling for a Place of Peace

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Peace is not a new pursuit. Whether it's personal peace of mind or a more global peace between nations, we are a species with a long history of wishing for it.

4 Guidelines To Re-Spark Your Creativity

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

We must not stay attached to outcome. When the time comes, after putting our heart and soul into relationship with creation, we must let it go, say goodbye. Otherwise, there can be no space for what wants to happen creatively to come forward, be born into the world.

Healing the Record of Our Soul's DNA

Steve Robertson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Steve Robertson

Like a musical note seeking union with the harmony of itself, the soul returns to human form, to earth, in order to heal and integrate into a more perfect remembrance of the divinity of love it already is.

We Are the 'New Normal' -- Not the 'New Age'

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

We may not be able to escape the effects of polarity completely, yet we can shift ourselves to a more harmonious position.

GPS Guide: Peace, Pretty In Pink

Robin Hickman | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Robin Hickman

Twenty years ago, a divine gift touched my soul and stirred my spirit. While visiting my cousin in California, her then-6-year-old daughter Nikki and I spent a whole glorious day playing dolls.

3 Fearless Ways To Let Go

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

While I have experienced -- and want to affirm -- the absolute centrality of letting go, I would like to complicate it somewhat also. Because it matters what you're letting go into -- and that, I think, is actually the harder part of the work.

The Iceberg Effect

Amanda Slavin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I now have an awareness of my feelings, my opinions, my reality. I think twice before staying out late, living a life of no discipline, and I certainly won't settle for anyone else's 10 percent.

On Karma: It's True ... We Get What We Deserve

Christina M. Martínez | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Christina M. Martínez

How many times have you accepted this excuse and settled for what you have at this very moment, never giving a thought to what you could have?

A Lost Suitcase and a Spiritual Journey

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

In all of this, the lesson for me, a person who has dedicated her life to health, is in letting go. Letting go of the worry, the control, the anger, the emotion that we often bury deep inside our bodies, and watching life like you might watch a movie.

Why the World Needs a Spiritual
Health Screening Test

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH "We cannot be content to see men hungry, to see men victimized with starvation and ill health when we have th...

Give Your Workouts A Purpose

Mina Samuels | Posted 11.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

We work out for all sorts of reasons -- maybe we do it to de-stress, to lose weight, to get stronger, to be healthy or for all those ends and others.

The Spiritual Dimensions Of Work And Unemployment

Matthew L. Skinner | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion
Matthew L. Skinner

Our society's current unemployment epidemic is, in part, a spiritual crisis. Communities of faith must address it with diligence. The scars resulting from it will, for many, go far beyond prolonged frustration and lost economic vitality.

There is a Beauty Within You #3: Knowing Yourself as Compassionate Awareness

Bob Lingvall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Lingvall

Throughout your day imagine being compassion, radiating warmth and love from the center of your chest, especially when you want to relax and feel more grounded.