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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Yoga?

Dani Alpert | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dani Alpert

I don't know why I was surprised that there was two yoga classes a day, during my week long yoga retreat in Mexico. It was a friggin' yoga retreat!! The classes were wonderful, but I was a little bored. Why did I go? Someone had put it on my to-do list. Oh, yeah, that was me.

Psychic Income

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Halamandaris

"That little girl changed me, though to this day she doesn't see how. Now what's important to me is 'psychic income' -- the feeling I get when I know I can make a difference in someone's life."

Where We Are the Future

Justine Valinotti | Posted 06.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Justine Valinotti

Some religious leaders and their followers are starting to realize that if their faith communities are to have any future at all -- let alone carry out their missions -- they must include people of all gender identities. The faith traditions cannot continue to confine themselves to the gender binary.

God's Guidance of the Ethical Evolution of our Species

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 11.10.2013 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Here's an excerpt from my new book And God Said, "Billy!" One may nurture, respect and love tradition and yet grow in the light of the logic of our ...

Of Those Who Doubt Loyally at Wild Goose

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 10.13.2013 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

We're not loyal to some idea of God based on correct theology, but to the hope that our spiritual longing herself is, might be, will be, a sign to us that truth and beauty exists to be longed for.

Moms Change the World: Wendy Silvers

Monique Ruffin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

I'm convinced that empowered, knowing, self-embodied mothers can move mountains. It doesn't matter what type of work these moms do. What matters is that they do it from their hearts and souls, knowing they can create change. Wendy Silvers is one of these mothers.

4 Ways Immigrant Cultural Wisdom Is Inspiring America

Rohit Kumar | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics
Rohit Kumar

The most diverse gathering of races and ethnicities from across the world is living in one place here in the United States. We often focus on the econ...

A Guide For Your Soul: Inspiration For Searching Inside

Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

The Awakening of Sandy: Will Power Truly Be Restored?

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

In truth, we cannot control the weather. This is fate. However, we can control whether and how we respond to these moments. This is destiny.

Joy, Passion and Parties for the Environment

Patrick Groneman | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green
Patrick Groneman

Let's ditch the the 99% slogan. In these dire circumstances we must be the 100% -- not because it sounds better, but because all 100% of us are deeply intertwined. We have no choice about this, and to start from any other place will leave us missing the fundamental pieces of transformation.

Are You Decent?

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

I learned long ago not to use God to justify my actions, to act like I'm superior to anyone else, or to rationalize my false need to control the lives of my fellow man and woman. Instead, I try my level best to cultivate my decency, and pray for other Americans to do the same.

Ignite Your Passion and Change the World

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 06.07.2011 | Denver
Michael J. McCarthy

Last summer, Latinos were in the streets protesting what they seen as unfair immigration laws. They played a proactive role in rectifying an injustice. Why aren't the rest of us?

Sweet Dissonance and Buddhist Chant: Be-Being (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

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Love on the Other Side of The Street - Can Hope Conquer Wall Street's Woes?

Sheila Tendy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheila Tendy

The world is in the midst of an intense struggle for survival - Good versus Evil, Dark versus Light. We feel the grit of our times. So much of our foc...

Starting 2010 With "Mental Muscle" -- A Spiritual Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

After the Oprah/Tolle classes ended and the "freshness" of the ideas faded, so did my discipline in using them. A year and a half later, I realized I was missing the structure of those classes.

The Spiritual Lessons of HIV

Mark Olmsted | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Olmsted

I learned to remind myself, every time that I felt tempted to internalize the societal stigma around HIV, that I contracted this disease in the search for human intimacy.

3 Ways to Get Self-Centered For The Holidays

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

When we think "self-centered," unpleasant images often come to mind; but it becomes important in the context of self-actualization to distinguish SELF...

Interview with Omega Institute Co-Founder Elizabeth Lesser

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

Everything about life is mysterious and beautiful and touching and tragic and lovely and mystical. And we waste so much time -- almost every minute -- on swimming against the river.

Four Noble Buddha Quotes

Perry Garfinkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Garfinkel

Isn't it - I can't decide whether to say "ironic" or "appropriate" - that modern technology now brings us wisdom that would otherwise have been consid...