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Finding Success in Surrender

Ari Andersen | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ari Andersen

"Once I decided I would be happy living in my truck, I was free." The man who said this to me never has to work again. He built a company from noth...

Do You Really Know How Powerful Your Intentions Are?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.26.2014 | 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.

The Essence of Cool

Anuraag Girdhar | Posted 04.05.2014 | College
Anuraag Girdhar

Disclaimer: This article is for humorous purposes only. That being said, any resemblance to the opinions or ideologies of real persons, living or dead...

Let There Be Light: A Mindfulness Practice to Dispel Darkness

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The practice is to remind yourself that in those unavoidable moments of darkness that come with the privilege of living in a human skin, it is the nature of the light to give itself to you unconditionally.

It's Not What You Look at That Matters, It's What You See

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The gift of conscious perception can be an astounding event that happens whenever we realize that it is we, and we alone, who assign meaning to whatever our eyes fall upon every moment of every day.

In Case You Missed It: I Am One with Social Media

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 02.27.2013 | Home
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Like pen pals, landlines and citizen band radio before, cyberculture is about navigating social spaces through use of new tools.

6 Ways To Listen To Your Higher Self

Cindy Wigglesworth | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Cindy Wigglesworth

There is no right or wrong way to experience your Higher Self, but it is important to pay attention until you are sure you can discern it. Then you can learn to listen to it. This level of attainment also shifts our relationship to the ego.

The Most Silent Voice Is the One That Yells the Loudest: Unearthing the Spirit Within

Raymond Torres | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Raymond Torres

To truly exercise our most sacred ideals of "life and liberty" we must first be responsible to internally lay hold of who we are and not constantly live to appease other people's expectations or reactions of us.

The Limitless Treasure Of Who You Are

Gangaji | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gangaji

As I began to grow up, I attempted to define myself -- this presence of "I" -- through endlessly collecting information. In this natural process of mental awareness inhabiting a body, I discovered a symphonic mandala of sometimes competing, sometimes complementing explanations.

Identity Crisis In The Age Of Technology

Nancy Colier | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

What is causing us to relate to ourself in the third person, to want to turn ourself into a product? Are we afraid that if we don't continually tell the world who we are that we will be invisible?

Who We Are vs. Who We Should Be

Christine Sachs | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

Perhaps if we can let go of the interpretation of what we think our lives should be, we might finally be able to fully embrace -- and celebrate -- what our lives are.

On Spiritual Truths

Sam Harris | Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion
Sam Harris

The fact that human consciousness allows for remarkable experiences does not make the worldview of Sayed Qutb, or of Islam, or of revealed religion generally, any less divisive or ridiculous.