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Experiencing Aloneness and Its Opposite

An excerpt from Live Your Happy by Maria Felipe   Before she was an author and a minister, Reverend Maria Felipe was ...

The Discipline of Happiness

Excerpt from:  Meditation for Daily Stress: 10 Practices for Immediate Well-Being Abrams Books, April 2017   Discovering neuroscience was a revelation to me. It ...

Going to church: Is it worth it? Yes! New study says it lowers risk of suicide among women

By Joy Stephenson-Laws Despite the increasing awareness surrounding mental health issues, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States ...

Is there something that humans just don’t understand about life?

Yes—and it’s huge  By Neale Donald Walsch   How is it possible for seven billion human beings to all want the same thing—safety, ...

When Someone You Love is Dying

An excerpt from Words at the Threshold by Lisa Smartt   When her father became terminally ill with cancer, Lisa Smartt began ...

FIVE WAYS AYAHUASCA IS CHANGING LIVES FOR THE BETTER

Guest post by Rachel Harris, PhD, author of LISTENING TO AYAHUASCA   Ayahuasca is a tea composed of two plants from the ...

CARING FOR THE DYING: THE DOULA APPROACH TO A MEANINGFUL DEATH

An excerpt from: Caring for the Dying: The Doula Approach to a Meaningful Death by Henry Fersko-Weiss   Henry Fersko-Weiss Conari Press, March 2017 ISBN: 9781573246880 Pages ...

How to Stop Constipation with a Few Simple Tests and Adjustments to Your Diet

Guest post by Joy Stephenson-Laws, Founder of Proactive Health Labs (pH) and her team Constipation is one of the most common digestive complaints, ...

Four Signs that the Human Race is Undergoing a Collective Awakening By Steve Taylor

Guest post by Steve Taylor In spiritual circles, it’s often suggested that the human race is in the process of a ...

The Madonna Complex: Why Your Man Won’t Have Sex With You Because He Prefers Pornography

Guest post by Dr. Peter Andrew Sacco Ph.D. Have you ever heard of the Madonna complex? It has nothing to do ...

Your Voice Reveals Your Truth

Guest Post by Leah Guy   Your voice is an important barometer of your health. Like a finely tuned instrument, it reveals ...

Be Excerpt

Guest post by Bahriye Goren-Gulek What is it about certain individuals that inspire not only themselves but also the people around ...

The Sound of Love

By Vanessa Werts, author of Lies and Love: Cleansing the Heart to Make room for Radical Love Love is the most ...

Discover the Life You Were Born to Live

Guest post by Chetan Parkyn I can remember quite clearly a moment in my life when I realized nothing made sense ...

VISUALIZE PROSPERITY

An excerpt from the 40th Anniversary Edition of Creative Visualization by Shakti Gawain If anyone can be called a self-help, self-actualization ...

The Ins and Outs of Coping with Suicidal Thoughts

Managing suicidal thoughts is not an easy task for anyone. While treatment is the most important part of handling this ...

Love is Undefeated

Guest Post by Vanessa D. Werts Have you ever wondered what your life would be if you could conquer your fears, ...

Grassroots Actions are Key for Peace in the Holy Land

Guest post by Dr. Frank Romano, December 7th, 2016   I sincerely believe that one of the keys to peace in the ...

Help for Your Anxious Child. Replacing Worried Thoughts with Coping Thoughts.

Guest Post by Donna Shea & Nadine Briggs The emotion that a child feels when he or she worried is ...

In The Spirit Of Giving, Offer A Peaceful Respite To Those Who Need It Most This Holiday

Guest post by Kim Weiss The trend this holiday season is all about ‘giving’ – not another ugly Christmas sweater, but ...

Excerpt from The Autoimmune Fix by Dr. Tom O’Bryan

Guest Post by Dr. Tom O’Bryan I was recently asked: “What’s the one thing you would do, more than anything else, ...

The Power of Transcendence Through Surprise

Guest post by Deirdre Hade The (Not So) Little Book of Surprises was twenty years in the making.  My husband, Will ...

The Thanksgiving Play Microphone Grab Viewed Around The World

Guest post by Dreama Denver As the mother of a severely autistic son, I know how badly a mother's heart yearns ...

You are Not Alone: The Epidemic of Self-Judgment

An Excerpt from Make Peace with Your Mind by Mark Coleman Many of us are well acquainted with our “Inner Critic.” ...

Minimum Daily Requirement

An excerpt from Start Right Where You Are by Sam Bennett As the creator of The Organized Artist Company, bestselling author Sam ...

5 Tangible Ways to Ease Political Tensions During the Holidays

Guest Post by Emily J. Hooks Do you have a little extra apprehension about the holidays this year? Wonder how you ...

CONQUER CHANGE & WIN IN A NUTSHELL

Guest post by Ralph Masengill Want to be very successful? Here is a simple secret few take advantage of in their ...

17 Ways to Use Meditation for Anxiety Relief Right Now!

Guest post by Ram Dass In the 21 century, meditation is making a resurgence as a practical tool for coping with ...

Be Here Meow From Book Call of the Cats

By Andrew Bloomfield, author of Call of the Cats   Woody Allen once said, “If you want to make God laugh, tell ...

Play, Autism, and The PLAY Project

By Rick Solomon   Just today in the New York Times there was an opinion piece by Paul Tough entitled To Help ...

Physical Activity and the Healthy Heart

By Jacqueline A. Eubany, MD, FACC FHRS www.womenandheartdiseasebook.com Physical activity is important for good heart health. It is beneficial in healthy individuals, ...

Pamela Anne Glassman: An Angel to Remember

By Joan E. Childs, LCSW She was breathtakingly beautiful, brilliant and bewitching!  She was passionate, powerful and precocious.  Her power to ...

Rejoicing Through the Tears, Brenda George

By Brenda George Chapter Nine Totally Isolated That first weekend after the treatment was the hardest, as I had to be isolated from ...

AstroNumerology

By Jesse Kalsi “Numbers are alive and are represented by planetary energy. They have a direct impact on our success, health, ...

Improve your self-esteem with spirituality and prayer

By Kay Christy Self-esteem is subjective.  We each determine for ourselves our self-worth.  This is the good news and the bad ...

Six Ways My Pup Helps Me to Live Mindfully

BY Shannon Kopp She wakes me up early Bella and I share a pillow at night, her head in front of ...

Dropping the Struggle with Change

by Roger Housden   Change itself is the one certainty we can be absolutely sure of. You might say this is obvious ...

Secrets of the I Ching

In her documentary, THE SECRETS OF I CHING, filmmaker Bettina Wilhelm goes in search of the life and achievements of ...

Through the Fire Excerpt

This is an excerpt from “Through the Fire: Cooking Our Way Into a New Relationship With Food” by Charity Dasenbrock ...

How to Be You

Excerpted from HOW TO BE YOU: Stop Trying to Be Someone Else and Start Living Your Life by Jeffrey Marsh, ...

Homeward Bound

By Taj Rowland   The poet Maya Angelou once keenly observed, “The ache for home lives in all of us.”   For me, it ...

Thanks to MS I leave a Legacy Behind for my Little Ones

By Oyuki Aguilar.   I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on July 22, 2008.   You can forget many things in life, but not ...

DIGESTION AND DISEASE

By Shelly Malone, MPH, RDN, and  author of “INFLAMED.” Learn more at http://www.inflamedbook.com Our digestive system is the foundation for wellness ...

Pale Acceptance

By Mac Bogert I was working with a leadership development group on the topic of conflict (one of my favorites, since ...

De-Stress Yourself by Walking Your Own Path

By Doron Libshtein   As founder of the Mentors Channel, I have had the privilege and joy of working very closely with ...

Get Rid of Junk Emotions

By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D. and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. We women know all about calories. Think of how you examine the ...

ESTABLISHING A HOME YOGA PRACTICE

An Excerpt from THE ART AND BUSINESS OF TEACHING YOGA by Amy Ippoliti and Taro Smith, PhD   Yoga in America is ...

The Surprising Freedom that Productivity Brings

We all strive for more meaning in our lives, right? Being more productive may be the key to having more ...

Adventures of Mustang Sally Excerpt

This is an excerpt from the book “Adventures of Mustang Sally” by Don Rashke and Mustang Sally.   Not much has changed up ...

The Health Benefits of Lavender: Growing, Harvesting and Using This Effective Medicinal Plant

By Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, DNM, ROHP Best-selling author of Be Your Own Herbalist and 60 Seconds to Slim   I visited an ...

What Is Your IGS?

An Excerpt from Your Inner GPS by Zen Cryar DeBrücke   You were born with a factory-installed guidance system. It is like ...

Building a Healthy Child

This is an excerpt from the book “Building a Healthy Child,” by Melina Roberts. I am a mother and licensed naturopathic doctor ...

Dear Mom and Dad Memoir

This is an excerpt from the memoir “Dear Mom and Dad” by Georgia Lee McGowen. ------ It’s a good thing we had no ...

Meaningful Coincidences Can Change Your Life

By Bernard D. Beitman, M.D. Two events in your life surprisingly intersect.  One may be a thought or a feeling and ...

Thomas Merton on Silence

An excerpt from A Way to God by Matthew Fox Even though he passed away in 1968 at the young age ...

Imperience

This is an excerpt from the book “Imperience: Understanding the Heart of Consciousness,” by Erik Knud-Hansen. Living spiritually is the only way to ...

Loving On Me

This is an excerpt from the book “Loving on Me!: Lessons Learned on the Journey from Mess to Message,” by Katrina ...

Effective Treatment For Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and Muscle Pain

Ready to Get Well? by Jacob Teitelbaum M.D. Our study titled "Effective Treatment of CFS and Fibromyalgia"(Journal of CFS-see full text at ...

Coffee and Climate Change: Personal and Global Overstimulation

By Brendan Kelly The National Coffee Association says 83% of Americans drink coffee, and that we’re the world's biggest consumer of the ...

Five Foods for Better Bone Health

By Kyle Zagrodzky Osteoporosis isn’t preventable through diet alone, but a balanced diet rich in certain power nutrients can contribute to ...

3 Ways to Step Beyond Overthinking

By Cara Bradley Have you ever tried to stop your mind from thinking? It’s not easy, right? In our society of ...

Breakdown to Breakthrough: The Eight Questions You Need to Ask When Facing a Relationship Challenge

By Linda and Charlie Bloom, authors of Happily Ever After…and 39 Other Myths about Love   When did the honeymoon end in ...

Get It All Done By Telling Your Time What to Do

By Helene Segura, author of The Inefficiency Assassin Have you ever had “one of those days” during which nothing goes to ...

Scrub Away the Emotional Clutter of Toxic Anger

By Donald Altman, M.A., LPC Has toxic anger ever caused a problem for you or your family? No one is immune ...

Q and A with Brad Warner

Author of Don’t Be a Jerk What is The Shōbōgenzō: The True Treasury of the Dharma Eye and why did you decide to ...

Don’t Be a Jerk

An Excerpt from Brad Warner It used to be that nobody outside the worlds of stuffy academics and nerdy Zen ...

FIVE THINGS I LEARNED FROM DOGEN

By Brad Warner, author of Don’t Be a Jerk I discovered the 13th Century Japanese Zen Master Eihei Do-gen when I ...

Seeking Jordan

Q & A with author Matthew McKay What were some of the ways you sought to make contact with your son? In ...

Beginning the Conversation

An Excerpt from Seeking Jordan by Matthew McKay, PhD Time moves us downstream from each loss. The living relationship is further ...

The Lessons of Uncertainty and Loss

An Excerpt from Seeking Jordan by Matthew McKay, PhD The sound of truth, like some harmony that only the wise can ...

Why Things Happen

The ones who hurt Jordan go on, while his days with us slip farther and farther into the past. What ...

All Together: The Living and the Dead

An Excerpt from Seeking Jordan by Matthew McKay, PhD At the funeral, all eyes are on the coffin. As if the ...

Feeling Lonely? Talk to a Woman.

Guest Blog by Kira Asatryan. If you’re human, you’ve felt lonely – at least once or twice. If you’re a straight ...

Our Story

By Nicole Azzopardi, author of The Alchemy Cookbook We tried everything to help our little girl who seemed to be in ...

How Ayurveda Saved My Life & A Harvard Physician’s Story

By Akil Palanisamy, M.D. “Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, But to be fearless in facing them. Let me not ...

Nearly 80% of Americans with Digital Eye Strain Use Multiple Screens

Report Released at CES Finds “Second Screen” Trend May Worsen Eye Symptoms LAS VEGAS (January 6, 2016) – Nearly eight of  every ...

VALSPAR FORECASTS 2016 COLORS OF THE YEAR

(CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER, 2015) – The color experts at Valspar, the nation’s most widely distributed paint brand, have sized ...

The Critics in Your Head Are Not You — or Your Partner

An Excerpt from Succulent Wild Love by Susan Ariel, Rainbow Kennedy and Dr. John Waddell You have a constant stream of ...

Entering Your Inner House

An Excerpt from The Book of SHE by Sara Avant Stover It’s time to learn how to take care of yourself ...

Three Lessons I Learned from Editing MALA OF THE HEART: 108 SACRED POEMS

  Guest blog by Kate Vogt, coeditor of Mala of the Heart Great spiritual and religious traditions teach us to open and ...

SEVEN CUPS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Guest blog by Aleya Dao Imagine a life filled with happiness, connection, and purpose. Just think: You are able to connect ...