spiritual practices

CREATING RITUAL: 7 easy steps to make 2015 your best year yet

CREATING RITUAL: 7 easy steps to make 2015 your best year yet

The following article is excerpted from Your Hidden Riches – Unleashing the Power of Ritual to Create a Life of Meaning. Do...
October 14, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

REFLECTION: Let go of the day by doing these exercises before bed

REFLECTION: Let go of the day by doing these exercises before bed

The following is an excerpt from Barb Schmidt’s book The Practice. Reflection is our final exercise of the day. This is when...
October 7, 2014 × 0 comments

participatory culture, video

Tent City

Tent City

“Get a job, you bum.” That’s what less-than-sympathetic people are often heard saying to the long-term homeless....
October 4, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

YOUR RAINBOW BODY: Discovering our personality differences and auras

YOUR RAINBOW BODY: Discovering our personality differences and auras

Why are we so different from one another? I have always been curious about this and have considered human diversity to be at least...
September 17, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

AN URGE TO MERGE: The first stage in the cycle of falling (and staying) in love

AN URGE TO MERGE: The first stage in the cycle of falling (and staying) in love

Excerpted from Love Cycles by couples therapist Linda Carroll, in which she explains the five essential stages of love that a person...
September 16, 2014 × 0 comments

community building

WATER AND WELFARE: Detroit’s community crisis

WATER AND WELFARE: Detroit’s community crisis

Between March and late July of 2014, the city of Detroit shut off running water, with little to no warning, to about 17,000 city residents...
September 14, 2014 × 0 comments

spiritual practices

MUTUAL AWAKENING AND CULTURAL CHANGE: Talking with Patricia Albere and Jeff Carreira of the Evolutionary Collective

MUTUAL AWAKENING AND CULTURAL CHANGE: Talking with Patricia Albere and Jeff Carreira of the Evolutionary Collective

We’ve been hearing for some time that the world’s on the edge of a spiritual awakening, a sort of cultural paradigm shift....
September 8, 2014 × 0 comments

contemplations

THE GRATITUDE MONUMENT: Remembering the hardship of previous generations

THE GRATITUDE MONUMENT: Remembering the hardship of previous generations

As a Canadian I have a lot to be grateful for. Free access to education, health care, a social safety net, the right to express myself...
September 6, 2014 × 2 comments

personal growth

DRAMA OR PATHOS: Pick between creativity or victimization

DRAMA OR PATHOS: Pick between creativity or victimization

As human beings we’re drawn to drama, and not just the drama that takes place on stage and in the theatre. We could fight that...
September 4, 2014 × 0 comments