nutrition

BODY TALK: Your food is killing you

BODY TALK: Your food is killing you

I’m not a foodie—not by a long shot. I eat to live, only that, which means I can—and often do—eat the same thing morning,...
April 14, 2015 × 0 comments

poetry, writing

JOURNALING AND POETRY: Accessing the poet in you!

JOURNALING AND POETRY: Accessing the poet in you!

April has been recognized by the American Academy of Poets as National Poetry Month. There’s something about poetry in every...
April 12, 2015 × 0 comments

transformative travel

HEALING AND AWAKENING: A transformative and illuminating trip to Mount Shasta

HEALING AND AWAKENING: A transformative and illuminating trip to Mount Shasta

Excerpted from Light Atonement by Ariyana ~a star child~, the story of an ordinary woman’s transition to life as an awakened...
April 11, 2015 × 0 comments

writing

TALES OF LONG AGO: Childhood memories from Flynn Park Elementary School

TALES OF LONG AGO: Childhood memories from Flynn Park Elementary School

Stories from childhood are like myths and legends of one’s life. They can be told for their own sake, and a listener or reader will...
April 10, 2015 × 0 comments

meditation

FROM MARTIAL ARTS TO THE ASHRAM: A Yogananda disciple’s journey towards inner peace

FROM MARTIAL ARTS TO THE ASHRAM: A Yogananda disciple’s journey towards inner peace

Excerpted from Meditation as a Way of Life by Reverend Alan Pritz, a guide to the meditative life based on the teachings of Paramahansa...
April 8, 2015 × 1 comment

personal growth

ENLIGHTENMENT INTENSIVE: Who are you and what is life?

ENLIGHTENMENT INTENSIVE: Who are you and what is life?

I was invited by a friend to attend a weekend workshop to be held at a retreat centre in the woods north of Toronto. The workshop was...
April 7, 2015 × 0 comments

psychology

RELIGIOUS ATHEIST: An imaginary number

RELIGIOUS ATHEIST: An imaginary number

I belong to a number of meetups. In an attempt to find “my tribe” I go to these gathering-togethers of like-minded people...
April 6, 2015 × 0 comments

contemplations

GO WITH THE FLOW: Alter your perception and move through the situation

GO WITH THE FLOW: Alter your perception and move through the situation

How many times have you heard the phrase,“He/she was just lucky?” Think of emotions that run through your mind when someone you’re...
April 4, 2015 × 0 comments

transformative travel

FLOWERWOMAN: Magic words surrounded by petals

FLOWERWOMAN: Magic words surrounded by petals

She runs a 24-hour flower shop in some lane in Montreal. It has a narrow entrance, but is long within. It’s 2 a.m. and the light...
April 3, 2015 × 0 comments