mind-body

PAIN & STRESS: Uncover layers of stress to resolve chronic pain

PAIN & STRESS: Uncover layers of stress to resolve chronic pain

How can we avoid upheaval and challenges? We can’t. No one is immune to stress. Each of us faces the ups and downs, the yin and...
October 11, 2014 × 0 comments

community building

FEMINISTS DON’T HATE MEN: And it’s harmful to pretend they do

FEMINISTS DON’T HATE MEN: And it’s harmful to pretend they do

This year has been a year of higher than usual visibility for feminism as random and not-so-random celebrities have claimed identification...
October 9, 2014 × 1 comment

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

mind-body

THE G MAN: Focus on the purpose, not the task

THE G MAN: Focus on the purpose, not the task

Excerpted from naturopathic doctor Joseph Christiano’s latest book, Living Beyond Your Chronic Pain, in which he teaches people...
September 30, 2014 × 0 comments

essays

COMING TO BABA: My 43-Year Romance With Meher Baba

COMING TO BABA: My 43-Year Romance With Meher Baba

The following story is an excerpt from Max Reif’s forthcoming book, Toward an Interior Sun. 1. I first encountered the name...
September 27, 2014 × 2 comments

mindful living

COMPASSION IMAGINATION: You remake the world when you imagine it compassionate

COMPASSION IMAGINATION: You remake the world when you imagine it compassionate

A number of years ago, I was walking down the street in Manhattan when I happened to pass a pricey new restaurant. My ego started...
September 23, 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