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

meditation

SHAMATHA MEDITATION: Q&A with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

SHAMATHA MEDITATION: Q&A with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Tenzin Palmo got an early start on her Buddhist practice. She first got into Buddhism as a teenager in London, England, then went...
September 3, 2014 × 0 comments

psychology

DEALING WITH LOSS: 11 steps to a more positive outlook after losing a loved one

DEALING WITH LOSS: 11 steps to a more positive outlook after losing a loved one

According to the Law of Attraction, you are drawing things in your life that are of a similar vibration to what you are thinking and feeling. Most...
September 2, 2014 × 0 comments

sustainable development

VERTICAL VEGETATION: Green walls create a breathing garden of life in the city

VERTICAL VEGETATION: Green walls create a breathing garden of life in the city

With more than half the world’s population (75 per cent in the United States) living in cities or towns, and more people driving...
August 25, 2014 × 0 comments

book reviews

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours [book review]

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours [book review]

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours Tom North [True North Productions, 336 pages] Sometimes, things are far...
August 22, 2014 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY JOSHUA BOCHER: Performances in the Park, Weekend Itinerary, Hot Sweaty Sunday Evening

POEMS BY JOSHUA BOCHER: Performances in the Park, Weekend Itinerary, Hot Sweaty Sunday Evening

Performances in the Park The subway distantly Roaring, Bashful musicians Performing, Starlings and sparrows Socializing, A black lab Dozing, A...
August 22, 2014 × 0 comments

mind-body

AVOIDING “GRAVITY ATTACKS”: Give value right here instead of out there

AVOIDING “GRAVITY ATTACKS”: Give value right here instead of out there

The term “gravity attack” is not in any dictionary that I own. As to the time, place and manner of its coinage I know nothing....
August 20, 2014 × 0 comments

reviews

CHAKRA WISDOM ORACLE CARDS: Are life’s answers in the deck?

CHAKRA WISDOM ORACLE CARDS: Are life’s answers in the deck?

CHAKRA WISDOM ORACLE CARDS:The Complete Spiritual Toolkit for Transforming Your Life Tori Hartman [ Watkins Publishing, 2014 ] Can...
August 18, 2014 × 0 comments

meditation

BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

Many wonder how they can learn to still themselves and move into a state of peacefulness. Stilling the mind as a beginner can become...
August 15, 2014 × 0 comments