psychology

TALKING BACK TO DR. PHIL: An interview with David Bedrick

TALKING BACK TO DR. PHIL: An interview with David Bedrick

Mainstream or pop psychology focuses on societal norms, and labels anyone differing from the norm as sick, attempting to change that...
February 17, 2013 × 0 comments

transformative travel

A FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS: Celebrate Lord Shiva at Deepam

A FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS: Celebrate Lord Shiva at Deepam

Various cultures from around the world celebrate a festival of lights in their own way. For Hindus this festival, known as Diwali...
February 16, 2013 × 0 comments

voluntary simplicity

SIMPLE LIVING GUIDE: Making peace with the past [Step 1]

SIMPLE LIVING GUIDE: Making peace with the past [Step 1]

In seven years I managed to transform my financial life to the point where I stopped working for money. Using the book Your Money...
February 15, 2013 × 0 comments

communication

WHAT IS FRIENDSHIP? Facebook to real, or real to Facebook

WHAT IS FRIENDSHIP? Facebook to real, or real to Facebook

How do we in today’s fickle, shallow and mythical Internet world, with its ease of friending, liking, commenting, profiling and...
February 13, 2013 × 0 comments

transformative travel

CLEARLY COMPASSIONATE: Seeing the Dalai Lama lights the way to true compassion

CLEARLY COMPASSIONATE: Seeing the Dalai Lama lights the way to true compassion

Young poplar trees scatter the sunlight into patches of shade in the courtyard of the Main Temple in Dharamsala, India—home of the...
February 13, 2013 × 0 comments

sustainable economics

THE SUBSTANCE BEHIND MONEY: The difference between the medium and the substance that the medium represents

THE SUBSTANCE BEHIND MONEY: The difference between the medium and the substance that the medium represents

“Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.” So wrote Bill Vaughan...
February 12, 2013 × 0 comments

wholistic health

THE IMMUNE SYSTEM: A healing journey to Oz & back home again

THE IMMUNE SYSTEM: A healing journey to Oz & back home again

Health is a journey. With luck, divine intervention, and persistence, we may reach the magic kingdom. Surfers talk about finding the...
February 12, 2013 × 0 comments

environment

METHANE MADNESS: More cows, more farts, more GHG emissions

METHANE MADNESS: More cows, more farts, more GHG emissions

Cows are controversial. You can get jail time if you kill one in India or you can get a full belly (and perhaps some indigestion)...
February 10, 2013 × 0 comments

communication

THE ART OF LANGUAGE: 3-step practice to maintaining awareness of how we converse with ourselves

THE ART OF LANGUAGE: 3-step practice to maintaining awareness of how we converse with ourselves

Whether it’s joy over good news or anger over a disagreement, feelings are an inevitable result from conversations. You were...
February 9, 2013 × 0 comments