mind-body

ARE YOU AN EMOTIONAL EMPATH? Helpful advice for those who feel too much

ARE YOU AN EMOTIONAL EMPATH? Helpful advice for those who feel too much

Empaths are highly sensitive, finely tuned instruments when it comes to emotions. They feel everything, sometimes to an extreme, and...
April 13, 2013 × 1 comment

alternative therapies

AROMATHERAPY & ESSENTIAL OILS: The vital force of plant healing

AROMATHERAPY & ESSENTIAL OILS: The vital force of plant healing

PT5SXTHMTT7R What is aromatherapy? As an ancient healing art that has been around since the pyramids, aromatherapy heals and revitalizes...
April 12, 2013 × 0 comments

mindfulness research

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AND PAIN REDUCTION: An interview with Fadel Zeidan

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AND PAIN REDUCTION: An interview with Fadel Zeidan

In 2010, Fadel Zeidan and a team of researchers from University of North Carolina published a study of “the effects of brief...
April 12, 2013 × 1 comment

green living

ORGANIC STANDARDS: What does organic really mean? [infographic]

ORGANIC STANDARDS: What does organic really mean? [infographic]

Screen reader version: Strict standards Fruits and veggies are grown without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetic...
April 11, 2013 × 0 comments

visual arts

BODY ART & STORYTELLING: Meaningful expressions of individualism

BODY ART & STORYTELLING: Meaningful expressions of individualism

Body art has been a central part of humankind’s means of expression throughout history. It may be argued that the impulse to create...
April 11, 2013 × 0 comments

alternative education

DE-COMPARTMENTALIZING: Realize integration in life rather than finding balance

DE-COMPARTMENTALIZING: Realize integration in life rather than finding balance

One of the strengths of life learning is that it keeps the world whole rather than dicing it up into pieces. Knowledge is an interconnected...
April 10, 2013 × 0 comments

slow living

SLOW TRAVEL: Luxury travel without the expense

SLOW TRAVEL: Luxury travel without the expense

Slow travel is a luxury. The luxury in this case being time—a precious commodity in our time-scarce society. To those who can find...
April 9, 2013 × 0 comments

psychology

MODELS OF EXCELLENCE: Using NLP to alter your map of the world

MODELS OF EXCELLENCE: Using NLP to alter your map of the world

What do you choose to notice in each life experience? Do you focus on desired outcomes or get stuck in problems? Are you living your...
April 8, 2013 × 0 comments

leadership

SPEAK OUT!: Have the courage to question, wake up from corporatism and create change

SPEAK OUT!: Have the courage to question, wake up from corporatism and create change

“The power to question is the basis of all human progress”—Indira Gandhi From the abolition of slavery, to women’s rights and...
April 7, 2013 × 0 comments