We are what we Believe In
By Judi Lynch
(Article submission for Nov. posted 12-2-19)
Word count – 658
Bio word count - 60
Our minds are miraculous receptors, soaking up information that forms our beliefs and opinions of the world around us. What we hold to be true shapes and colors our life in countless ways. The view we have of ourselves and our purpose can be wide or narrow depending on our willingness to let in new thoughts and ideas. This is true…Continue
Added by Judi Lynch on December 2, 2019 at 12:42pm — No Comments
There is no cure for OCD or Intrusive thoughts. In fact, OCD is the least understood mental illness today and one of the top ten most disabling worldwide conditions, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In terms of treating OCD with psychotropic drugs and CBT therapy, most individuals will only experience mild improvements. Those of us who suffer from OCD have spent years trying to understand and control our thoughts. These…Continue
We live in an age of self-promotion. While everyone is trying to be seen and increase followers, caught in the algorithm game, we run the risk of losing connection to others. Building genuine connections of collaboration and support not only help us, but encourage others. It is being mindful we all have gifts to share and all our…Continue
Added by Jennifer Ott on December 1, 2019 at 8:45pm — No Comments
Subtitle: Are they going to be brave enough to stand up for what they believe in?
Number of Words: 787
Summary: Kids are our future… and what we teach them today, will guide them to be brave enough to stand up for what they believe in when it’s their turn to lead the world.
We believe kids need to be brave enough to stand up for what they believe in, and it’s up to the…Continue
Added by Dagny Grant and Beth Donnelly on December 1, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Birth and death are mere doors we walk through, shedding memory of a past life and gaining new memories of a life to be. We shed and gain memories quite automatically while alive in this world now. This moment and death are much alike in this respect, only the degree of which shows notable difference. Understanding this, there is little reason for fearing death.
Birth and Death a Continuing…Continue
Added by Arthur Telling on November 30, 2019 at 6:21pm — No Comments
I know, responsibility, right? Who needs it? Or do we? On the road to spiritual and emotional maturity, it is an important practice.
Responsibility is really a part of living in the New Reality. It is part and parcel of being the change you want to see in the world and being responsible is being emotionally mature.
Well, what does that mean? …Continue
Added by Darity Wesley on November 29, 2019 at 5:41pm — No Comments
On most days I find myself caught between two worlds, the human world of having to get things done, make money, have sex, clean the house, cook meals and make everyone happy. The other world has nothing to be done rather there is a yearning to know, know everything about who we are and why we are here.
No big task and absolutely no pressure in either…Continue
Added by Angela Blaha on November 28, 2019 at 2:25pm — No Comments
What does it mean to create from the soul and how we do it? First, we need to silence exterior and inner criticism, and then get our conscious ego out of the way. Through sitting in silence, we allow the subtle voice of the soul to speak and inspire us. Documenting the soul’s voice through journaling and art not only creates soulful…Continue
Added by Jennifer Ott on November 26, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments
When it comes to applying to the academic program of your choice, most of the tasks are up to you. However, there’s one thing that you must leave to others. You’ll have to ask for letters of reference. Fortunately, if you’ve been a dedicated student and worker, most people will be happy to help you with this. Still, there’s a right way to go about…
Added by Donald Fomby on November 25, 2019 at 6:17am — No Comments
“I arrived in Calcutta and made my way to the shrine of Sri Ramakrishna. Belur Math was built after his final Maha-Samadhi, the death of Sri Ramakrishna. I went to the main office to find out about staying in one of the many rooms there. Immediately they told me it was impossible because they didn’t know me. So, I just sat down on the floor of the office and began to meditate. Most of the office staff were monks and they started to tell me to stop meditating and leave. I didn’t budge.…Continue
Added by Cyrus Ryan on November 22, 2019 at 5:33pm — No Comments
Both your internal and external self might be causing you to feel less than your best. Thankfully, there are several ways that you can improve yourself that will help you in many areas of your life. Following these four tips will likely be effective for you to feel more complete inside and out and live a well-balanced life.
Added by Rachelle Wilber on November 21, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments
When you get up in the morning and you open the blinds to look out for the first fresh time that day to your front lawn or your backyard, can you see the peace that makes up the natural world? Can you see that the sky and its holdings are just hanging there peacefully? Can you see that the trees in your neighborhood represent so fully the silence and the presence of stillness? And while you are looking at the peace in the natural world, can you hear the gentle movement of the wind, or the…Continue
Added by Andrea Mathews on November 20, 2019 at 4:24pm — No Comments
As we awaken to a more spiritual life, our soul tribe crosses our path, and as they do it is helpful to recognize who they are and their purpose in our life. It first starts with an understanding of our soul’s mission, engaging in spiritual practices to heighten awareness so we can not only learn from them, but offer them our…Continue
Added by Jennifer Ott on November 18, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments
When you know its time to move on…but you aren’t sure to where…or how! Especially when there is a very crunchy feeling dis-engagement of a soul contact involved. But it has to be. Somehow, she thinks that…even though she was the allower of the brutality that ruled my childhood…and with her words so severely limited my scope of things to choose from in this life. You cannot choice outside of what you can perceive of having awareness of. And since she has bailed me out financially many times.…Continue
Added by krista phillips on November 18, 2019 at 12:54pm — No Comments
During the study of the Ancient Celts, I learned of the Triple Goddess – the Maiden, the Mother and the Crone, which is the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Ott on November 12, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments
Yoga, like all things, takes practice to begin to master. Doing the same thing over and over again isn't always helpful, though. If you really want to expand your yoga practice and feel like you're making progress, you may want to try out the four steps below.
Abstract: We all know people who provoke in ways that enrage and exasperate us. What if we admit to the provoker within? The part of us that sometimes provokes the ones we love when really we want their love? A list of how we provoke and push people away. Tips to end the habit of provoking.
We all know people who provoke in ways that enrage and exasperate us. Those who seem…Continue
What is it that compels a man to
Commit sin, even involuntarily,
As if driven by force, O Varshneya?”
The Blessed Lord said:
It is desire; it is anger, born of
Rajo-guna, all-consuming and most evil.
Know this to be the enemy here on earth."
Bhagavad Gita, Ch.3, v. 36,37 (transl. by Maharishi)
Anger is an enemy because it disturbs, confuses and destroys one’s mental equilibrium and causes one to commit sin,…Continue
Added by Barbara Briggs on November 9, 2019 at 5:53am — No Comments
Many have a desire to know our soul’s mission and learning its lessons is a process. First, we need to develop a relationship with our soul and open up a channel to listen to its guidance in a myriad of ways. This deep dive within can be amazingly cathartic when we realize our soul has the cure to our own healing. All we need to do is awaken the…Continue
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