We all know that if we find the right diagnosis for our suffering then it is always easier to find more effective remedies and solutions. Sages belonging to all faith traditions have found a common ground in diagnosing what causes human unhappiness. They could fathom the reasons for the suffering of humanity and found it is all in the Mind. In the following five articles we will explore the 5 Afflictions of Mind (Pancha Kleshas) according to Rishi Patanjali, the great sage of…Continue
Life sneaks up on us when we least expect it. We are going about our day like the many before, and all of a sudden we feel the brush of anxiety and stress taking hold. We would love to believe that the world could just stop spinning for a moment, but we know better than that. It is us who needs to stop spinning, and not the other way around. Learning to take a breath or a break can be essential to our success and well-being. Meditation has many benefits, and can be practiced in a variety of…Continue
For many, the restrictions of the pandemic have forced us to examine our lives. Whether we have been shut out of our in-person jobs, shut in with our families underfoot, or have had to disconnect from our normal activities, this time of “isolation” has offered us a thought-provoking mirror. Most notably, the reflection of how we spend our time - which paves our life direction - is staring accusingly at us with, "Well, is this working for you? Is this what you truly…Continue
Where is Your Hope?
I have a question for you…”Where is your hope?” Is it in a person, situation or circumstance? Life as we have come to know it has drastically changed. The ways in which we earn a living, feed our families and interact with others is completely different from what we grown…Continue
By Robyn M Fritz
What is clutter, really? Mementos we can’t let go of, even when tripping over them? Stuff we think weighs us down in body, mind, and spirit?
But what if it’s something that’s doing its soul work with us? How would that affect our lives—and our so-called “clutter”?
Stuck Energy and Clutter
To understand clutter, we need to understand energy. That is, everyone and everything experiences change, including…Continue
The Astral Travel Phenomenon
By Judi Lynch
Submission for February 2021
Word count – 658
Bio word count - 60
Astral travel is the belief that the soul has the ability to leave the body, visiting other places on Earth and beyond. Also known as ‘soul travel,’ the practice is taught with meditation techniques and affirmed by repeating mantras in Sehaj yoga to visit the many planes of Heaven.
Helen Keller described an astral travel experience like this,…Continue
Fighting fatigue in our daily lives is never easy. It is essential to have enough energy and focus for our work, personal lives, and various activities we may partake in. Sometimes it may seem like there is never enough energy through out the day. We find ourselves dragging mid-day, and often feels as if we are on autopilot. It can be helpful to focus on the root cause in order to achieve solutions. It can be surprising with a few slight changes in our daily lives the results that can be…Continue