Amazing but true: The first European settlers in what is now the USA weren’t English Puritans or French fur trappers but Sephardic Jews. Before the Mayflower sailed to America, Jews had fled the Spanish Inquisition and settled in what is now Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Although they were eventually absorbed into the mainstream culture, they built a real Jewish life here.…Continue
Added by William T. Hathaway on November 10, 2022 at 10:15am — No Comments
In the Vedic tradition of India the feminine side of creation is given equal importance to the masculine. The Divine Mother, Mahashakti, is revered as the primal creative energy who manifests the deities and the physical universe and then sustains all dynamic activity. When portrayed together, the deity pairs – Brahma and Sarasvati, Vishnu and Lakshmi, Shiva and Parvati…Continue
Whether you're Baptist or Buddhist, it's a proven fact that having a spiritual practice can boost your happiness and give you a sense of peace. No matter which religion you practice, there are activities you can engage in to increase your spiritual connection. If you want to deepen your connection to the divine, here are a few things you can do to…Continue
Going through a traumatic event is difficult for anyone, but it's particularly difficult for children. Going through any traumatic event can shake their sense of stability, and make them feel as though their lives aren't as secure as they believed them to be.
As they go through this event and the aftermath, you can work with the…Continue
Added by Rebecca Leigh on October 31, 2022 at 5:44pm — No Comments
As a creativity coach, I know that many of the great visionary leaders of business, innovation, and the arts had the patience and dedication to successfully envision their creative endeavors. For those who find patience challenging, a mindfulness practice can…Continue
Not all cannabis is created the same, and that's okay. In fact, different strains have their own unique effects that can meet your physical and mental needs. You can walk into a dispensary and find a huge variety of aromas, flavors, and potency levels. “Strain” isn't exactly a valid term today due to how marijuana has changed,…Continue
Everyone has off days where no matter what you do, you just can't seem to shake the funk. If you're feeling a bit down and out, try one of these six natural mood boosters to help you turn that frown upside down.
One of the most effective natural mood boosters is also one of the simplest: get some…Continue
-- By Darshan Goswami, M.S., P.E., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Scientific evidence suggests the health benefits of meditation include improved memory, increased ability to focus, improve health, and more.
Meditation is a great tool. It has a major downside, though: Typically, you have to take time away from your daily activities to do it. Since most people don't think they have an abundance of time, very few people spend much time meditating each day. But what if you could meditate while you write emails, clean your house, or talk on the phone?
If you could meditate during your daily activities, you'd be able to meditate a lot—without taking time out of your…Continue
Added by Jonathan Robinson on September 29, 2022 at 11:27am — No Comments
The more you give of yourself, the more you find of yourself
-- By Darshan Goswami, M.S., P.E., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
You can learn to meditate from one of the great spiritual teachers of India, then meditate with him live online and ask him questions – all for free. The first step is to…Continue
Added by William T. Hathaway on September 20, 2022 at 8:46am — No Comments
It's time for a change. No more self-sabotage. It's time to live better. How many times have you said you'll start living healthier tomorrow? How many times have you told yourself you'll start eating better, exercising more, or drinking less after this week? We're all guilty of…Continue
No matter what your religious background, nationality, race, sexual orientation, or country of origin, this article series will help you uncover the power of the Vedanta Philosophy, and its simple and basic thinking to end your Maya, or suffering and misery NOW. In this series, we will discuss how our Ego creates the separation…Continue
Added by Rev. Tammy Lynne Romer on September 3, 2022 at 12:19pm — No Comments
When it comes to effective internal communication, it is a well-known fact that it can ensure not only employee engagement and productivity but also provide better strategic and brand alignment while at the same time keeping everyone on the same page and informed in an atmosphere of transparency. Although technology has allowed us to develop an immediate form of communication, it has exposed us to many vulnerabilities that could, if we’re not careful, be…Continue
Added by Lauren Laporte on August 30, 2022 at 9:30am — No Comments
Humanity is in crisis. Our social structures are crumbling. Institutions that had seemed secure are now breaking apart. Politicians are figures of contempt. Once-respected news sources are distrusted. Schools have devolved into internment camps. A dozen war flags rally us into battle. Our punch-drunk planet is staggering on the ropes. People are dropping dead from the…Continue
Mental health is a difficult journey, especially when trying to manage it on your own. You may feel like you have no one to talk to or trust, which can be frightening and lead to feelings of loneliness and despair. You must reach out for support if you find yourself in this…Continue
There is nothing more spiritual for our time here as a human than being involved in relationships. All relationships are spiritual and are about soul-union, a coming together with our soul group to expand, grow and heal our soul wounds, however intimate relationship is at the top of the iceberg when it comes to what it offers us on our spiritual path of evolution.
Now some might say, then why am I…Continue
Added by Rene' Schooler on August 17, 2022 at 9:30am — No Comments
ABSTRACT: Thinking deeply and seriously about how you would spend your final day of life can be a therapeutic, spiritual, experience. You could ignore the matters of low and mid importance, and focus only on the really important one, your time. This article suggests that structuring your final day around the precious time that remains with family and friends is the optimum thing to do in your…Continue
Added by William Bezanson on August 8, 2022 at 4:50pm — No Comments
What makes you attracted to a person? The answer to this question might include details about their character and qualities. After knowing about someone’s personality, bond-making is a bit easier and desired if you are fond of it. Some people prefer making emotional bonds rather than having sexual affairs. There is a term coined by the Greek philosopher Plato, “platonic relationship,” for this ultra-spiritual relationship. Platonic connection emphasizes a level of closeness…Continue
All romantic relationships aren’t perfect. Even after seeing many movies and shows, you’ll know that not everything is all sunshine and rainbows, when it comes to relationships. Being in a relationship takes effort, commitment and, most importantly, love.
So, how can you make your relationship as happy and healthy as possible?
In this article, we’ll show you 8 tips on how…Continue