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Self restoration while encountering the uncertain times

Abstract.....While grappling with uncertainty, the question often arises how to get back the restored sense of self. It’s the awareness of self that we can develop as time rolls by, once we are hit with the realization that the healthy ongoing feeling, the one that evokes authenticity, has long gone away and all we are performing is the role of an existential living.



Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on September 22, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Can You Change Your Destiny?

No, you can’t.  Next question?  Oh, I see, you want me to expound on that one a bit.  Well, you’re in lots of luck because that’s exactly what I’m going to do.

One of my favorite spiritual books is Dr. Michael Newton’s Journey of Souls, in which he describes how people choose the basic lineaments of their lives – the script (events that will unfold in a given life) and supporting cast of characters they will interact with – before they incarnate.  And the life they…


Added by Bob Makransky on September 21, 2020 at 7:46am — No Comments

Grief and Times of Change

Grief is part of the human experience. We grieve the loss of a loved one, a furry friend, a beloved colleague, a career, a relationship or the loss of something we have had in our lives for a long time. We grieve the onset of illness, trauma or some situation that has or will change how we live our lives. And many of us grieve for all of humanity, the animals, the environment ... the collective in its current state of existence.

Also, during this time of massive change on the planet,…


Added by Darity Wesley on September 17, 2020 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

5 Ways to Work Through Challenging Times



Surviving a pandemic

1. Finding a Project

A great projects ignite our passion, and feed our soul.

2. Finding Peace with Self

Looking inward and working through personal issues leads to inner peace.

3. Dealing with Feelings of Isolation

Learning how to reach out. What does isolation mean? How to keep in touch?

4. Finding Joy

Being happy when it feels…


Added by Karen Ulvestad on September 17, 2020 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

4 Ways to Better Connect With Your Spiritual Side

Spiritual health may be as beneficial in your life as your physical and mental health, and learning how to nourish your spiritual side better can help improve your state of wellbeing. Taking the right measures to channel your spiritual self more effectively can bring about many positive changes. Here are four better ways to connect with your spiritual…


Added by Meghan Belnap on September 17, 2020 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Do Your Poor Lifestyle Choices Signal an Adjustment Disorder?

Everyone is moving indoors:

Summer is nearly over and the cooler autumn weather has begun to set in. Here in Ontario, many of us have started to move our activities indoors. But in this time of Covid-19, the shift indoors could also mean an increased risk of infection.

If we follow the public health guidelines and practice good self-care we can minimize that risk, but if we make poor health choices we risk becoming ill or infecting the people around us.

A recent study…


Added by Marcia Sirota on September 15, 2020 at 12:06pm — 1 Comment

Erasing Fear From Your Heart

What Are You Listening To?

Are you mindful of what you have been listening to? The word listen means,” to give attention to, attend closely, and to wait attentively for.” We have all been conditioned to follow the latest trends and happenings, so we shift our attention rapidly from one thing to the next. It’s easy…


Added by Melvin D. Nix on September 15, 2020 at 12:00am — No Comments

How brain waves are affected by the ocean waves

Abstract......A long stare at the ocean, listening to its waves, crashing and roaring induces a change in the frequency of our brainwaves and our minds lull lazily in a relaxation. From there, we are carried into a meditative state. As we listen to the sound of its waves, the parasympathetic nervous system is activated, and we unwind in tranquility. The ebbing and flowing, the coming and receding of the waves, the frothy delight topping them, stimulates the…


Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on September 13, 2020 at 6:00pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Boost Immunity by Ginger McBride

Immunity has always been important, but due to recent events of COVID-19, it is more essential than ever that we stay as healthy as possible. Our health is our vehicle, it gets us from point a to point b, it allows us to provide for our families, spend time with our loved ones, be active in our communities, create art and enjoy what life has to offer! In order to do that we need to keep our immune system healthy, and strong!  

One of the ways we can improve our immunity is by…


Added by Ginger McBride on September 13, 2020 at 2:58pm — No Comments

The Best Revenge Is Forgiveness

With many life challenges, we have several opportunities to learn, grow, transform, evolve, and heal from our "Soul Adventures" through the tremendous power of forgiveness. If we refuse those opportunities, we only will continue to suffer and feel the pain in our lives. The Sufi poet Rumi wrote, "The cure for pain is the pain." …

Added by Marc Lainhart on September 11, 2020 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

The residual effect of childhood trauma on adult relationships

Abstract.....Childhood trauma has an invisible impact on adult relationships. Children who have been exposed to neglect, domestic violence, traumatic loss, bereavement, sexual abuse go through unseen pain and the shock of it has its major carry over effects, transferred into adult relationships. The conception of fear symbolized and gradually it begins to actualize into their adulthood. Those cataclysmic events had a major collision with the emotional health of…


Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on September 10, 2020 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Trying to Find an Important Clue

Happiness in its many different forms and shades seems to be lure for all activities of life forms. Human activities in the pursuit of happiness can produce different types of status changes in our personal world and in the world around. A person’s activities that produce positive or beneficial status changes for the self, seem to deliver happiness to the person. These acts may also produce positive status changes for the greater world around, but they may also be neutral or even negative…


Added by Jay K Ghosh on September 10, 2020 at 11:30am — No Comments

Ways to heal the unhealed childhood trauma

Abstract.....Trauma engenders continuing emotions and unless we sit with these tormenting emotions at a time when the trauma happened, they become stored in our mind and body. The wound has originated then, and the successive depression and fear have been procreated even since one has been traumatized. The accumulation of untouched emotions dwelled in our body as the invisible dark energy pulling us downward. That wrench, that massive upheaval began to have its…


Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on September 7, 2020 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Karuna vs Corona

Bodhi Shuddhaanandaa shows us in this article that when we embrace Karuna (Compassion in Action) instead of Coronavirus (Fear in Action) we can spread positive, enlightening energy to a world that is caught in the grip of fear. Through first learning to love and care for ourself and then embracing all others we spread a culture of love and compassion instead of fear and inaction. From the ashes of the past mistakes of humanity, in every sphere of human life, the Phoenix is…


Added by Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari on September 5, 2020 at 10:24pm — No Comments

Transforming Our World through Our Gifts

Pressure is often the catalyst for transformation. Wood, fiber, metal, clay and other raw materials become transformed – oftentimes into something useful or beautiful – with conscientious pressure, intention and skill. To say, “2020 has been a year of relentless pressures” would be a gross understatement. And the year is just two-thirds over!

We can easily identify several public, mass challenges that have marked our lives this year – at least somewhat directly – but many of…


Added by Veronica Lee on September 5, 2020 at 8:02pm — No Comments

The healing power of aloneness

Abstract....How does aloneness heal us when we are caught up in it? Does it exhaust us or replenish? We may wonder what it holds for us, but to travel deep down inside would be to realize that it is not the absenteeism of kinship but a sensation of the indwelling spirit. And that feeling of a heavenly connection is so fulfilling that it stretches us beyond the ordinary and takes us to the extraordinary feelings that…


Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on September 5, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Creating a personal meaning through behaviorism

By applying the theory that human behavior can be explained in terms of conditioning without any appeal to thoughts or feelings and that mental disorders can be treated by altering a set behavior pattern, we bring about a transformation in an emotionally distraught person and eventually help him/her to create a personal meaning that defines the individual. The ill behavior can be modified with the right conditioning, irrespective of the traits and thinking…


Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on September 5, 2020 at 3:59am — No Comments


 Food is nature’s powerful medicine for the body to fight diseases, inflammation, and much more.

Using food as medicine is not a new concept.…


Added by Darshan Goswami on September 3, 2020 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Falling in Love Again

Linda: According to Ellen Berscheid and Elaine Walster, passionate love is defined as “a wildly emotional state in which tender and sexual feelings, elation and pain, anxiety and relief, altruism and jealousy co-exist in a confusion…


Added by Linda Bloom on September 2, 2020 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Why uncensored expression leads to healing

Abstract.....The uncensored speech, those uncut expressions are now allowed the freedom to flow and healing begins bit by bit. They no longer live within the narrow parameters of their lives, rather have the freedom to extend themselves as they stretch their hearts through the uncondensed versions of their sufferings. For the sake of an afflicted heart to heal, its an essentiality for a suffering soul to have unparalleled freedom of expression, the one that can…


Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on September 1, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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