Happiness

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions," says the Dalai Lama. 

Many experts and spiritual teachers tell us that happiness, or joy, is a choice that we make. In fact,...

“I’ve got a gut feeling about this.”

“The thought makes me nauseous.”

“I’ve got butterflies in my stomach.”

These common phrases intuitively express what science now recognizes: there is a...

Open Secret

Learn the alchemy
true human beings know.
The moment you accept
what...

What: Chanting meditation is a musical practice during which you sing or chant sacred mantras, phrases, and/or songs, often accompanied by live instruments. Some practices sing or chant in unison; others...

You know your yoga practice is working when your life gets better, not when your yoga gets better.

You know who I’m talking about.

Maybe this was you; maybe this is you—the mala bead wearing, namaste talkin', slightly arrogant,...

Younger generations often indicate where we're headed as a society, and if that's true for millennials, recent evidence suggests we're on course for a happier future, one with...

On Being a Medical Intuitive
When I was a kid, I would do readings on houses. When we were driving around I would say to my mom, “You know what that house looks like inside? The people in there are happy, and the people in...

"I felt there was no separation between anything. I felt as if I were united with everything, and it was wonderful!" This recent report from a reader is a universal experience of people who are concerned with psychological and spiritual growth....

"Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith."—Margaret Shepard

This classic quote is inscribed on the cover of my two-year-old journal, which has chronicled my many interesting and often comical leaps of faith. The...

Omega: What inspired you to start studying with your spiritual master, Xiao Yao, at such a young age?

Robert: When I was eight, I developed a serious heart condition and the doctor couldn’t help. He said...

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