Tama Kieves describes how staying present and “riding the train” of discomfort when facing challenges can help us lead a happier, more fulfilling life.
Daniel Amen explains why understanding and optimizing your brain is essential in your quest for a better body.
June contains 2012's most spectacular and unique occassion of the year, the conjunction of Venus and the Sun. Eric Francis discusses the importance of this event to the state of our world. Read your June 2012 Horoscope by Eric Francis.
“As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.”
—Shulamite, from the "Song of Songs of Solomon"
A conjunction of Venus and the Sun (the last one until 2117) is the highlight of this month's forecast from Eric Francis. For a more thorough explanation of the potential of the transit of Venus to change our world, see Eric Francis' article "June 2012: Embracing the Solar Feminine."
Our suffering comes from believing the stressful thoughts that float through our mind. These four questions from Byron Katie can help you turn those thoughts around and dissolve the stress in your life.
Our brains create neural networks that, over time, become beliefs and behaviors that keep us favoring past pain by continually reinforcing the trauma unless we find a way to rewire the way we think. David Perlmutter and Alberto Villoldo explain how you have what it takes to make a giant leap in consciousness.
Eric Francis discusses the latest in eclipses, retrogrades, and transits in your May 2012 horoscopes. For more details about the year 2012, see Eric Francis' article "2012: The Most Important Year of Your Life."
Elizabeth Lesser questions the role power plays in our lives and the forces that come together when feminism and spirituality merge.
Brené Brown talks about how the practice of gratitude can lead to a joyful life and what, exactly, that practice looks like. It's not the "attitude of gratitude" you might think.
To pray is to let go of your belief that you are in control of your life, and to give it over to something more inclusive than your own point of view. Elizabeth Lesser encourages us to take the leap of faith.
I grew up in an atheist family. While my parents were raised in religious homes—my father in a kosher Jewish house, my mother in a devout Christian Science one—as adults they renounced their adherence to organized religion and raised me and my sisters in a “religion free-zone.”