Elizabeth Lesser questions the role power plays in our lives and the forces that come together when feminism and spirituality merge.
Carla Goldstein explains how spiritual activism invites us to cast off old adversarial habits and assumptions and meet each other in the healing and creative field of presence and mindfulness.
People marvel at the way children live in the moment. Yet from the time we are very young we are taught to abandon our direct experience and move lock, stock, and barrel into the abstract land of the reasoning mind.
Are you an underearner? You may be surprised.
An underearner is someone who earns less than she needs or wants despite her efforts to do otherwise. A six-figure salary doesn’t exclude you. It’s a widespread condition affecting millions of Americans, especially women.
Do you think success only comes at great personal sacrifice? Think again.
Have you ever wondered why success and stress seem to be inseparable companions in the world today? Success in business means long hours, political maneuvering, and the never-ending struggle to achieve. Success in love means constantly sacrificing and working on the relationship. Success in school, art, music, science and sports means the ever-increasing pressure to perform. When you take a step back and look at the whole picture, it’s hard not to wonder, “Is success today worth the cost?”
Renowned yoga teacher and social activist Seane Corn on how yoga and the practice of service can connect people across cultures.
Africa has called to me for many years. My father, although a white American, was raised in Northern Africa. As a young child, I was fascinated by this culture more than my family’s Eastern European roots. When I got involved with the HIV/AIDS crisis, I felt the urgency to understand Africa better than I ever had before.