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Jon Kabat Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), talks about the present moment and the "thousand-year view" with Stephan Rechtschaffen, cofounder of Omega. More
2012 Horoscopes
Of Aquarius, Water, and Dragons
Eric Francis discusses the Chinese Year of the Dragon and the importance of retrogrades in astrological forecasts in the February 2012 horoscopes. For more details about the year 2012, see Eric Francis' article "2012: The Most Important Year of Your Life." More
2012 Horoscopes
2012 has long been considered a time of transition, according to the Mayan calendar. Eric Francis argues that while the world will not end, it's defeinitely an astrologically significant year. Read your 2012 horoscope here. More
2012 Horoscopes
The Most Important Year of Your Life
According to the Mayan calendar, 2012 has long been considered a time of transition. Eric Francis argues that while the world will not end, it's defeinitely an astrologically significant year. Here are your 2012 horocsopes. For more details about the year 2012, see Eric Francis' article "2012: The Most Important Year of Your Life." More
In this interview by Elizabeth Lesser, Sharon Salzberg urges us to live from love and take care of one another. Elizabeth: You are often called one of America’s leading spiritual teachers. What does it mean to you to be a spiritual teacher? More
Spiritual Activism in the Now
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. More
Find a quiet place for just a few moments to enjoy this step-by-step, moment-by-moment meditation from Jon Kabat-Zinn. Imagine yourself under water, still fully able to breathe. Now try moving. Move just one arm and hand, slowly at first. Can you "feel" how the "water" streams around the arm, between the fingers, across the back of the hand and all around? As I do it now, I feel a fluidity in the movement itself, as if my arm and hand suddenly have a new life to them. More
A Group of Compassionate People
We all have the seeds of love and compassion in our minds, and we can develop these fine and wonderful sources of energy. Vietnamese Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how. More
In yoga, self-inquiry is a trusted tool and the basis for action. Life is short. The burning question in yoga is: “What is the purpose of your life?” Setting the goal gives a direction. You can experiment and see what comes back to you as you move in this direction. You can stop and reassess. Is it still the right way? You can see what life gives you–the gifts and the challenges–and recognize the challenges as part of the gift. What are you are meant to do in this lifetime? Why were you born? What does it mean to die? What is supposed to happen in between? More
Joan Anderson talks about why you need to learn to accept change, embrace the unfinished parts of yourself, and become someone you might have never intended to be. More

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