Last night I watched the first episode of the new season of the world’s longest-running television drama, Dr. Who. The show is a light-hearted time travel story that, over its 55 years, has become more complex, more mysterious, and more...

A miracle is a shift in thinking, a shift from fear to love.

At first glance that sounds a bit ridiculous. How does shifting a thought cause a miraculous change?

And yet it does that exactly. For every thought we think creates form...

Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers.

On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the...

When we get hooked on the latest video game on our phone, or our favorite flavor of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, we are tapping into one of the most evolutionarily conserved learning processes currently known to science, one shared among...

Strange to imagine, but we're already at the mid-spring holiday—Beltane. After April Fool's Day, it's my favorite ”special” day of the year, as it makes such a lovely point: of honoring the Earth and women as part of the divine feminine, which...

Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis.

Aries (March 20-April 19)

The world cannot run on the basis of anarchy. There must be a guiding principle, and if it does not come from inside of us, it will...

A Union of Ideals

By the grace of many Eastern traditions, teachers, and ancestors, white Western dharma communities have at their disposal profoundly liberating teachings and practices that have the power to sever at...

Panache Desai says that wholeness is your birthright and the purpose of your life is to be unapologetically you. Are you ready to embrace and embody the true essence of who you are?

Want to stop the insanity of trying to be some “other” version of yourself, or who you think other people want you to be? Ready for some self-acceptance? Panache Desai says you need to start living your life from the inside out.

For many of us, self-acceptance is tough. But Panache Desai asks you to go beyond what is “normal” and just be who you are.