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The value of stuff in a consumeristic society

January 2, 2013

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by Laura Lofgreen — There is nothing more satisfying than setting a goal and working hard to accomplish it. For example, a teenager wanting that first pair of name-brand jeans realizes it takes a lot of work and dedication to earn the money to purchase them. As a result, wearing them for the first time […]

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What is the purpose of Traditional Chinese Medicine?

November 30, 2012

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by David Lowenstein —  What is the original purpose of Oriental Medicine, which includes acupuncture, bodywork and herbal remedies? One of the oldest texts in Asian Medicine, the Shen Nong Ben Cao, describes the hierarchy of healing that interestingly mirrors the hierarchy of needs as proposed by psychologist Abraham Maslow. In Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, […]

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After 50 … “What’s next?”

November 19, 2012

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by Nancy Montani —  A new day is dawning for retirement. The old vision of gold watches and rocking chairs is a thing of the past.  The term that was associated with “being put out to pasture” in times past, is now having new life breathed into it, thanks to the baby boomers. Did you […]

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Gremlin Day Care Center

October 19, 2012

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by Morgana Rae —  It is a new year, so why not take a holiday from your “gremlin?” You know that nasty inner critic that tells you that you are not good enough? The one constantly detailing the reasons you cannot have the love/wealth/success/happiness you want, and encouraging you to procrastinate? Who dismisses your accomplishments? […]

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What we think about, comes about

October 6, 2012

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by Lori Keeley —  Did you know that your thoughts create your reality? Whatever you are experiencing in your life is a direct result of the thoughts you repeatedly play through your mind. Our thoughts are real energies which manifest our lives and reality. Whatever we focus on is what we create. Take the time […]

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You are not your weight

August 23, 2012

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by Irene Conlan —  Weight loss is a doozy of a challenge. In my years of therapy practice, I have come to believe it is the single most complex issue I deal with because it has so many components, appearing on a number of levels. It certainly affects us physically; that is a given. But […]

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Angelic numerology: Angels talk using numbers

August 22, 2012

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by Kandi and Faith —  Ever catch yourself seeing the same number over and over? For instance, waking up in the middle of the night, and the clock reads 4:44. Then on your way to work, you notice the car in front of you has a license plate that ends with 444. Later during the […]

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Unconditional love

August 17, 2012

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by Gwen Farrell —  A few months ago, over lunch at a local Mexican restaurant, a friend and fellow truth seeker raised the subject of unconditional love. I do not know what it is about Mexican food that seems to inspire metaphysical discussions, but in my experience, it does. Or maybe it is the margaritas. […]

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Magnetic minds

August 17, 2012

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by Kris Lecakes Haley —  Mother Earth has been quite vocal lately. News of tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and more make up the content of our evening news reports, prompting an interesting question that is frequently on the forefront of the minds of many, but one that continues to confound most. Because the track record of […]

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The Sacred Marriage of yoga and mysticism

August 16, 2012

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by Andrew Harvey and Karuna Erickson —  During these challenging and stressful times, we need healing practices that can help us respond to difficulties with faith and courage and which can empower us to act with more compassion and wisdom. Yoga is such a practice. Practicing yoga with heartfelt devotion means opening up your entire […]

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Do you know how you feel?

August 16, 2012

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by Stacey Badger —  Many of us do not know how to feel anymore. Our bodies hold our emotions and have the ability to tell us what is going on inside, yet so many of us have shut down. As a result, we no longer can sense the messages our bodies are trying to communicate […]

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Lemurian seed crystals

August 16, 2012

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by Karyn Diane Kish —  Discovered in 1999, the Lemurian seed crystals emerged from sand beds on a hillside in Brazil. The individual placement of these rare crystals in the sand, along with their unique, naturally formed generators and amplifiers, commanded attention as it seemed as though they had been intentionally planted — lying just […]

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Foods and therapies can heal

August 16, 2012

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by Reuel Ari —  A growing awareness about healthy living is taking hold across the country. The evidence is clear, from the many practitioners who are teaching a healthier way of living, to the presence of new vegan/vegetarian restaurants — even 100-percent raw/living foods café. We are reawakening to a wave of consciousness that is […]

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