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The Zen of Creativity: Cultivating Your Artistic Life

September 17, 2015

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The Zen of Creativity: Cultivating Your Artistic Life by John Daido Loori — This groundbreaking book introduces readers to a long overlooked but essential aspect of the Zen tradition — the creative spirit. It shares the story of the author’s own life and the spiritual path that brought him to Zen through the arts, providing […]

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Creating Time: Using Creativity to Reinvent the Clock and Reclaim Your Life

July 24, 2014

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Creating Time: Using Creativity to Reinvent the Clock and Reclaim Your Life by Marney K. Makridakis —  Most of us have said, “If only I had more time,” as a way of explaining why we are not leading our most fulfilling lives. This book turns the concept of time management upside down by presenting exciting […]

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Hoodwinked by the hood paradigm

December 2, 2013

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by Sherry Anshara —  Some short words for “hood” in the thesaurus include: cover, covering, top and lid. Yet the word “hood” holds far more description and depth than any of these synonyms. The meaning of “hood” could actually be understood as to bare the soul and the spirit, which can be witnessed by the […]

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Let creativity flow

August 31, 2013

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by Cathie Barash —  Many of us paint, write, dance or draw because it is our particular innate expression of who we are, and it comes from deep inside us. We are naturally drawn to certain creative outlets for expressing our individuality. There is an excitement in the process and experience of seeing our unique […]

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The colors of creativity

April 1, 2013

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by Shelia Eastman —  I  love being creative every day. All my life I have been told I am very creative. For that matter, I often have too many ideas, which makes it hard to stop the flow. But I believe that everyone, with a little practice, can and should be over-the-top creative. You often […]

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Your toes can tell your whole life story

February 25, 2013

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by Nancy Beauchamp —  People turn to tea leaves, crystal balls and palms to tell their future, but did you know your toes can tell your whole life story? The fascinating art of toe reading can be seen as an extension of reflexology or as a technique unto itself. Are you prone to corns or […]

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Academics vs. attitude

October 7, 2012

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by Mary M. Ernsberger —  Have you noticed the negative energy that seems to surround the youth of our nation? Have you ever wondered why our children and teens are so angry? Does their attitude affect their academic progress? The answer to all three of these questions is “Yes.” These young people chose to incarnate […]

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The symphony of silence

September 29, 2012

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by Blanche Williams —  Many fear the sound of silence because of a perceived sense of judgment, isolation or lack of stimulation. On the contrary, silence can be a golden opportunity for subtle growth, uncluttered reflection and insightful revelation. Our lives represent the most delicate instruments in our divine symphony. Its mastery requires an uncommon […]

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Quantum biofeedback and energetic healing

August 17, 2012

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by Jolin Brandes —  You may have experienced the energy-balancing capabilities of the quantum biofeedback, SCIO. This dynamic program has exponentially expanded to identify and clear 55 thousand more frequencies to address stress-related problems and assist your body/mind/spirit to return to health and well-being. For those of you who have not heard about the quantum […]

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Cleaning out the clutter

March 5, 2012

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by Sue Meyn —  Have you ever had that anxious feeling when you just could not look at the clutter in your closet one more day? The resistance may be strong initially, but then the urge to clean takes over you. It must be taken care of immediately! It feels so good to give away […]

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Myofascial release for PTSD, anxiety and depression

February 26, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  The John Barnes Approach to Myofascial Release (MFR) relies upon the notion of tissue memory. The fascia experiences and records stress and trauma over the course of a lifetime, often not becoming a problem for the individual until a critical mass is reached. Barnes describes this effect as “splat art.” It […]

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An ordinary day

February 26, 2012

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by Scott Kalechstein Grace —  I have harbored a fear and distrust of ordinary kinds of days for a very long time. I have created an epic life for myself, filled with dazzling highs and dramatic lows. With the work/play that I do in the world, peak experiences are quite commonplace. Often, though, a view […]

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Important self-improvement tools

February 26, 2012

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by Irene Conlan —  Someone asked me what I would consider the single most important tool for self-improvement. Yikes! What a question. “I will have to get back to you on that,” I responded, knowing that I would need to wrestle with it for a while before answering. Below are some of my ideas. Meditation […]

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