The whole world is consciousness; it all exists within, not out there somewhere. This is the worldview slowly being ushered in by quantum mechanics and eastern traditions. They’ve arrived now at the same point, but there is obvious resistance because the old system composed of survival-of-the-fittest, authority, institutions and competition rely on our illusory separateness for vitality.
Wesak is a celebration of the enlightened masters who walked the Earth before us, giving us the template for ascension. These beings include the Buddha, the Christ, Tapihritsa, Kuan Yin, and many more. At Wesak, too, we celebrate the Buddha’s birthday, passing, and enlightenment.
For those who are fully consumed with bad news and feeling totally at the whims of dark and powerful forces, it is crucial to remember the value of life and the value of our precious personal time in this cauldron. As a practical matter of achieving this awareness, here are five things that people can consider and focus on to alleviate the fear, anxiety, and concern of living in these interesting times.
Whenever I come in contact with highly judgmental people I do my best to put myself in their shoes and understand why they behave the way they do and why do they feel the need to point the finger at those around them. Today I want to share with you 7 clever ways to deal with highly judgmental people in a more positive and loving way.
On Saturday April 26, 2014 at 10am PST, Lynne McTaggart and her team of scientists will be testing, for the first time ever, the power of intention to heal an individual with a diagnosed illness under scientifically controlled laboratory conditions. If this experiment produces a positive outcome, it will have enormous implications about the role of thought in healing and the practices of our community of healers.
One of the most paramount and compelling choices people face is whether or not to let bad or unexpected things get them down and make them feel unhappy. Guess what happy people choose. They choose to be happy regardless of what is happening around them. If you want to start feeling happier, then do what happy people do, and make these 14 choices.
In this video clip, Sonia Choquette (author of Tune In and The Power of Your Spirit) will show you how to take a few minutes each morning to activate your heart energy, get in touch with your authentic self, and start living a more joyful life. When you feed your inner spirit, your world will be much easier to handle.
In a workaholic culture like ours, your second chakra energy is your lifeline. Your second (aka sacral) chakra is the orange, water-element chakra in your hips. It’s the home of your sensuality, playfulness, and ease.
Happiness derived from tasks that help others, like raising money for a charity, could be better for teen mental health than happiness derived from selfish activities, like eating chocolate or listening to music. Empirical psychological studies have indicated that, over time, eudaimoniac activities tend to be beneficial to mental health while hedonic activities can be harmful to it.
Cherie Roe Dirksen discusses 6 easy ways to help save our planet by reducing your carbon footprint and they are all things you can start doing today!
Our beloved Mother Earth is precious to me, as I’m sure it is to you. I put together a little slideshow of some of my favorite Nature photos that I’ve taken over the past couple of years to share with you.
Lately I have realized just how much taking photographs feeds my soul. When I look through the lens of my camera (and yes, even my iPhone) my heart begins to race and I am transfixed by the abstraction and the beauty that I see before me. And then to get to see it all over again is just an added bonus! Please come on over to my website to view a special gift that I put together for you on Earth Day!