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How to Flourish with the Placebo Effect

Written by on December 1, 2014 in Thrive with 0 Comments
How to Flourish with the Placebo Effect

Do you remember when you skinned your knee as a child, and went to your Mom or caregiver who “kissed it better”? In such situations, feeling better with no scientific explanation for why that might be can be attributed to your having experienced the “placebo effect.” The word ‘placebo’ translates from the Latin to mean, […]

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Shift Your Relationship to the Holidays with Giving Tuesday

Shift Your Relationship to the Holidays with Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a new, compassionate response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday that is gaining traction each year. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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9 Powerful Questions That Will Change Your Life Forever

Posted by on November 20, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Inspirational, Thrive with 2 Comments
9 Powerful Questions That Will Change Your Life Forever

Ralph Smart reveals nine powerful questions that can change your life: 1. What do you love (and am I doing it often)?; 2. Whose life am I living (mine or someone else’s)?; 3. Who made up the rules? (Make up your own.)…

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Breaking free from the Reality Distortion and the Art of Individual Power

Breaking free from the Reality Distortion and the Art of Individual Power

Are the masses of humanity still having a love affair with the Matrix?  If so, the time has come to break up! If there is one thing that the now classic movie The Matrix illustrates, it is the blatancy of a template reality.  Though offered under the guise of fantasy, this depiction caused curious and […]

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New Restaurant Teaches Customers Sign Language

New Restaurant Teaches Customers Sign Language

We’ve all heard of restaurants getting great “word of mouth,” but Signs is getting great “word of hand.” All the waiters employed by Signs are deaf and happily teaching enthusiastic customers how to learn their language. The menu is in both english and sign language, with well-designed diagrams that show it’s patrons how to order their food with sign language.

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Random Acts of Kindness Can ‘Change the Brain’s Chemistry’

Posted by on November 18, 2014 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 1 Comment
Random Acts of Kindness Can ‘Change the Brain’s Chemistry’

Researchers at the University of Wiscons in Madison discovered human kindness is teachable, and what’s more – it can change how the brain works, making acts of kindness in others and ourselves more commonplace.

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5 Simple Ways to Be Spiritual Every Day

5 Simple Ways to Be Spiritual Every Day

Are you what people call a “spiritual” person? I think I am – I like to meditate, say affirmations, drink herbal tea and pray. However, I also like to dance to hip hop music, drink coffee and keep up with the Kardashians.

You see, if you’re anything like me, you’re a spiritual seeker in a modern world, carrying a yoga mat in one hand and a vanilla latte in the other. You may find it challenging to balance your joy-seeking side with your human side, however, the good news is that we don’t have to choose between our spiritual selves and our human selves, we just have to choose between what brings us joy and what brings us misery.

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Tap Into Your Sixth Chakra Right ~ TO PERCEIVE

Posted by on November 14, 2014 in Conscious Living, Manifestation / LOA, Thrive with 0 Comments
Tap Into Your Sixth Chakra Right ~ TO PERCEIVE

6th chakra is TO PERCEIVE. The archetype of the third eye is the wise crone – the elderly woman who can “see” right through you. Her perception is so vast and clear, it’s as if she’s standing on a mountain top.

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Waking Up The Goddess: Why Women Will Change The World

Posted by on November 14, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Thrive with 2 Comments
Waking Up The Goddess: Why Women Will Change The World

It is time for women to organise, create groups and cooperatives, foundations and gather in a collective and creative effort. The soul allows for a creativity that has not yet exploded in the world.

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Tap Into Your Fifth Chakra Right ~ TO EXPRESS

Posted by on November 13, 2014 in Conscious Living, Manifestation / LOA, Thrive with 1 Comment
Tap Into Your Fifth Chakra Right ~ TO EXPRESS

The fifth chakra is in the domain of the upper chakras – which means it’s in the spiritual zone above your heart. Here, your self-expression becomes incredibly purposeful and masterful. The heart has hopefully anointed your expression with love and compassion so that your expression has a resonance and truth to it that cannot be denied.

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Tap Into Your Fourth Chakra Right ~ TO LOVE

Posted by on November 12, 2014 in Conscious Living, Manifestation / LOA, Thrive with 0 Comments
Tap Into Your Fourth Chakra Right ~ TO LOVE

The heart chakra is feminine and its element is air, so the kind of love we’re talking about here is expansive and unconditional.

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Tap Into Your Third Chakra Right ~ TO ACT

Posted by on November 11, 2014 in Conscious Living, Manifestation / LOA, Thrive with 0 Comments
Tap Into Your Third Chakra Right ~ TO ACT

The third chakra is masculine in nature and its element is fire. It’s the “can do” chakra, so it’s all about moving forward – and about having the confidence that will help us to move forward.

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Tap Into Your Second Chakra Right ~ TO FEEL

Posted by on November 10, 2014 in Conscious Living, Manifestation / LOA, Thrive with 0 Comments
Tap Into Your Second Chakra Right ~ TO FEEL

Second chakra – TO FEEL. The second chakra is feminine in nature. It’s element is water, and it’s all about flow, movement and change. The key word in “emotion” is “motion.”

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The Meaning of Namaste: Many Translations, One Universal Intention

Posted by on November 9, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Inspirational, Thrive with 3 Comments
The Meaning of Namaste: Many Translations, One Universal Intention

Often used by Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, and other religions, Namaste is also revered within spiritual circles and meditation and yoga classes, and it’s being embraced far beyond its South Asian origins. You’ll often hear it spoken in combination with a slight bow and the Anjali Mudra – the placement of the hands together pulled close to the heart in a fashion similar to a prayer pose.

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Why We Need Empathy Now More Than Ever

Posted by on November 9, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Why We Need Empathy Now More Than Ever

Empathy is trending. President Obama wants to tackle America’s “empathy deficit,” medical students routinely receive empathy training, and everyone from business gurus to the Dalai Lama have become its champions.

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