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Empathy and Ubuntu ~ a Philosophy for a New Humanity

Posted by on October 22, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Empathy and Ubuntu ~ a Philosophy for a New Humanity

As messengers of a new paradigm, our challenge is not just to focus on the development of ‘higher’ personal aspects such as creativity, self-esteem and self-love, but to embrace and support those whose basic (and therefore spiritual) needs are not fulfilled, and help them create the sense of security and belonging they need as stepping stones to self-actualization.

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Scorpio New Moon & Solar Eclipse Challenge You to Surrender & Have Faith

Written by on October 21, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Thrive with 3 Comments
Scorpio New Moon & Solar Eclipse Challenge You to Surrender & Have Faith

I have had a case of the “f$&k it’s” this week. Seriously. My butt has been kicked energetically and I am feeling tired, powerless, frustrated and fearful. I want to go hide in a dark cave on a high mountain and just stay there until… Something.

Sound familiar to anyone? And I am well aware that my problems are ones of quality and privilege.

But if I feel around the celestial, shamanic realms, I can confirm fairly confidently that my experience in the past days is directly aligned with the collective consciousness as we muddle through mercury retrograde and recover from the explosive Aries eclipse (along with other fiery alignments I can’t even begin to pretend I understand).

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Zen Gardner: Drop Out and Simplify Your Life

Zen Gardner: Drop Out and Simplify Your Life

Fully escaping the tentacles of the matrix is no small thing, or like pulling the plug on your fridge. It’s like peeling sticky crap off of your skin, much like it’s portrayed in the Matrix movies.

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Freestyle Gardening Movement: Putting Free Food Everywhere!

Freestyle Gardening Movement: Putting Free Food Everywhere!

A Goodfluence Garden is a place where food is free, healthy, organic, and sustainably grown. Goodfluence Gardens create a culture that is less dependent on money and the industrial agriculture system that is currently harming our people, animals, and natural resources.

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The Benefits of Your 4 Brain Wave Frequencies & Why You Need To Tune Into Each One

The Benefits of Your 4 Brain Wave Frequencies & Why You Need To Tune Into Each One

When you’re happy and feeling good about yourself, this is reflected in all of your being. You smile and laugh at the smallest of things. Your steps become light and carefree. And on a more physiological level, your mood influences the ebbs and flows of your brain waves.

Because when you’re deeply relaxed and content, your brain enters a frequency where it has a chance to rest, recharge and stir the embers of inspiration and creativity. But when you’re tired, stressed and sad – your brain becomes frazzled, strained and stagnant.

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Individuality and Spirituality in the Age of Institutional Rule

Individuality and Spirituality in the Age of Institutional Rule

Throughout our society is a misguided, socially polarized perspective. No matter the subject, no matter the related tangential beliefs, the divergence can be summarized via one simple divider – institutionalization or individuation.

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Things I Couldn’t Quite Understand After Being On The Road For Seven Months

Written by on September 19, 2014 in Happiness & Humor, Thrive with 0 Comments
Things I Couldn’t Quite Understand After Being On The Road For Seven Months

By Omar Cherif When I left Toronto in December I went back to Egypt for a visit. I had not seen my family and friends for more than three years and it was amazing reconnecting with them. Afterwards, I decided to roam around the U.S for some while as I work on finalizing my first […]

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Learn the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in 5 Min or Less (Video)

Learn the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in 5 Min or Less (Video)

Learn Stephen Covey’s 7 proven principles for success… in 5 minutes or less! David Riklan of self growth.com presents a mnemonics technique to help you.

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Two College Students Turn a Coal-Era Relic Into a Cultural Center

Two College Students Turn a Coal-Era Relic Into a Cultural Center

Longtime best friends will work to transform the abandoned six-story coal-fired Moran power plant on Burlington’s Lake Champlain waterfront from a derelict environmental mess into a landmark of ecological adaptive reuse.

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Artists Between Mindset and Motivation

Artists Between Mindset and Motivation

By Omar Cherif From my own experience dealing with many sorts of artists those last few years, I can deduct that a significant portion of them are afraid of failure as much as they are afraid of success. Like any kind of fear, this contains and limits them. It cripples them through their artistic journey. […]

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3 Tips to Heal Your Heart on 9/11 (& What NOT To Do!)

3 Tips to Heal Your Heart on 9/11 (& What NOT To Do!)

Maybe it’s the world economy and the tension and wars everywhere, or maybe I’m just getting more sensitive. In any case, there is still energy to be healed around this date, so in that way, 9/11 offers us all a gift; an opportunity to face our fears and to grow beyond them.

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Hug of the Century… With a Lion (1-Min Video)

Hug of the Century… With a Lion (1-Min Video)

Amazing hug between a lion and the caretaker who nursed him back to health.

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5 Women Who Are Changing Our Relationship With the Earth

5 Women Who Are Changing Our Relationship With the Earth

5 fearless women leaders who are creating a more just, sustainable world.

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Harness The Power of Your Dreams with Pisces Super Moon

Harness The Power of Your Dreams with Pisces Super Moon

We are standing at a mighty precipice, a chasm of change. It is scary when we hold on to our individual fears and desires, but magnificent and humbling when approached from the Pisces heart, that contains all forms and worlds, that holds us all in her embrace.

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AmpleHarvest: How Home Gardeners Can Change the Local Food System (and Feel Happier)

AmpleHarvest: How Home Gardeners Can Change the Local Food System (and Feel Happier)

Despite the fact that billions of pounds of fresh foods are available, the distribution system simply does not allow those foods to enter the system and reach those who need it the most. AmpleHarvest connects the people with too much food in their home gardens with those who really need it.

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