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The Beatles’ Top 11 Tips to Reinventing Yourself

Posted by on August 25, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
The Beatles’ Top 11 Tips to Reinventing Yourself

A wise songwriter once told me: everything you need you will find in the Beatles. So if you’re thinking of reinventing yourself, here’s a How To Guide, brought to you with a little help from my friends, The Fab Four…

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15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

Posted by on August 24, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

Using striking stencil art and profound imagery, Banksy has captured the interest of art lovers, activists, and graffiti artists around the globe. His mysterious identity (and refusal to use social media accounts) has only sparked more intrigue, with media outlets and fans prying to earn a peek into his life. But why use graffiti as a means to communicate? By displaying art in crowded cities across the world, Banksy puts social and political issues in our face. These pieces force us to stop and think—something that we often avoid doing in our day-to-day lives.

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STAR WARS Medley (Harp Twins electric) Camille and Kennerly

Posted by on August 22, 2014 in Art and Music with 0 Comments
STAR WARS Medley (Harp Twins electric) Camille and Kennerly

Something lite and fun for your weekend viewing pleasure. The Harp Twins, Camille and Kennerly Kitt, perform a medley of Star Wars songs in several locales and costumes.

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The Beauty-Happiness Connection

The Beauty-Happiness Connection

Moments where people recorded the highest levels of happiness were all related to beauty: when at the theater, ballet, or a concert; at a museum or an art exhibit; and while doing an artistic activity (e.g. painting, fiction writing, sewing).

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Inspiring Life Lessons from Robin Williams

Posted by on August 12, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Inspiring Life Lessons from Robin Williams

While he will always be remembered for his career, which included excellent performances in both comedies and dramas, Williams’ touched our lives by doing more than entertaining us in films, TV shows, and stand-up specials. In all of those mediums and his personal life, Williams imparted important lessons that can resonate with many people, and will undoubtedly continue to help others’ lives. Here are just some of the lessons that Williams taught me throughout his 63 years, that I will always remember.

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Sridhar Silberfein, Founder of Bhakti Fest, on Bhakti, Humility and Service

Posted by on August 6, 2014 in Art and Music, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Sridhar Silberfein, Founder of Bhakti Fest, on Bhakti, Humility and Service

In this video you are presented with a wonderful opportunity to watch Sridhar Silberfein converse with Anjula Ram about bhakti, the ego, humility, and being of service. He shares stories about his journey, experience with gurus, and how Bhakti Fest came about and what attendees can expect.

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12 Life Lessons I Learned from the Film Frozen

Posted by on July 13, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
12 Life Lessons I Learned from the Film Frozen

What really made people resonate with Frozen is the life lessons it portrayed. In this article, I listed 12 morals that I personally believe are reflected on the movie and how you can adapt these lessons in daily life.

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Conquering Our Fear Of Death

Conquering Our Fear Of Death

Man has “a mind that soars out to speculate about atoms and infinity, who can place himself imaginatively at a point in space and contemplate bemusedly his own planet. This immense expansion, this dexterity, this ethereality, this self-consciousness gives to man literally the status of a small god in nature…Yet, at the same time… man is a worm and food for worms.”
– Ernest Becker

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dynamics of Sound and the Human Condition with Steven Halpern

Posted by on June 27, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dynamics of Sound and the Human Condition with Steven Halpern

Alexis speaks with award winning new age recording artist Steven Halpern about the many dimensions of sound and its impact on the human condition.  You won’t want to miss this one! “There’s more to hear than meets the ear.” This is a phrase coined by award winning new age recording artist and sound scientist, Steven Halpern. […]

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From Stand-up to Twitter, A New Generation’s Fresh Take on Storytelling

Posted by on June 25, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 1 Comment
From Stand-up to Twitter, A New Generation’s Fresh Take on Storytelling

If we make it through this time of climate crisis and economic upheaval, the new storytellers will deserve some of the credit. The new storytellers have in common a keen awareness that our society is not working. A key to building a better one is making visible new ways of living that are more just and sustainable.

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Visualizing the Future

Visualizing the Future

What if visualization, imagination, and art could change the future? Life imitates art, and life is now imitating science fiction. Visualize this. Imagine a time in the future filled with “magical” technologies. Vertical farms, teleportation of 3-D printable food, and advanced biotechnology have eradicated hunger around the world. Age reversal has become possible, and human longevity has reached several hundred years. Automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and the new age of advanced self-replicating robots have freed humanity of the archaic idea of work. The word “job” has vanished from the human lexicon. Humans now spend their time in pursuit of higher realms of artistic, cognitive, and scientific exploration.

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Music Lessons Combat Poverty’s Effect on the Brain

Posted by on June 12, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Music Lessons Combat Poverty’s Effect on the Brain

Experimental studies show that musical training, whether via one-on-one lessons or in group sessions, enhances people’s response to speech. In the latest study, four or more years of musical training in childhood was linked to faster neural responses to speech.

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Eco Art Sends ‘Rubbish as a Resource’ Message

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Art and Music with 0 Comments
Eco Art Sends ‘Rubbish as a Resource’ Message

India and many places in the World have a huge problem with managing waste. Many countries simply don’t have the infrastructure to manage waste properly, hence rubbish everywhere due to a lack of recycling plants. With a strong belief in ‘Art changes people and people change the world,’ British Artist Char Evans created an Eco Art installation at Auroville in India to send out a message to corporations Worldwide about the waste they generate.

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Marianne Williamson, David Wilcock, Dick Gregory, Ken Wilber, Gail Thackray – All at the New Living Expo 2014!

Posted by on April 15, 2014 in Art and Music, Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Marianne Williamson, David Wilcock, Dick Gregory, Ken Wilber, Gail Thackray – All at the New Living Expo 2014!

CLN’s own Alexis Brooks interviews the producers of the 2014 New Living Expo, Ken and Corinna Kaufman about their 13th annual event taking place on April 25-27 in San Francisco! The New Living Expo celebrates its 13th year and a brand new location at  the San Mateo Event Center. NLE will welcome back the exhibitors, […]

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Watch As Twenty Strangers Kiss For The First Time

Watch As Twenty Strangers Kiss For The First Time

We all know what it’s like to go in for the first kiss – the hesitation, maybe even fear, and ultimately the excitement of it is electrifying. So what happens when strangers pair up on camera to share an intimate moment?

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