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Be Brave Enough to Love
by Teal Swan

The Anatomy of Loneliness by Teal Swan

We are initiated. We are apprenticed by pain. Our beauty, our purpose and our expansion is forged in the fire of our difficulties. Like a blacksmith, our suffering relieves us of our rough and tattered edges, painfully at first, until we are fully broken open. That is when our soul pours forth like water through […]

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FUQ — Frequently UNASKED Questions
by Swami Beyondananda

dangling hearts

This month, to commemorate Valentine’s Day, Swami answers all your questions about love and sexuality — and you will question his answers. Dear Swami: I have been happily married for 27 years, and I have always had a meal for my husband when he comes home from work — until recently.  About two months ago, […]

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How and When to Tell Children You Are Divorcing
by Ann E. Grant, JD

The Divorce Hacker's Guide to Untying the Knot by Ann E. Grant, JD

Many studies show that, as you might expect and may fear, children of divorced parents can develop into adults with lower self-esteem and more depression and anxiety compared to children who were raised by both parents. However, what studies also show, and what I emphasize with my clients, is that children are not typically damaged […]

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Nothing New Under the Year
by Alan Cohen – Hawaii

As we enter the New Year, we all hope this year will be better than the last one, and new and wonderful things will come to us. We seek to improve our worldly situations and become better people. But what if the most wonderful thing that could happen would be to realize that we live […]

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You Are Not Powerless and You Are Not a Victim
by Chris Wark – Memphis, TN

The first question on a cancer patient’s mind after diagnosis is “Why did this happen to me? How did I get cancer?” The revelation I had in January 2004 was that the way I was living was killing me. If you have cancer, I believe you should assume the same. My intention is not to […]

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Are We Violent By Nature?
by Dr. Will Tuttle – Hidden Valley, CA

herd of sheep

One of the greatest gifts we can give to ourselves, our loved ones, and our world is to question the prevailing narratives in our culture, and realize that they are not only imprisoning and destroying animals and our Earth, but us as well. The core false and devastating narrative— the progenitor of a whole spectrum […]

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Caffeine Gone Crazy
by Dr. Anna Maria Clement – West Palm Beach, FL

cup of coffee

Caffeine is the world’s favorite drug, consumed by an estimated 80% of the world’s population. The average daily consumption of caffeine in the US ranges from 200–500mg per day, organic or not, 16oz of brewed coffee gives over 300mg. Adults get two-thirds of their caffeine from coffee, children get half from soft drinks. Due to […]

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Seeking the Unseen Connection to Source
by Mario Starace – Bayside, NY

Conscious Contentment: Your Roadmap to a Life of Fulfillment by Mario Starace

Imagine a time each day when all worries, anxieties and frustrations are put aside. How nice would it be if you could spend a few minutes with the basic, unconditioned, joyful essence of yourself? Now envision that state slowly expanding into all of your everyday activities, as this calmer mindset no longer reacts negatively to […]

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Reaching Connection Through Attunement
by Teal Swan

The Anatomy of Loneliness by Teal Swan

A toddler doesn’t think about how his whining or crying affects his mother. He simply whines and cries because that is the truth about how he feels. Likewise, the two-year-old doesn’t think about the perspectives or feelings of a kitten he encounters. He picks it up by the neck because that is the most convenient […]

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The Joy of a Long Love
by Joyce and Barry Vissell – Aptos, CA

To Really Love a Woman

December 21, 2018 was our 50th wedding anniversary. We got married during a snowstorm in Buffalo, New York at 7 in the evening. The church was filled with candlelight and poinsettias. My uncle played the organ, my sister-in-law sang and the minister learned Hebrew prayers for our combined Jewish and Christian ceremony. We spoke our […]

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