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Fear Can Be Your Friend (Undoing Catastrophic Expectations)
by Brenda Shoshanna – New York City

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The Question Fear Is Really Asking Each time fear comes, underneath all its bluster, the question it is truly asking is, “Can you see me for what I am? Will you learn to grow strong as a result of our encounter? Are you able to tap into your endless resources, stand up to me, or […]


Lasso the Sun for Maui
by Alan Cohen – Hawaii

The Hawaiian island of Maui got its name from the legendary Hawaiian demigod. Myth tells that Maui’s mother complained to him that she did not have enough sun to finish planting her crops. So Maui scaled the sacred volcano Haleakala, cast a huge lasso into the sky, and kept the sun from setting until his […]


How Many Miracles Do You Get?
by Alan Cohen, Hawaii

“We prayed for a long time to get pregnant, and I thought I never would,” Sara told me. “Then I finally conceived and gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. Now, several years later, we would like to have another baby, and again we are having a hard time. Do you think we used up […]


How to Disagree, Say No and Set Boundaries In a Good Way
by Barbara Berger – Copenhagen, Denmark

Healthy Models for Relationships – the Basic Principles Behind Good Relationships With Your Partner, Family, Parents, Children, Friends, Colleagues and All the Other People in Your Life.

Are you having difficulties disagreeing, saying no and setting boundaries? Here are a few tips as to how you can do this more easily and effectively. Many of our problems in communicating with other people arise from the fact that we never learned how to communicate in a good way and be assertive. We don’t […]


You Can’t Be Resentful and Happy at the Same Time
by Chris Prentiss

That Was Zen, This Is Tao: Living Your Way to Enlightenment

Our universe is perfect. It was created perfect and remains perfect through an eternity of constant change, which you participate in by being who you are at every moment. What does that mean for you? It means that when an event occurs, it’s perfect … even though it may not appear to be. As long […]


The 6 Principles of Conscious Living
by Steve Farrell – Boulder, CO

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Everyone from yoga practitioners to spiritual teachers to social reformers espouse the values of “Conscious Living.” But what does it actually mean to live consciously? Conscious Living means cultivating awareness, mindfulness, gratitude, compassion, conscious consumption, and connection with both ourselves and everyone and everything around us. Conscious Living is not just a personal choice, but […]


Less Pride and Greed – More Humility and Charity
by Dr. Will Tuttle – Hidden Valley Lake, CA

The World Peace Diet

The month of June has been designated Pride Month by the powers that be. It goes without saying that it is essential that our gay brothers and sisters be fully included and protected in our society, and that the pride movement has been helpful in raising awareness about this issue, to help ensure that gay […]


A Higher Frequency of Consciousness
by Owen Waters Texas

Spiritual joy is a subtle excitement. Compared to the excitements of the day-to-day, outer world, some people would liken spiritual joy to an inner peace. According to physics, there are two types of excitement. One type increases activity, such as increasing the volume of a sound. The other type – the one we are referring […]


Alternative Therapies That Benefit Lyme & Long Covid-19
by Danielle Pashko – New York City

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Living immunocompromised with the debilitating symptoms of Lyme disease and long COVID-19 can be overwhelming. While medical treatments are still being developed, incorporating alternative therapies into your lifestyle now can fill in the gaps to help alleviate symptoms. Having personally battled both Lyme disease and long COVID-19, I have successfully managed my energy levels through […]


Why Tantra Loves Your Anger
by Shai Tubali – Leeds, UK

Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Meditation

How do you face your negative emotive states, such as intense anger, anxiety, sadness, loneliness, grief, and confusion? When we are overwhelmed by these types of difficult feelings, most of us choose, consciously or unconsciously, one or two of the following reactions: Complete identification. You become your emotions and let them take over, including expressly […]