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The Vital Importance of Inner Alignment
by Owen Waters

Many people in society today work at jobs they don’t like, and find themselves with little or no time for activities that increase the quality of their lives. Such people are being kept out of alignment with their inner selves. Traditionally, society has pressured people into conformity. Peer pressure to conform to an immediate social […]


When Will Life Stop Being Such a Struggle?
by Ann Albers & The Angels

So many times you ask us, “When will life stop being such a struggle?” Our answer, with great love, is always, “when you stop struggling with life.” Consider a stream. Unobstructed it flows smoothly, gracefully, swiftly, and powerfully. When it encounters an obstacle, such as a boulder that it cannot move, temporarily some of the […]


When They Go Low, You Go High by Alan Cohen

Relationships provide us with our greatest opportunities for spiritual growth. Some relationships bless us with love and joy, and others bring challenges that help us grow stronger and wiser. We can be grateful for everyone who comes our way, friend or apparent foe. Ultimately our foes are our friends because they teach us through important […]


Morning Rituals for the Soul
by Vish Chatterji

The Business Casual Yogi: Take Charge of Your Body, Mind & Career.

In the ancient system of yoga philosophy, there is a powerful concept known as Sadhana which is often translated as your daily practice. As with all Sanskrit words, there is much more complexity to Sadhana than just a practice. There are a few words embedded in Sadhana. Sadhaka is a student following a path towards […]


Yoga May Lower Your Risk of Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease
by Joseph Keon

person in seated yoga position

Although writings in the Rig Veda sacred texts link yoga’s origins to northern India some 5,000 years ago, it wasn’t until the early 2000s that interest in the exercise went mainstream in the United States. This ancient practice involves physical postures, or poses, regulated breathing, and concentration. Today, yoga classes are taught at over 7,000 […]


Peace Be With You … And Everyone Else!
by Milissa Castanza Seymour

lotus bud

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. ~Siddhartha Gautama Peace begins with you. It’s an internal state that is energetically contagious. Where does this internal state of peace come from? One idea is it comes from the heart. The heart has been thought to have a steady beat like a metronome. It is […]


Getting Answers From Your Dreams
by Machiel Klerk

hands holding sleeping woman

All over the world and throughout history, people have turned towards their dreams to get answers for their practical and spiritual life challenges. The Naskapi Indians relied on the Great Spirit for guidance on where to hunt and where to stay the night. You also might have had spontaneous dreams that have helped you. You […]


Our Number One Global Crisis
by Dr. Donna Marks – Palm Beach, FL

Exit the Maze,

We’ve become so desensitized to addiction (repeating the same behavior despite negative consequences) that by the time it’s diagnosed, it’s often too late. Between misunderstanding this disease and inadequate treatment models, very few people stay sober and far too many die. I was almost one of those fatalities. As a little girl, watching addicts was […]


Help With the Holiday Roller Coaster
by Anthony Cerabino – Bay Shore, NY

Are you eating because you are stressed? Are you stressed because of not buying the right gifts? Are your emotions making your food choices? Do you have energy crashes at a particular time of the day? Do you have cravings for sweets, sours, salt flavors or all of them? Do you still feel hungry or […]


All Ways
by Natalaie Seymour

lotus flower

In every walk with nature, one receives far more than one seeks – John Muir There will be many points in our lives where we come to a crossroads. Some of these times are simple. Do we go out for dinner, or stay in and order a pizza? Do we take a trip north to […]