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Transitioning and Honoring the Loss of a Pet
by Cheryl Lazarus

lotus bud

At age 16, my cat Magic was ready to go. After a stage IV kidney diagnosis, I had kept him stable and thriving for a year and a half with energy clearings and realignments, prayers, and the probiotic adzoyl. Our bond was strong; he was a soul mate and a healer. Magic had “allowed” me […]


How People Can Overcome Trauma and Live a Life Of Clarity
by Colleen Gallagher – Los Angeles, CA

An Uncompromised Life

Trauma is becoming a mainstream topic as we are beginning to understand how our past still creates our present and future reality. Think about events that have occurred within your past, from how you were raised, what school teachers  told you, what bosses or managers told you, being cut from the sports team, a family […]


Creativity Gets It Done 
by Robert Thurman

WISDOM Is BLISS Four Friendly Fun Facts That Can Change Your Life

Creativity is essential to getting something done. In the Buddha’s time, he wanted people to start a new way of life, to begin a scientific, psychological, and social ethical revolution—so he encouraged their creativity and mobilized their creative energy. Before he became Buddha, the buddha-to-be Siddhartha’s initial creativity manifested as an explanation to his horrified […]


Exploring Grief Dreams: 10 Common Questions Answered
by Joshua Black, Ph.D.

man sitting at beach

When my dad died suddenly in 2008, I became depressed. Three months later I had a dream of him (which I now call a grief dream). The dream changed my grief in ways I still don’t fully understand. In my dream, my father was on the other side of my bedroom and he looked healthy. […]


Is Hope and Healing Possible After Intense Grief, Pain and Loss
by Gary Howell

A Little White Casket: Accepting the Grief and Loss of the Present, Confronting the Truth of the Past, and Reframing Towards the Future

Hope is being able to see the light despite all the darkness Desmond Tutu   Have you ever been in a mental space that seemed to be filled with a negative, worst-case scenario or even depressing situation, only to be confronted by someone who reeks of positivity and hope? That encounter will mess with your […]


SCARS: The Perfect Metaphor for Healing
by Kathy J. Hagler, PhD


The Japanese kintsugi[i] vase is the perfect metaphor for healing scars in both people and organizations. The first time I saw one I was amazed that its golden joinery transformed something useless—broken shards pottery—into something so beautiful it nearly took my breath away. I knew that the art of kintsugi held valuable lessons on healing, […]


The Inevitability of Change
by Jeanmarie Wilson – Ronkonkoma, NY

Life can seem so tenuous; at any minute the bottom can fall out as we experience some type of adversity. There are not many of us that have not been through this; we are traveling along, living our lives, when we are hit with an event we do not want. This may be the loss […]


Charting your Course to Success with Astrology
by Rachel Lang

Modern Day Magic

Starting a business takes courage and strategy. Entrepreneurs consider every detail, including market research, before they take the risk. What if a tool could help you forecast future trends, hone your brand, and discover how to appeal to customers? A tool that also enables you to identify and overcome limitations? JP Morgan knew what astrologers […]


My Death and Transition
by Matthew McKay, PhD – Berkeley, CA

The Luminous Landscape of the Afterlife

When I finished Jordan’s life review, I was led to a passageway of light. Other passageways branched out as intervals as I began to move, but they didn’t feel familiar. Hallways leading to city-size collections of soul families flashed by, and sometimes I had brief curiosity about where they led. A passageway to my left, […]


Turn Back the Clock by Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging
by Greg Macpherson

dna helix

A gray hair or fine line staring back at you in the mirror are just two signs that might make you think that the impact of time passed is starting to make itself visible. These are just a small signal of what goes on at the cellular level in your body. You can’t change time. […]