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Date: 2015-05-11 By: Melissa Harris
Perhaps you don't consider yourself creative. But, we are all creative: our creativity simply emerges in different ways. Consider the imagination one employs to make intelligent financial decisions, or how one can come up with yummy and inexpensive recipes with healthy ingredients. We call upon our creative selves many times in the course of a day, but some of us don't count these acts as imaginative. Melissa Harris, author of the new 99 Keys to a Creative Life, has provided the following ways to support your creative urges. If you don't think you are creative, or if you are feeling creatively blocked, these five simple suggestions will help you push through.
Date: 2015-12-21 By: Nathalie W Herrman
We really, truly, can achieve any goal in life. It may be finances, or time, or a shift in attitude or behavior. However, the process might not be easy, nor at first enjoyable. In order to make it a reality, we have to set it up. Here Nathalie Herrman, author of The Art of Good Habits, present a five-step process for achieving our goals.
Date: 2015-10-12 By: Robert Butera PhD
Stress and anxiety affect us on all levels. Be it the body's pounding heart, the rapid pace of breath, overwhelming feelings, racing thoughts, or a disconnection from our deeper beliefs, stress weaves its way into all levels of our experience. Yoga Therapy teaches us to understand how to address our stress on all layers of being. Robert Butera, Erin Byron, & Staffan Elgelid, co-authors of the new Yoga Therapy for Stress & Anxiety, provide five steps to managing stress through yoga and its principles.
Date: 2010-11-01 By: Ana Lora Garrard
You'd like to remember your dreams more clearly. You sense they might have something valuable to tell you—something that could help you in your spiritual growth. You wonder why others have such colorful dreams when all you can remember is an occasional image of buying orange juice at the store, or arguing with your mother. How can you go about improving your dream recall? Ana Lora Garrard, author of Your Dreams: Spiritual Messages in Pajamas, offers five tips to get you started.
Date: 2016-06-20 By: Ana Lora Garrard
Today's world offers us many opportunities to create and live in stress; even though it has been many thousands of years since we have had to fear attack from wild animals, modern man has his fight-or-flight system turned on most days, and with no idea how to turn it off. Work, relationships, schedules, kids, media, and much more assist in creating stress. Luckily, there are many tools to bring us back from the fight-or-flight response into the rest-and-digest system, or the relaxation response. Thankfully, there are many ways to release stress; here, Doron Hanoch, author of the new Yoga Lifestyle, provides five ways to use the Flexitarian Method to ease stress.
Date: 2015-06-15 By: Jeanne Van Bronkhorst
The end of life is a powerful, emotionally wrenching, and often profoundly spiritual time. Jeanne Van Bronkhorst, author of the new Dreams At the Threshold, details five ways dreams at the end of life can be powerful allies for the dying and the grieving alike—as well as how you can begin to be more in tune with your dreams now.
Date: 2015-10-26 By: Tisha Morris
The rise of the Divine Feminine has become a popular concept in spiritual circles, and for good reason. The masculine energy (yang) has been the prevailing energy on the planet for thousands of years. And while it has led to improvements in productivity, industry, technology, commerce, and mobility, it has also come with abuse of power, war, corruption, greed, and superiority. This overbalance has hit a tipping point to where the feminine energy (yin) must be integrated to bring balance to the planet. Tisha Morris, author of the new Decorating with the Five Elements of Feng Shui, provides 5 ways to embrace your home as an archetype of the divine feminine.
Date: 2015-05-18 By: Tiffany Lazic
Most of us already feel somewhat in tune with the cycles of nature and the seasons: the urge to stay inside and sleep during the winter, the desire to celebrate during the long days of summer. But can we connect even more deeply, more holistically, with these cycles, to heal ourselves? Tiffany Lazic, author of the new The Great Work: Self-Knowledge and Healing Through the Wheel of the Year, presents 5 easy ways we can start incorporating the Wheel of the Year into a practical modality for self-understanding and healing.
Date: 2014-12-08 By: Catherine Dowling
Many of us experience moments of enlightenment—41% of us in fact, or so a 2002 Gallup poll tells us. Enlightenment is that state of radically expanded awareness where the boundaries of our individual self melt into a blissful union with the life force. But no matter how wonderful our period of radical awareness is or how long it lasts, it passes. We may be transformed by it in some way, but the life we return to is not. So how do we put radical awareness—enlightenment—into practice in our daily lives? Catherine Dowling, author of the new Radical Awareness, presents five ways to make enlightenment work in our daily lives.
Date: 2014-07-07 By: William L. Mikulas PhD
Throughout recorded history, and all around the planet, people have reported touching and dwelling in an enlightened state of consciousness. This very high state goes under many names, including "enlightenment." But what do we actually know about this state? William L. Mikulas, PhD, author of Taming the Drunken Monkey discusses six things we know about enlightenment.