Connecting with Our ‘Soul Sadness’

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Marge, a woman in our meditation community, was in a painful standoff with her teenage son. At fifteen, Micky was in a downward spiral of skipping classes and using drugs, and had just been suspended for smoking marijuana on school grounds. While Marge blamed herself — she was the parent, after all — she was […]

Spreading The Power of Yoga!

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Do you know how lucky you are? Everyday, every moment, we all have an amazing opportunity to forge a new path for ourselves; we hold the power to change our energetic ways, positively affecting the world we live in. I say; take it, embrace it, work it and let your light shine!  Through the continued […]

Walled-in: Life Without Facebook

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I quit Facebook because I wanted to live deliberately. Seventeen months ago, I deleted my Facebook account — not just deactivated it, but fully deleted it — and the relief was tremendous. No longer did I have to check for updates, deal with friend requests (is this someone whose updates I want in my life? […]

Opening The Gateway of Love

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As one of the American pioneers credited for bringing Eastern spirituality to the West, Ram Dass had more than four decades of spiritual training to help guide him when he suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage in 1997. Nonetheless, in the hours after his devastating stroke, he lay in a gurney staring at the pipes on […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Regain Your Connections Even in Your Busiest Moments

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We all have many responsibilities. Many of us are parents, siblings, children, bosses or employees, friends and have a plethora of important relationships and obligations. Your iPhone or Blackberry may buzz constantly. Say you have to be plugged in all the time for work or family. You start to feel stressed because you’re so busy […]

7 Ways to Make Conversations Meaningful Using Minimalism

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Our relationships are one of the most important aspects of living a meaningful life. Conversing with a close friend can be one of the most meaningful experiences we have. And yet we often don’t value these conversations like we should, we don’t pay enough attention to the important people around us. Just like we use […]