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7 Thoughts on Compassion

Compassion is a simple way of moving through the world with respect for all beings. It is about practicing acceptance, concern and understanding for others, with the realization that whatever we do for someone else helps us grow as spiritual beings.

 

14 Great Facts About Smiling and Laughing

Read the facts to learn more about what it really means when you flash your pearly whites… 

 

The Businessman and the Fisherman: A Tale of Simplicity

In the daily scramble to move forward, we easily lose sight of what is right in front of us. We mistakenly assume that planning and success will bring us what we really want.

 

Get it Done: Making Goals Less Scary

No matter the size or the tasks involved, our goals can overwhelm us, creating looming mountains that feel insurmountable.  Want to succeed in fulfilling your goals? Here are few a key points to remember.

 

Achieving Balance: When to Just Be and When to Make Change

The key to contentment is finding the balance between embracing what we have and knowing when to create change for ourselves. 

 

Reaching Beyond Ourselves

Here are a few thoughts on breaking the mindset of “Me First.” Use some of that energy you might spend stressing or ruminating and channel it into the wellbeing of others.

 

Reflections on Wisdom, Peace and Light

Three simple hopes for our own lives and the world beyond.

 

How to Create New Years Intentions That Stick

Here are some tips on how to create intentions that will work for you in the upcoming year and beyond.

 

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7 Positive Brain Changes Brought By a Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Science is now substantiating the physical health benefits a regular meditation practice can bring. Meditation literally reshapes your brain for a more positive life experience. The average amount of meditation time required for these brain benefits is around 30 minutes per day; however, some studies suggest that as little as 10 minutes a day can make a positive difference.

 

Integrating Mindfulness Meditation

With some practice, you can integrate mindfulness meditation into your daily activities.

 

The Center of Peace

When you center yourself, you reflect back to, or place, yourself in a peaceful reference point; your center

 

Mindfulness Meditation and Pain Relief

Mindfulness meditation technique teaches you how to identify the pain as a distinct entity from you that you are then able to ignore.

 

Meditative Coloring

When you think of a coloring book, chances are you picture something for a child. But coloring books designed for adults are plentiful. In addition to the nostalgic feelings they may evoke, coloring books are great tools for meditation.

 

Is Yoga Meditation?

Practiced with mindfulness, yoga becomes a sort of moving meditation.

 

10 Elements of Meditation

Meditation restores us in ways few other activities can. More than simply closing one’s eyes, meditation is actually a process of deep awakening and insight. Here are 10 elements of meditation practice you can adopt one day at a time

 

How Meditation Helps the Mind

The body has it easy: it gets plenty of hydration and nutrition; it gets lots of healthy physical activity; and it gets 6 – 8 hours of rest each night, with many breaks during the day. Meanwhile, the mind is active at all times.

 

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6 Small Tricks To Make it Through a Rough Day

No one is exempt from having a stressful day. But no matter the source or shape of your woes, there are small effective actions you can take to give bolster your mood and brighten your perspective.

 

Reframing Who You Are As Part Of The Oneness

As part of the Oneness, I have the ability to behave in countless ways, but I am not defined by any of those actions. So I choose to select those behaviors that are for the Highest Good of all people and other beings.

 

7 Positive Brain Changes Brought By a Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Science is now substantiating the physical health benefits a regular meditation practice can bring. Meditation literally reshapes your brain for a more positive life experience. The average amount of meditation time required for these brain benefits is around 30 minutes per day; however, some studies suggest that as little as 10 minutes a day can make a positive difference.

 

How Belief Enhances Everything In Your Life

When a person takes control of their beliefs, they increase their chances of living a life that they truly desire.

 

How to Create New Years Intentions That Stick

Here are some tips on how to create intentions that will work for you in the upcoming year and beyond.

 

How to Be More Grateful (and Why You Should Be)

Gratitude is one of the most powerful energies and emotional states we can experience. Here are some of the specific benefits of gratitude and appreciation.

 

Integrating Mindfulness Meditation

With some practice, you can integrate mindfulness meditation into your daily activities.

 

Using Basic Geometry in Every Day Life

Sacred geometry holds that the Universe was composed from a number of basic shapes. When a person understands those shapes, they can master them, too, for strength, protection and manifesting intentions

 

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Five Signs That You are Searching for Enlightenment

Here are five of the signs that a person has started down that road to discover who or what they really are.

 

Mandala, Symbol of Wholeness

A gateway to the center of everything in our universe and in ourselves.

 

Five Signs That Your Soul is Searching for Enlightenment

Here are five of the signs that a person has started down the road to discover who or what they really are.

 

Why Chanting Feels So Satisfying

Chanting has a larger effect on your body than just the spiritual focus that it offers. It sets up a vibrational quality in your mind and body that quickly brings you to a state of calm and relaxation.

 

What Does Spirituality Mean to You?

The word “spirituality” is hard to define exactly, and for good reason. It is a highly individual way of experiencing life, and no one path or method will resonate with everyone the same way.

 

Keeping Your Crystals Clean to Enhance Their Performance

Periodically cleaning and recharging your crystals restores them to their natural strength. Here are some easy ways to maintain your crystals so they will be at their best when you need them.

 

The 3 Gemstones You May Want to Carry With You

For when you need that little boost, here are some of the most important stones and crystals that you should carry with you.

 

The Power of Blessings

If you've ever said "Bless you!" when someone has sneezed near you, then you become a powerful conduit for the power of the Universe.