Erica Scott

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10 Books That Will Change The Way You Understand The Mind

A new wave of science fiction, from the show <i>Person of Interest</i> to the movie <i>Her</i>, features artificial intelligences whose minds are truly alien. These …

How to Decalcify Your Pineal Gland or Third Eye

by Aletheia Luna <br>Loner Wolf<p>The pineal gland is one of the most mysterious organs in the body.<p>As a tiny pea-sized mass in the center of the brain, the …

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

New Estimate Boosts the Human Brain's Memory Capacity 10-Fold

The human brain’s memory-storage capacity is an order of magnitude greater than previously thought, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Happiness

A Visual Guide to Common Cemetery Symbols

Put aside everything horror movies have ever taught you about cemeteries and you’ll find that the final resting places of our dearly departed can be …

Teaching Spirituality to Kids

Learn how to teach kids about spirituality, faith, hope and morality, even if you're a religious free agent.<p>Andrew Park is the son of academic …

Spirituality

What’s the difference between Apocalyptic Islam & the “last days” according to Bible prophecy?

<b>UPDATED:</b> Shana Tova! Sunday evening at sundown in Israel begins a new Jewish year. And as we begin, the region is full of anxiety over what the …

Jesus

The Surprising Reason Why Some Women Are Shaving Their Faces

It's not all about hair removal.<p>Marilyn Monroe was rumored to do it first. More recently, Caroline Manzo of <i>The Real Housewives of New Jersey</i> said she swears by it, while former <i>Bachelor</i> contestant Michelle Money uploaded a YouTube tutorial on how to DIY.<p>I’m talking about shaving your face, and it’s …

6 Celebrities Share Their Best Girl-Power Advice at Fashion Week

On day three of Fashion Week, The Fug Girls seek wisdom from the front row.<p><b>1. Anna Kendrick: Don't just look up for advice; look around.</b><p>Anna Kendrick sat front-row at Altuzarra on Saturday evening in a body-con blue dress that drew a whistle from one of the men in attendance. Anna, who boasts one …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

11 Important Life Lessons We Can Learn From Wayne Dyer

<i>“Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find.” –</i> Wayne W. Dyer<p>One of the most beloved and influential motivational speakers, …

The Magical Power of the Real Meditation

Real meditation is always without object and is never the result of an activity, but Presence in the space of Consciousness. This natural, effortless …

8 Books to Read When You’re Struggling to Read the Bible

How some writers can push you toward God.In the circles I rolled in back in my “on fire” days, there was a method to a good “quiet time” or …

Spiritual Practices of Awakening

Awakening<p>We live in a time of accelerated change and transformation. There are many names for this time period. Some call it, The Great Awakening, …

What are Brainwaves? Brainwave Entrainment & Deeper States of Meditation.

Your brain contains billions of braincells (neurons) that communicate with each other using electricity. When millions of these neurons are …

Want to Lead an Exceptional Life? 7 Powerful Lessons From the Late Oliver Sacks

The world-famous neurologist and author shared his love of life and his wisdom right up to the end.<p>Ever wonder what makes an extraordinary life? Few have been more so than that of Oliver Sacks, bestselling author, world traveler, prominent homosexual, and undoubtedly the most famous neurologist of …

Literature

8 Mystical Meditation Mantras That Raise Your Consciousness

Mantras are like lotus flowers that spring from the murky depths of our minds, and blossom into the purity of being. For thousands of years all …

Meditation

Which Meditation Is Right for You?

You’ve probably heard that meditation can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and make you a happier, more focused person. But, there are so …

The ‘Field of Elixir’ Is More Important to Spirituality Than the Pineal Gland

Dylan Charles <br>Waking Times<p>It is commonly held that the pineal gland is the ‘seat of the soul,’ a meta-physical portal of sorts that is believed to …

The Book of Kadam - Introduction | Wisdom Publications

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>Tārā proclaimed:“O Avalokiteśvara, most excellent son,<br>I will protect your followers.<br>Take this instruction of mine<br>And reveal it to those …

Spirituality

5 reasons to read the entire Bible in 2018 (and every year)

I vividly recall two pivotal conversations with pastors shortly after I surrendered to gospel ministry in the late-1990s. The conversations were …

A Spirituality of Education

An inspired vision for our path to truth.<p><i>“Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the function. Living is the functionary,”</i> Emerson wrote in his spectacular 1837 speech on the life of the mind and the enterprise of education, adding: <i>“A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to</i> …