Erika J.

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Daily Meditation: Sacred Words

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation centers around an ancient Buddhist chant, "Om mani padme hum." The phrase roughly …

7 Ways People Can Change Your Mind

When someone tries to persuade us to do, buy, or say something, we face a variety of forces. From advertisers to political candidates to your own …

Genuine Love: Four Elements of Love (Practices for Awakening the Heart), 2 of 2

Whether you and your partner are just getting started in building your love relationship, or struggling to get back the love and connection that once …

Spirituality

Astrology for June 2015 by Sarah Varcas: Creative Awakening~

The inner realms are illuminated now, offering up their riches and revealing aspects of our psyche and spirit previously obscured...

The 5 Biggest Lies You've Been Told About Your Hair

We separate strand fact from fiction.<p>If you're like most women, you probably consider your hair your best accessory—so it’s no wonder that you'd go to great lengths to keep it in top shape. But are some of your most common beauty rituals, like switching up your shampoo every few months and applying …

New York City

The Mythological Conflict Between Christianity and Science | An interview with physicist Dr. Stephen Barr | By Mark Brumley | September 25, 2006

<b>The Mythological Conflict Between Christianity and Science | An interview with physicist Dr. Stephen Barr | By Mark Brumley | September 25, 2006</b><p>Some …

Climate scientists join search for alien Earths

NASA initiative seeks to bolster interdisciplinary science in hunt for extraterrestrial life.

5 wild things science teaches us about sex

<b>(shironosov via iStock)</b><p>The penis may have evolved to scoop out rival sperm. Plus! An explanation why we get depressed after sex<p>Carrie Weisman<p>April 17, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Thanks to some enterprising scientists out there, we now know a lot of interesting …

What Are the Colors of Alien Life?

Just before it became the first man-made vessel to leave the solar system, in 1990, Voyager 1 took a portrait of Earth, some four billion miles away. Our pinprick of a planet occupied a mere twelve per cent of one pixel, but its atmosphere, rich in water, oxygen, and ozone, reflected and scattered …

Mathematical Pattern Found in Enigmatic Radio Bursts, But It’s Not E.T.

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>A strange mathematical pattern spotted in blasts of radio waves coming from deep space could be evidence of alien civilizations. Or it might be nothing.<p>Unfortunately for those of us hoping for aliens, we’ve seen so few of these radio bursts that it’s hard to …

Radio Astronomy

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

The Nature of Consciousness: Consciousness, Life and Meaning

26. Finale: what does it all mean?<p>I hope that this book is going to be useful, first and foremost, as a survey, so that many more people can be …