Spirituality

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: these 10 quality free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn …

Buddhist Meditation

10 Simple Daily Practices That Will Make You Happier

Happy people don't live drastically different lives. They just appreciate all there is to be happy about.<p>It’s a given that the average person wants to be happy. Where it can get complicated, though, is how to make that happen. After all, don’t happiness and well-being look different to different …

Happiness

What Can "The Tibetan Book of the Dead" Teach Us?

The "<i>Bardo Thodol, Liberation Through Hearing in the Intermediate State</i>" is commonly known as "<i>The Tibetan Book of the Dead.</i>" It is among the most …

Buddhism

6 Ways To Accept Your Body Just The Way It Is, According To A Body Image Coach

It can seem like an impossible task to learn to love, like, or even accept your body. Of course, these are strongly encouraged ideas in the movement …

Mindfulness

How to Love Everything Deeply, even Donald Trump.

If you are able to love everything deeply, then you can stride through this world like a colossus, not suffering even when you are face to face with …

Mindfulness

Katy Perry’s First Boyfriend Wore the Same Cologne as Your Ex

You can’t chain Katy Perry to a singular style. As one of the world’s reigning popstars, the singer has experimented with everything from pastel …

Transcendental Meditation

Wholistic is your new favorite aromatherapy brand, inspired by Puerto Rico and alchemy

Everything cosmic and witchy is having a renaissance, and that certainly includes everything aromatherapy. Scents and oils are a potent way for us to …

Puerto Rico

TibetanHistory-20thCentury - Sky Burial

Julia Kirchner<br>04-28-07<p>A Review of <i>Sky Burial</i><p><i>Sky Burial</i> is story told by the Chinese author Xinran about a Chinese woman from Suzhou who spent thirty …

Buddhism

To The Torch-Bearing Titans

The news about the alt-right/nazi/kkk/white supremacy rallies here in the United States are almost impossible to miss. It’s completely horrifying to …

How to Refocus the Wandering Mind? 6 Simple Ways - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

<b>Abstract:</b><p>A wandering mind is a common and frustrating occurrence that leaves us unable to focus on the task or project at hand. Some different …

Mindfulness

A Home So Uncluttered That It Almost Looks Empty

IN THE HANDS of Raphaël Van Gend, almost anything is possible. At 43, the Belgian-born designer has been a ballet dancer (he trained at Academy Saussin); a painter (he studied at the Brussels Royal Academy of Fine Arts); and a fashion model in New York City in the mid-90s. In 2000, Van Gend …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Beware of a Sense of Urgency

Renée Peterson Trudeau is an internationally recognized life balance coach/speaker, president of Austin-based Career Strategists, and the author of …

Mindfulness

The ABCs of Emotions

Have you ever felt so angry that every time you think back on it you’re angry again? Or experienced fear that never really went away? Stubborn …

Emotions

Restorative Yoga 101: 3 Tips for More Relaxing Breathing

In YJ's newest course, Restorative Yoga 101, Jillian Pransky, director of Restorative Therapeutic Yoga teacher training for YogaWorks and author of</i> …

Meditation

5 Meditations from Exclusive Retreats

An immersive experience, especially in silence, can reset your body and mind, while fortifying your commitment to regular meditation. Mindful …

Mindfulness

Deepak Chopra + Sahara Rose On Why Ayurveda Matters More Than Ever

Deepak Chopra recently sat down with TCM contributor, Sahara Rose for this exclusive interview on Ayurveda, modern culture and personal healing. Join …

Alternative Medicine

The NFL’s Mindfulness Movement Has a New Look

<i>Positional distinctions are disappearing. Rushing yards are losing meaning. And offensive and defensive schemes are shifting from game to game — if</i> …

Mindfulness

Eugene Burger, the Magician Philosopher

The whole magic community mourns the passing of Eugene Burger, at age 78. One of the most influential magicians of the 20th century, as well as an …

Ganesha Mahotsava: Damaging water bodies has no religious sanction; using earthen idols a far better idea

Watch Full Video<p><i>It has become fashionable to assume that there is religious sanction for the environmentally unfriendly ways we currently celebrate</i> …

Sri Lanka police chief slammed over meditation rage video

A video showing Sri Lanka's top police officer angrily assaulting an employee who refused to participate in compulsory morning meditation sessions …

Policing

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

Mindfulness

Evil in Buddhism -- How Buddhists Understand Evil

Evil is a word many people use without thinking deeply about what it signifies. Comparing common ideas about evil with Buddhist teachings on evil can …

Buddhist Meditation

Here’s the healthy way to compare yourself to other people

A comparison habit can wreak psychological havoc, generating envy and leading to depression, so common wisdom has long warned against it. Writer Mark Twain once said, “comparison is the death of joy,” and philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti told admirers, “I never compare myself with anybody, but I …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

How to Meditate When You're Bad At It

Robert Wright was having a dilemma. During a silent meditation retreat his teacher, Narayan Liebenson, did not approve of the fact that he was …

Mindfulness

Inside the Blissed-Out, Tight-Lipped, Spiritual Movement That Has Hollywood Obsessed

Jerry Seinfeld loves cars. He also loves comedians and coffee, which most people know by now. But none of these is Seinfeld's favorite thing in the …

Meditation

Many Misunderstand What the Buddha Taught About Karma and Rebirth

Although most westerners have heard of karma, there's still a lot of confusion about what it means. For example, many seem to think that karma is …

Buddhist Meditation

23 Ways to Chill on National Relaxation Day

If you're feeling stressed, you're not alone. But today, August 15, happens to be National Relaxation Day, so there's no better time to take a moment …

Meditation

Reincarnation Without Souls? Understanding Buddhist Rebirth

Sometimes people trying to "catch" Buddhists in a logical fallacy will ask how the facts of human population growth can accommodate the doctrine of …

Buddhism

How Should A Christian Respond When a Friend Becomes Interested in Witchcraft and Magic?

As long-standing readers of this blog know, I have not always been a Catholic; I embraced Catholicism in 2004 after a Protestant upbringing and then …

Witchcraft

How Mindfulness Beats Job Stress and Burnout

Work-related stress and job burnout are among the leading causes of poor physical and mental health, with many workers suffering from anxiety, …

Mindfulness