5 Ways to Survive Disappointment And Keep Your Dreams Alive

You’ve experienced it before. Dashed hopes. Disappointing results. Heartbreak. All in the pursuit of a dream. As human beings, we all know what disappointment feels like. But while some accept defeat and give up on their goals and dreams, others use their disappointment to create new paths to achieve their goals – and they often succeed beyond their wildest expectations. So what...

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can’t Stop Thinking

“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used to believe I could become completely thoughtless. Making my bed, no-thought. Washing my hands, no-thought. Walking around, no-thought. Imagine the spiritual experience! But it wasn’t like what I thought it would be. The reality is my mind was...

Sending Your Love From Afar —This Is How To Send Distant Energy Healing To Anyone

Our thoughts are powerful. So powerful in fact that often just thinking about someone can send a small stream of energy their way. We are all energetic beings and we all have energy that flows from within and around us. When we start to become aware of this energy and its potential, we can use it to send healing, good...

6 Cosmic Reasons That People Come into Your Life

There have been any different sayings and predictions as to why people come into our lives, as well as why we may, eventually, head our separate ways. Some people subscribe to the ‘A Reason, A Season or A Lifetime’ belief, defining why someone enters in your life by how long they will remain there. While there is some truth...

5 Lessons From Oprah on Living a More Meaningful Life

Since the debut of the Oprah Winfrey Show in 1986, Oprah has captured our attention and our hearts. More than just a talk show host or savvy businesswoman, Oprah is someone who seeks to make an impact on the world ,and she continuously judges the quality of her life based on that impact. She serves not only as an example of...

Thoughts Don’t Become Reality—Understanding The Law of Attraction

So how about we clear this up, once and for all? This, “Thoughts Become Things” thing we have going on. This, “Be careful what you think” thing. This, “If you knew the power of your thoughts you’d never think another negative thought” thing. How about we look at how the Law of Attraction really works? One of the greatest spiritual thinkers...

Rid Your Life Of These 5 Poisonous Types Of People

We’ve all run into toxic people in our lives. Toxicity and negativity are everywhere, there’s really no escaping it. Even doing something as simple as watching TV can open the flood gates and allow toxic, negative information to flood your senses. Toxic people do what they can to control you, and if they can’t do that, they try to control how...

How To Clean Your Arteries Naturally

Follow the Mediterranean diet plan that is naturally rich in fiber and low in cholesterol. Cut back on sugar, salt and replace butter with healthy fats such as olive oil. Enjoy artery-friendly foods and herbs like chickpeas, pomegranates, oats, avocado, garlic, saffron, turmeric, calamus. Rev up your metabolism with aerobic exercises and resistance training. Quit smoking! Cardiovascular disease is the...

There’s No Such Thing as Normal (and Other Lessons from Living Abroad)

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ~Mother Theresa By passport and birth, I am Romanian. By soul, I am a citizen of the world. I’ve always been fascinated by cultures, traditions, mentalities, and different ways of doing things and perceiving the world. So when I got my first working contract in Sweden seven years ago, I...

A Simple Way to Calm Yourself When Feeling Strong Emotions

“This is the root of Self. You are not your thoughts; you are aware of your thoughts. You are not your emotions; you feel your emotions…. You are the conscious being who is aware that you are aware of all these inner and outer things.” ~Michael Singer I sat across from my colleague with a growing sense of discomfort. I...

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