Inspiration

Ken Page on Making Love Last

by Emily Courtney Ken Page is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and author of Deeper Dating: How to Drop the Games of Seduction and Discover the Power of Intimacy. A relationship, intimacy and dating expert, he has led hundreds of workshops on intimacy and spirituality and taught at Columbia University, the Omega Institute and the Garrison Institute. Page also ... Read More »

What are you Reading?

According to a recent press release from the D.C. Public Library, more than 4 million items were borrowed, streamed or downloaded in 2018. These are this year’s most popular items that were checked out in print form. The top fiction books last year include: Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng; Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward; An American Marriage by ... Read More »

Silver Thread and Golden Opportunities

25 Years of Natural Awakenings By Jan Hollingsworth The year was 1994. America Online opened the first gateway to the World Wide Web; Jeff Bezos founded the founded the fledgling behemoth Amazon; and Deepak Chopra installed the first bricks on his path to enlightenment with the publication of his book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to ... Read More »

Surprise Yourself in 2019

by Marcia Childress Fresh starts are inspiring. We feel free from our past mistakes and even a bit smarter because of them; since we know more about what we want and perhaps too much about what we don’t want. A whole new year promises a whole new you. But let’s stay real here: this is an artifice, an illusion. We ... Read More »

Head, Heart and Gut-Check—How to Navigate a Confusing World

by Lee Milteer We are living in unprecedented times of stress, confusion and overwhelm. We all need resources to help navigate these challenging times and make the right decisions for the highest and best long-term good for ourselves, our family and our business. Those resources can be found within each of us if we pause to consider three reliable indicators: ... Read More »

Jacob Liberman on Light as Our Essential Nature

by Deborah Shouse As a boy growing up in Havana, Cuba, Jacob Liberman struggled with reading—that’s one reason this Maui, Hawaii, resident finds it miraculous that he was called to write books. An optometrist, Liberman initially specialized in helping children with vision-related difficulties find ways to better learn and pay attention. That evolved into working with professional athletes and eventually ... Read More »

A Global Wake-Up Call

Collective Consciousness Nears Spiritual Tipping Point by Linda Sechrist Call it enlightenment, awakening, transcendence, self-realization or any of the myriad terms used to describe the ultimate higher state of consciousness. People have been seeking it for millennia, yet beyond peak experiences of heightened awareness, only a few spiritual figures, Jesus Christ and Gautama Buddha among them, are known to have ... Read More »

Holiday Happiness Helpers

Six Ways to Bring On Joy by James Baraz To truly enjoy the holidays, try these simple, research-based practices to maintain a healthy state of mind. Set an intention to enjoy the holidays. By making the conscious decision to be open to true well-being and happiness, we’ll be more likely to have our “antenna” up so we’re alert to uplifting ... Read More »

Abundant Living

10 Practices Open Doors by Dennis Merritt Jones Practices designed to enrich life with purpose and meaning yield empowering results for anyone that takes them to heart. Whether striving for a new job, higher salary, stronger relationships or spiritual acceleration, these “rules of the road” offer inspired guidance to free thinking and enlarge possibilities beyond anything we’ve imagined. Be one ... Read More »

Erling Kagge on Our Deep Need for Silence

by Randy Kambic Explorer, publisher, art collector and author Erling Kagge inspires us to find silence around and within us as a transformative experience. The lengths he’s gone to make himself an authority in this pursuit include being the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge on foot—the North and South poles and Mount Everest summit. He has also ... Read More »