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Hiro Boga's picture

When Bad Things Happen To Good People: On Karma

When Bad Things Happen to Good People: On Karma
Growing up in India, poverty, hunger, disease, death and suffering were all around me. You can smell it, see it, taste it there. It’s in your face, in ways that it isn’t, here, most of the time.
It’s also a culture in which the concept of karma leads to fatalism at one end of the spectrum, and acceptance and surrender at the other.
Chara Armon's picture

Can You Include The Earth In Your Intentions For 2015?

Nature conservation

As a new year gets underway, we tend to think a lot about ourselves.  For many, it’s a time for reflection and goal-setting.  Some of us make lists of multiple resolutions, or maybe select a single word that represents what we hope to create in the year ahead.  One question I’m asking this winter is, what is it like to include the well-being of the natural world in this process?

Michael Mackintosh's picture

Are You Stuck In The Waiting Room?


IT’S BEEN AN INTENSE TIME. As a woman preparing yourself for your next chapter you probably feel like you’ve been in an ‘incubation’ period. Stuck in a waiting room – not sure when the change will come.

Monica Wilcox's picture

What It Takes To Matter

You Matter

Do you matter? Just you, without the people you love, the resume in your hard drive, the accolades you have framed on your wall, the trophies on your shelf or the selfies in your phone? If you spent your entire life propped on a porch, naked to the world in mind body and soul, would you possess value? 

It’s a heavy question and my guess is most of us would argue that basic existence is not enough. That our actions (or inaction) define our value.

Lissa Rankin's picture

Buy Three, Get "The Fear Cure Teleclass Series" ($297 value)

The Fear Cure

The Fear Cure officially launches February 24! (Read why I wrote The Fear Cure and how it might liberate you here.) So . . . I need your help.

Noah St. John's picture

Reach Your Goals Through Belief In Yourself And Taking Action


All of us long and aspire for certain things. We may aspire for more money, success, a new house or a new car. We may long to lose weight and live a healthier life, have more meaningful relationships or simply said just be happy in our lives. Now, let us imagine that we are presently envisioning about these things that we aspire for. We envision ourselves with more money to lead a comfortable life and enjoy the simple things that life has to offer, we envision sitting on the porch of our new house. We also picture ourselves having more meaningful relationships with our families and friends and simply put we imagine savoring the happiness that this will lead us to.

Morgan Sontag's picture

The Writer Emerges


The new year begins for me with the publishing of an anthology in which I wrote a chapter. This was a cold–call invitation by an east coast publisher who had explored my website. Did I have any times or moments in my life where I experienced an awakening which changed everything? Sure, I instantly responded, there were many! The very day before this call, I had declared that it was time to get down to some “serious” writing. Deliver something beyond Facebook posts and hither and yon emails. 

Eric Nelson's picture

Does Being Spiritual And Religious Make You Uncool?

The Ariel Atom is one of the quickest cars on earth, reaching a speed of 100 km/h in just under 2.5 seconds. Even faster is the time between when some people say “I’m spiritual” and “but not religious,” as if within those few milliseconds they might be mistaken for someone misguided, deluded or just plain uncool.

Suzanne Gelb Ph.D. J.D.'s picture

Throwing A tantrum? Having A Meltdown? Paralyzed With Fear? Your Heart Might Be Frozen In Time.

judging yourself


“Good morning, your Honor. I’m Suzanne Gelb, representing [client name].”


When I think back to the very first time that I said those words to a Judge, it still feels completely surreal. Me? Appearing in court as an attorney? Somebody pinch me.

Danielle LaPorte's picture

Destroy Before You Create, So Scary, Sooo Effective

destroy before you create

When I was going through my divorce I was forecasting with a friend what the future might look like for my ex and me in terms of “friendship” or no friendship. That wise sister said, “You just need to let it ALL fall apart before you can put it back together.” Too right.