Here you will find links to timely articles in support of the spiritual path. Some may provide relief from doomscrolling, and others may put a smile on your face! There are also professional resources here I can vouch for, and lastly a list of teachers, dead or alive, that have helped me tremendously.
An advice columnist talks about how she learned to really listen, more empathy and silence, less advice and "I can match that!" stories. (Posted again due to highly relevant content!)
Why allowing feel-good, inaccurate posting leads to loss of trust and the inability to hear uncomfortable information.
Remember "do as I say, not as I do?" Well, it just doesn't work. How being honest with kids helps them develop honesty, and sharing mistakes helps them grow and learn.
This article looks at ways cutting edge people are trying to extend their lives. As I've postulated before, is that what we want, or to be really alive, right now, in this moment?
Learning at any age is like exercise for the brain.
An incredibly powerful, and short, video about regeneration to manage water and carbon, taking the lead from the Earth as the foremost expert on how to do it.
How does the world look from a drone's eye view?
How the processed food industry has profits and not health at its core.
Along the lines of "food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food" (attributed to Hippocrates), Native Americans knew how to heal with everyday herbs and foods.
See how they shine!
With ashrams around the world, this practice offers the complete teachings of Yoga.
In addition to Yoga, Pilates is a powerful practice. Start with one-on-one sessions for best results.
Balance, grace, movement, music - ballroom dancing keeps both the body and the mind healthy.
LifeSpa is an in-depth, reliable resource for all things Ayurvedic.
By treating the core issues of illness, homeopathy is a great support on the spiritual path.
Network chiropractic care is gentle, non-invasive and powerful. It encourages the body's natural healing.
Eckhart Tolle explains Buddhist principles clearly, and offers present day interpretations of many spiritual texts. From The Power of Now, "Love is a state of Being. Your love is not outside; it is deep within you. You can never lose it, and it cannot leave you."
A 1960s, self-proclaimed "spiritual entertainer," Alan Watts uses engaging and provocative analogies to describe Zen Buddhism. From Become What You Are, "You may believe you are out of Harmony with Life and its Eternal Now but you can not be. For you are Life and you exist Now … so become what you are.”
For an up-to-date and inclusive translation of Patanjali's Yoga Surtras, refer to Reverend Jaganath's Inside the Yoga Sutras. With another translation on the way, he offers, "The goal of Yoga is not to obtain something that is lacking. It is the realization of an already present reality. Yoga practice does not bring about Self Realization directly - Yoga removes the obstacles that obstruct its experience."
A chain-smoking gnani (self-realized) Guru from the 1960s, Maharaj encouraged practitioners to dive deep into the question, who am I? From published conversations with him in a book entitled, I Am That, "When the mind is kept away from its preoccupations, it becomes quiet. If you do not disturb this quiet and stay in it, you find that it is permeated with a light and a love you have never known, and yet, you recognize it at once as your own nature."
As the inspiration for The Secret, the teachings of Abraham resonate regardless of the source. Far more than manifesting things, these teachings are Zen at the core - we choose our own experience A favorite quote, "Do not look for love of self, look for Love that is Self." We are, as Abraham says, liquid love; that is our True Nature and loving is our natural state of being,