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Three K’s of life: Kritagyata(Gratitude), Kartavya(Responsibility), Kripa(Grace)

Who am I? Why am I here? What is the purpose of my life? What is the essence of my existence? What is death? Is there life after death? Why do I need money? What do I want out of my life? Most of us ask these questions from ourselves at least once in our lifetime. We ask these questions ...

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Are You Spending All Of Your Time In A Gilded Cardboard Box?

I lived in a cardboard box once, and I thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. I felt like I was so lucky to be living in such a beautifully decorated cardboard box. I mean, there were some people on this planet who didn’t even have a cardboard box to live in, they had to live surrounded by ...

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Making Offerings to A Norse Goddess is Still Relevant To Me

I am by no means a Neo-Paganism or historical Paganism expert. In fact, until very recently, I could count the amount of Pagan rituals I had performed on one hand. For those of you not in the know, ‘rituals’ as they are known generically in the Pagan community, are a form of dedication; on par perhaps with going to church ...

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How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life

HOW IT ALL BEGAN The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. — Carl Jung My life as a psychiatrist gives me a privileged glimpse into people’s inner worlds. I become the bearer of secrets revealed to no one else, of the unspoken that remains when the ticking clock of daily life pauses for breath between seconds. With this ...

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10 Ways to Increase Clarity for Self-Awareness & Life Purpose

Clarity is possible, clarity is power, let me list a few ways you can gain clarity now… 1. Practice self-reflection Give yourself time everyday (5–15 min) to reflect and think, without distractions. Over stimulation needs to be balanced by stillness. http://fredhatt.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/escher-hand-with-reflecting-sphere-medium.jpg Think about direction of your life. 2. Imagine your life as a story Detach yourself from your life by imagining it as ...

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I Took the Best Nap of My Life on a $9,000 Crystal Bed

Originally posted to The Cut (NY Magazine) & written by Allie Jones I hate to do this, but I have to recommend a moderately expensive wellness practice that has no scientific basis or proven medical benefits whatsoever. Last week, I tried Crystal Bed Therapy at the recently opened alternative medicine studio Modrn Sanctuary, and I was changed. I don’t think ...

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Why look at the stones of the road? Why not be holy?

Few days ago my confessor told me “because he looks at the stones of the road” and warned me of this serious error. Stay alone in the flaws. What I fulfilled or what I did not do, without looking up. Always looking at the things of the earth without paying attention to the important thing is that listening to what ...

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“Right vs. Wrong”: Right, or Wrong?

Hand on Heart, I don’t care — because, in Heart, I AM Care. Looking for your Spiritual Warrior? It’s not in your Head with its dualistic notion of Right vs. Wrong — it’s in your Heart. Remember? We may take it for granted that there is such a thing as Right vs. Wrong. We assume that, without Right vs. Wrong, our communities would collapse. Is that true? ...

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No Wonder You Were Afraid to Ask #51 -Dr. Mollie Lyddane- A Psychologist Who Speaks to the Soul

This Inspirational Interview brought to you by Dr. Mollie Lyddane of San Francisco, CA. I was born in Santa Monica, CA and lived in various parts of Los Angeles for most of my life. When I was 32 I moved to San Francisco for my pre-doctoral internship in my Doctor of Psychology graduate program. It was an inspirational program with ...

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Embrace Confusion. Collect Answers. Put It All Together.

Someone asked me the other day in a private message: How many times has my bio changed in May 2017? There has maybe never been a better time to use the rolling-on-the-floor-with-tears-squirting-out emoji. Because dude, I’m nothing if not self-aware. My bio has changed a several times in the past year, and each time I hoped I’d finally found the ...

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