This month William Shatner became the oldest person to ever fly to space. Upon his return, some of the first words to leave his mouth were, “What you have given me is the most profound experience I can imagine,” he said before hugging Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos.
Mind & Spirit
For the last 350 years, researchers have been trying to explain what they observe so they could form theories to be able to predict outcomes. For me, seeing is believing. I am not so concerned about having a theory. I simply want to know how I can do my energy work better and achieve more consistent results.
In our culture, most of us have not actually been taught the skill of relaxation, and it is indeed a skill. Our parents probably weren’t taught either, so we can’t really blame them. Our teachers in school probably weren’t taught, so we can’t really blame them either.
It is our instinctual nature that has the ability to live through the up and downs and still maintain relationship to self and other. Unpredictability must be allowed into a relationship for enduring love.
You’re born with intuitive abilities—not just some people, but each one of us. Intuition, like your other built-in senses, is part of the human package. It’s a natural part of who you are and should feel user-friendly and helpful.
Many people might not have access to a garden or a park nearby, it’s important to report that researchers have also found that even having a plant, an inspiring picture of a landscape around or simply listening to the sounds of nature can bring benefits, and support people to relax.
Who are we? Why are we here? Where are we going? Not everyone asks such questions, but some of us are driven to find the answers. We are adept at living life in this time-space universe, but comprehending that which is one or more steps removed from this reality is not one of our specialties.
The retrogrades will gradually end with the onset of cooler weather. A renewed sense of forward movement will grow over the course of the forecast period. If we remember our sense of wonder and honor the privilege of being alive, great things can and will emerge from these challenging days.
Kintsugi is an art form in keeping with the Zen tenets of non-attachment and the mindful awareness of the beauty in all things — even objects that are flawed or imperfect or worn thin by time. Imperfections are highlighted or emphasized.
In my home town of Glastonbury, people who were once friends now avoid each other because of their disagreements over vaccines. On both sides, they are so emotionally invested in their thinking that the biological imperatives of survival are triggered the moment they start discussing the topic.
I was doing 22 months on forgery and drug possession charges and, as an Alaska Native member of the Tlingit tribe, I had joined the prison’s Native American spirituality circle. We called ourselves the Tribal Sons and met twice a week to drum and sing.
To whatever extent the delta variant affects in-person instruction in the fall of 2021, back-to-school this year will be different from pre-pandemic years. Anxiety may be a challenge for many more children than usual, and it can be intertwined with other feelings, such as excitement and shyness.
Dragon and Tiger is primarily a medical qigong that balances the body’s energy systems in accordance with the principles of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The inclusion of Daoist and Buddhist elements in Dragon and Tiger are used to support and enhance its medical applications.
The highly-regarded Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) announces open nominations for their third biennial Consciousness in Action NextGen Awards. The nominees must be next-generation researchers, practitioners, and visionaries striving to make a positive impact on the world’s challenges.