Entries tagged with “Connection”
In their emotionally connected presence, pets can be a powerful ally for optimal mental health.
The turn of the calendar from one year to the next invariable leads toward a yearning to live our lives in new and more healthful ways. Losing weight may top the charts as a New Ye…
Connect with your dog on a deeper level with these suggestions.
Emotional Detox: Cleansing Intolerance through Emotional Connection
Find your flow in the new year with these “micro meditations” for renewal, connection, and inner strength.
One crew, eight rowers, 32 brains... Wait a minute. How many brains?
Ruth Kollenborn is a creator and sustainer of her community.
Jane Goodall's work with chimps transformed the way we view our place in the natural world.
If we can’t find a way to speak about G— without smuggling in our political, ideological, and general concerns, then it is time to be silent.
In the summer of 2002 we invited our readers to take two leaps of faith — first by writing a personal essay, and then by letting us read it. We received many wonderful entries. Here’s one of our favorites.
"Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly is a call to action, extending the incredible reach of Ai Weiwei’s art by asking viewers to take the issue of global human rights to heart and make a simple gesture that would profoundly touch those unjustly imprisoned worlds away."
Death cannot stop true love.
MindA Journey to the Heart of Being HumanBy Daniel J. Siegel, MDW.W. Norton & CompanyYou’ve probably said something like, “I have a lot on my mind,” or, “He’s out of his mind!”…
Strangers see us with fresh eyes.
In this episode, Flora Bowley shows how collaboration can bring together creativity and connection.
Whether they are real—and you are Irish—or not
Unlocking the mystery of sexuality, intimacy and desire in the 21st Century
Excerpts from Yoga Beyond the Mat by Alanna Kaivalya
Awakening Through Acro Yoga
Somewhere at the bottom of my purse is a small drawstring bag that holds something precious: a number of small pewter hearts. These little charms — part of Mexican folk religion — …
A new study sheds light on why being lonely is such a major health risk.
Excerpted from Ordinary Goodness
Try answering these five queries (and then make time to create a corresponding activity) to identify your own no-rules approach to spirituality.
When I was a school teacher, I instituted a process that I had learned from Jack Canfield called “H or H” which was short for “Hug or a Handshake?” The premise was that I would sta…
September is the best month to visit the spectacular Oregon coast and the last month to experience something extraordinary: Beach Dance at Cannon Beach. During each event, dancers …
One way to rewire your experience of yourself and with other people is by paying close attention to eye gaze and its importance to your relationships.
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By Jeff Wallis The restorative power of nature can be accessible—anytime, anywhere—through the ritual of a Memory Walk. All you need is a route to walk and a camera. …
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Brainstorm author Dr. Dan Siegel on the power of harmony, cultivating “mindsight,” and why you should learn to think more like a teen.
Fifty years before the Internet, a French Jesuit priest predicted a shift from biological evolution to theological evolution. That God, through technology, would wrap the earth inside a "thinking skin."
Your ability to see the soul and subtlety inside of another person is in part dependent on your ability to acknowledge it in yourself.
Is the going getting tough for you? Here are 6 suggestions for building resilience via Rewire Me.
A moment that has shaped this writer’s perspective on people no matter where she travels.
Here we are, profoundly amazed to find ourselves on a planet speeding 67 thousand miles per hour through vast regions of cold space, impossibly removed from any other known place o…
More Fun than Fight or Flight
Discovering your strengths and passion.
Emma Seppälä PhD is author of The Happiness Track, founder of FulfillmentDaily.com, and Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education.
Rebuilding the art of conversation with exercises based on three main parameters.
Leaving the security of a world you know and hurling yourself into a new one will teach you to trust not only others but also yourself.
Yin yoga helps us experience acceptance and connection in a physical way
While this boy watched the towers fall, the drug pusher next to him was stabbed to death. Here's a conversation that can help us all work toward ending the cycle of violence.
Can you create a sense of closeness or intimacy with a complete stranger? Psychology research says, yes, you can.
And how can you find your own? The source is closer than you may think.
Sometimes I hear people question whether it is even possible or realistic to make relationships work. With discouragement they lament, “There is almost no one I know who is i…
Research shows how first impressions can color later interactions.
Excerpted from The Golden Rule & the Games People Play by Rami Shapiro