Matthew Fox shares Thomas Merton’s view that technology and information will not save humanity, and analyzes the media and the capitalist system, as “giving the public what it wants in order to get the public’s money to increase profits.”
Deborah Zucker believes that health and vitality are one and the same, so taking care of our health is absolutely necessary for our total wellbeing.
Jonathan Robinson helps us look at some criteria that can help us discern which of these technologies and gadgets will enhance our lives, and which we should avoid.
Carol Pearson tells the stories of four powerful Greek Gods and Goddesses, and how each can trigger a new personal story that helps us notice opportunities, props, and characters that may have been invisible to us before.
Linda Tucker reveals her quest to save the white lions from extinction, working tirelessly against the enormous forces that are decimating this precious species.
Karan Bajaj describes how his practice of meditation and yoga supports him in all his endeavors to create a meaningful life.
May McCarthy tells us how her CSO can be more effective than a team of executives. It is the job of her CSO to make her goals a reality.
Mark Nepo shares that the act of kindness allows us to experience oneness and the connection with all things. Kindness leads to kinship.
This conversation with Carla Malden explores the zigzagging emotions of living with a loved one who is battling a life threatening illness, as well as moving into widowhood.
The stereotypical man is becoming a thing of the past as men consciously evolve into more balanced beings, leading to more fulfilling lasting relationships with their partners and a better expression of themselves.
Take a tour with Williams and find the relevance of our national parks in the 21st century and how these public commons might bring us back home to a united state of humility.
Amy B. Scher says our internal environment is like the soil that feeds the roots of a tree. “We need to go into the soil of our beings which is who we really are, our soul, our body, our mind, our spirit.”
Mirabai Starr feels that following the interspiritual path goes beyond simply understanding another’s religion. It means “Embracing the sacred in multiple traditions with discipline and passion.”
Joanna Macy describes the “Great Turning” as a vital, creative response and wholesale revision of our values and our perceptions toward this precious planet.
Guy Finley says says, “The things that I can discover in myself, that I have the courage to see, become integrated in the moment of their discovery. And it is the integration of this consciousness that we call rebirth; that we call creative life.”
Anat Baniel says, “When the brain gets information it needs it will organize that information . . . [and it] starts forming new connection at a ridiculously fast pace.”
The stories we tell ourselves about who we are, our childhood, our memories of the past, our life in the present, are like clothing we put on. How do we separate ourselves from this narrative and uncover the truth of our lives?
Bodhipaksa helps us find our way through past experiences and habitual reactions to build up a sense of oneness, stillness, and perfectness.
Jacob Needleman says there are two parts of ourselves. One part is connected to our environment, earning a living, having a family, and creating things. There is also another part of ourselves which is connected to the universe.
Wolynn gives several compelling examples of clients who had an aversion but did not have a clue as to its origins. It turned out that it was something that happened in their family that was unknown to them. When uncovering the history of the trauma, healing took place.
Stephen Dinan encourages us to ground ourselves in the deeper values that unite us such as liberty, equality, and justice for all – which are bedrock principles of the United States.
Lisa Tracy says: So many of the objects we save remind us of stories: stories of our childhood, and stories of the history of our families. No wonder it is hard to let them go.
When Matthew McKay’s 23-year-old son Jordan was suddenly shot and killed, for Matthew it was not the end of Jordan’s life. It was the beginning of a quest to penetrate the veil of death through some extraordinary communications.
Leslie Shore shares that listening is a process that requires us to use different parts of our brain, and a process that is very rarely taught in formal education.
Father Francis Tiso travelled to Tibet to gather eye-witness accounts of the dissolution of the body of Kenpo A Chö Rinpoche, who died in 1998.
David Gibson suggests that “…emotions are like water, they’re meant to flow. They’re not meant to stay around, they’re meant to move on through.”
Debra Silverman explains that knowing your elemental make-up will help you follow your natural instincts and rhythms and will reveal to you your soul’s purpose and what you are here to contribute.
Isabel Allende was forced to flee Chile after the 1973 military coup. She now lives in California, writing novels infused with deep knowledge and feeling about the human experience.
Lupa cautions us to understand that totems, whether they be animal, plants, or fungi, are vibrant, intelligent, dynamic beings sharing the world with us as much as anyone else.
Martin Adams says: “As long as it remains an ongoing reality for the majority of human beings to have to pay other human beings for the land that they’re standing on, the economic system will forever cause wealth inequality at a core level.”
Andrew Harvey says: “The world is going through a cataclysmic falling apart. In a time like this if you want to live happily and in joy and with purpose, you really need to find people who will sustain you and encourage you.”
James Baraz says: “Having a real positive vision, and wanting to make a difference out of love, and out of your own celebration of the beauty and miracle of life, is much more magnetizing and effective engagement than coming from a place of fear.”
Colleen Mauro says says we can meditate in an active way, where we’re “actually using the mind to build a bridge of communication. . . that allows us to make contact from the physical to the spiritual.”
Christian de Quincey thinks, rather than saying we create our own reality, it is more accurate to say, “Each of us participates in co-creating a shared reality.” He describes beliefs as “Frozen fragments of consciousness, a snapshot of reality.”
In this rich and insightful conversation, Susan Piver invites you to step into your heartbreak with the courage of a warrior, and to embrace your tenderness and fragility with a calm, steady heart.