Grief: A Spiritual Pilgrimage with Elaine Mansfield

Elaine Mansfield shares her very personal journey of grief and awakening through the process of losing her husband of 42 years to cancer. She describes what it was like to witness his suffering, and the reactions of those around them during the most difficult times. Her experience lead to a shift in understanding and acceptance, and she journeyed into a new life of her own.
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Personal Life Contracts – Being Accountable To Yourself with Joel Fotinos

Contracts are used to lay out expectations and responsibilities of the parties involved. We take them very seriously in business and law. Fotinos believes that we should take our own goals just as seriously and create personal contracts to hold ourselves accountable in our pursuit of excellence. His philosophy is that once we make clear the responsibilities for our part of the contract, we set success in motion.
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Awake-ism: The Heartmind of Buddhism with Ethan Nichtern

“Awake-ism,” in Buddhist teacher Nichtern’s view, means to be aware, open, and compassionate. He looks at Buddhist thought as a psychological, philosophical, and ethical system that can be useful for anyone. Living an awake life is a good thing. His advice for living in these times is to maintain our awareness as we move between very personal spaces and collective spaces. Many begin meditating in order to reduce stress and become more mindful.
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The Challenges Of Becoming A Father with Bruce Linton, Ph.D.

Linton talks about what it means to be a father and a partner in parenting. He describes the developmental phases of fatherhood and how to share the experience with others in a meaningful way. Linton believes that engaging in a mutual support system with other fathers is key. He says, “Being a father is a journey that we’re going on, and it’s taking us inside places in ourselves, making discoveries about who we are and sharing it with other dads
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What Really Matters with Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D.

Robert Augustus Masters holds a doctorate in psychology and is an experienced psychotherapist, trainer of psychotherapists, and teacher of spiritual deepening. His integral, intuitive work blends the psychological and physical with the spiritual, emphasizing embodiment, authenticity, deep shadow work, emotional openness and literacy, and the development of relational maturity.
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A Course in Miracles: A Spiritual Touchstone with D. Patrick Miller

A Course in Miracles became an instant spiritual phenomenon upon its 1976 publication, and has since served as a spiritual touchstone for millions around the world. Where did A Course in Miracles come from?  What part does forgiveness play in the Course?  How can non-Christians reconcile the Christian language in the Course? How does the Course’s notion of Jesus differ from the traditional view of Jesus? Who is the Holy Spirit as represented by the Course, and how is this book a curriculum rather than a holy book? What does the Course have to say about ego? Miller explains that the Course is philosophically similar to both Buddhism and Vedanta. He goes on to explain, “There are
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