A Need Rarely Acknowledged

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We all have lots of different needs. Some are obvious: food, water, etc.; others are latent or hidden in us. In addition to wanting to be happy, we also need to think well …

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5 Ways To Reclaim Lost Joy

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Joy is challenging to come by in our complex and troubled world. If you struggle with it, you are not alone.  .

According to Ayurveda, the ancient health care system, joy is our natural state. If that is so, why …

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Healing Legacy Authoritarian Trauma


Many people think hierarchies are the normal and natural way for people to organize.

For thousands of years, humans have lived in hierarchical, mostly authoritarian societies. The mindsets, beliefs, and practices of these cultural arrangements have been passed from one …

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The Myth About Pleasing


” I am such a pleaser.” I hear this all the time. It sounds like an indictment, a disparagement, and a shame. Perhaps it is not the entire truth – let’s see if we can get some perspective.

So many …

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Neglect And Change


During times of great change like now, we are bumping up against issues and problems that have been neglected for a long time. Often what has been neglected is also what has been taken for granted.

Neglect is not a …

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A Revolution In What It Means To Be Human


We are in the midst of a revolution in what it means to be human. The modern explosion in knowledge and complexity has had wide-ranging impacts that have become the foundation for a revolution in human life.

Knowledge, especially knowledge …

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