Is Conflict Often A Necessity For Creativity?
October 31, 2011 | Consciousness |
Most are confused between conflict and the method of resolving a conflict. We assume, incorrectly, that peace loving people must have avoided situations of conflict. Is this really case throughout history?
How To Attract Positive Friendships And Shed Toxic Ones
October 27, 2011 | Happiness |
As we age, they're the spice that keeps us vibrant and challenged. They're also good medicine. When your body sags, longtime buddies lift you up. When you're sick and bedridden, they brighten your outlook. When death comes knocking, they slam the door on evil thoughts. But how do we keep positive friendships in our lives and shed those that are toxic?
Do What You Have To Do Without Attachment
October 25, 2011 | Consciousness |
The wise one constantly lives in awareness of the basic unity of existence, free from the delusion of separateness.
Defeat Aggression with Gratitude
October 21, 2011 | Consciousness |
Grateful people aren't just kinder people, according to UK College of Arts and Sciences psychology Professor Nathan DeWall. They are also less aggressive.
The Power of Ayurveda and Healing From Within
October 20, 2011 | Consciousness |
If we broadly divide the various systems of treatment of disease into external and internal, the traditional approach, as with other old world cultures, has been a judicious mixture of the two, with the larger emphasis being on the internal route. Ayurveda does depend on externals like organic drugs and herbal formulations, but its core is the belief that prevention is better than cure.
Study Confirms That Money Can't Buy You Love or Happiness
October 18, 2011 | Happiness |
New research confirms The Beatles' lyrical hypothesis and finds that "the kind of thing that money just can't buy" is a happy and stable marriage.
Not One Modern Present Day Political, Social or Economic System Can Result In Happiness
October 14, 2011 | Happiness |
The discourse of contentment, rejected by the modern secular world we live in is dominated by two ideologies, both based on wealth and economics, broadly classified as Capitalism and Communism or Socialism. Both seek to create a happy world, and believe that happiness is a function of wealth. If this were true, why are those who obtain wealth never happy or satisfied?
A Happy Friend Living Within a Half-Mile Makes You 42% More Likely To Be Happy
October 13, 2011 | Happiness |
Human beings instinctively look for associations with other members of society. Especially in times of stress and difficulty, support received from others makes us feel better and confident with less pain and turmoil. Research by Harvard Medical School and the University of California found happiness is like a virus - it's passed through social networks, such as family, close friends and neighbors. Sadness, however, does not apparently spread to the same extent.
We Are In A Grand Illusion: How Easily Can We See The Truth?
October 12, 2011 | Consciousness |
We see the world from our limited perceptual framework. Despite an overwhelming evolution of the human mind, it is severely restricted by what it can perceive through the senses. How easily can we see the truth?
Why Collective Consciousness Will Soon Render All Forms of Government Obsolete
October 10, 2011 | Consciousness |
French sociologist Emile Durkheim first used the term collective consciousness to label shared beliefs and moral attitudes that bind people together within a particular society. In a fragmented world populated with myriad beliefs and ethnic groups collective consciousness is more akin to a mosaic puzzle than to a coherent social fabric -- a micro-concept. However, the coming integration of human interactions across the planet within a shared consciousness will be a macro-concept. Governments basically mirror collective consciousness and because of that, they will soon disappear.
Workers Who Feel Disconnected Most Likely To Create Poisonous Work Environment
October 7, 2011 | Happiness |
University of British Columbia research shows that managers should keep team members connected and engaged to avoid workplace sabotage. Co-authored by UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Karl Aquino, the study reveals that envious employees are more likely to undermine peers if they feel disconnected from others.
10 Facts About Consciousness: What Level Are You At?
October 5, 2011 | Consciousness |
Consciousness has been defined as many things to many people, but there can never be one encompassing definition to what it really is. However, there are several factual components that assist in its definition and allow us to assess our own level of consciousness. What level are you at?
There Is Only One Thing In Life That Is Certain
October 4, 2011 | Consciousness |
One of the main aspects of spiritual growth is the realization that you are a part of all that is. In fact, this is the only thing in life that we can be certain about.