Moon Magic: Astrological Timing for Success – January 2013

The New Year time spirit seeded at Winter Solstice comes to creative expression through the 12 days of Yule culminating with Epiphany Jan 6. The 12 Days of Christmas or Yuletide is the New Year in embryo, dreams of these 12 nights portend what will be in the 12 months of the coming year. The […]

Fracking Wrecks America’s Bedrock: Clear and Present Dangers

by Sandra Steingraber Under the misleading banner of clean and green, the global natural gas rush is on, and nowhere more so than in the United States. We are literally shattering America’s bedrock to bring methane out of the Earth and consuming enormous quantities of precious fresh water to do so, without any clear knowledge […]

No Dust on the Mirror: Reflections on a Life of Conscious Wholeness

by Michael Bernard Beckwith We spend a good deal of time gazing at ourselves in a mirror with the physical eye, as well as into the mirror of our mind with an analytical eye, endeavoring to size ourselves up in our own estimation, and also determining how others might evaluate us. Both of these mirrors […]

Sustainable Weight Loss: Five Secrets for Feeling Like Yourself Again

by Judith Fertig Starting in the 1970s, natural foods advocate and journalist Kathleen Barnes, of Brevard, North Carolina, avidly practiced vegetarianism, yet through the years she still gained weight. Searching for answers, she shared her findings in an array of books that include 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health: A Take Charge Plan for Women (co-authored […]

Addressing Autism: Families Have Reasons for Hope

by Brita Belli Parents of autistic children are encouraged when they witness improvements after eliminating gluten (wheat) and casein (dairy) from their kids’ diets. Now a parental study supports the correlation—for some kids on the autism spectrum, the gluten- and casein-free (GFCF) diet appears to be connected with remarkable changes. Laura Cousino Klein, associate professor […]

Healthy Lifestyle Tweaks: Surprisingly Simple Changes for Feeling Good

by Kathleen Barnes All of us have heard the admonition: “Eat lots of veggies and exercise daily and you’ll live a long, healthy life.” There’s no question this advice is sound, but what about other helpfully healthy lifestyle adjustments we can make? Experts attest that doing easy things, such as going braless, walking barefoot or […]

It’s All About We – Conscious Evolution

Why We’re Better Together by Linda Sechrist After decades of studying issues of environmental destruction, poverty and war, Malcolm Hollick, Ph.D., author of The Science of Oneness: A New Worldview for the Twenty-First Century, concluded in 2006 that a better future for humanity requires a more holistic worldview. It must be one that reflects the […]

Healthy Holiday Baking

There’s nothing so comforting as the scent and taste of home-baked treats. To fill a home with cheer, try these delectably healthy recipes. Some are gluten or diary-free, others pack less butter and sweeteners (thus fewer calories) than their typical counterparts, and a few are vegan (containing no animal products, including honey). All are perfect […]

Breathe Easier

Try These Tips for Better Workouts To get the most out of every breath, follow these exercise tips from acknowledged experts. Running With closed lips, breathe in sharply and deeply through the nose. Then purse the lips as if trying to blow out a candle and exhale through the mouth. While running, breathe in for […]

Astrological Timing for Success

Moon Magic – December 2012 Every five hundred years the Phoenix dies and is born anew from its ashes. An old world passes away, a new world is born. This month the stage is set for the conclusion of the old world cycle and the beginning of the new. And now we come to heart, […]