Article Archive for Personal Growth

An excerpt from 'The Five Levels of Attachment: Toltec Wisdom for a Modern World'
I began my apprenticeship into my family’s tradition in San Diego, California, when I was fourteen years old. My 79-year-old...
An excerpt from 'Buddha’s Book of Sleep'
Some people think that the purpose of meditation is to stop the mind. They sit, and they try. Soon they get into a fight with...
A debate is raging over whether December 21, 2012, the end of the Mayan calendar, heralds a doomsday of apocalyptic proportions...
Gifts to help those you love live healthier, happier and eco-friendlier.
 Give gifts that matter. Our holiday gift guide makes it easy to give each of the beautiful personalities in your life...
It’s almost a cliché: The telephone rings and you intuitively know who it is before answering. Intuition often shows up this way...
Learn how giving thanks can keep you feeling happy
When newspaper headlines are screaming financial disaster and your nightly news station broadcasts war and devastation, it’s not...
Patients and survivors heal through movement and community
“My neck is tweaked.” “My hips are killing me — they’re so tight!” I’ve heard students grumble about a lot of legitimate aches...
An excerpt from 'Imperfect Spirituality: Extraordinary Enlightenment for Ordinary people'
Often self-criticism is our default pattern. We believe that by being hard on ourselves, we'll become better. This thinking is...
An excerpt from 'Love Has Wings'
Modern pop culture is obsessed with makeovers. We are told to change our homes, wardrobes, faces and thighs as often as we change...
An excerpt from 'The Practicing Mind'
Real peace and contentment in our lives comes from realizing that life is a process to engage in, a journey down a path that we...