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You’re in Charge of Celebrations

“A true celebration is never passive. Celebrations aren’t about being amused or entertained. A true celebration is an active response to the wonders and blessings of life.”

You’re Not Listening

Veteran journalist Kate Murphy wants to help us rediscover the lost art of listening. She sat down with S&H to help us explore how to become better listeners.

Young Love

Recently, a mother asked me for advice on how to keep her teenage daughter, who just started dating, from getting hurt. First, I assured her that her daughter will get hurt. I don’…

Your Assignment: Build Your Own Morning Altars

A longtime altar maker shares his practice

Your Assignment: Change the Whole World in a Day

If you want something that lasts for days, plant flowers. If you want something that lasts for years, plant trees. If you want something that lasts for eternity, plant an idea.When…

Your Assignment: Complete the Story

Complete the Story of The Sword in the Storytelling Stone and Win $1000

Your Assignment: Find Your Bliss

3 Perfect Soaks at Two Bunch Palms

Your Assignment: Heal a Parent/Child Relationship with Good Storytelling

We tried talk therapy and it didn’t work. Our attempts at reconciliation always ended in recrimination and competition. The guilt of a father for deserting the family and the pain …

Your Assignment: Shake Things Loose

Share your own special practice

Your Assignment: Share Your Miracle Cure

You have a PhD in your own body and have found something new that really works for you—maybe for others too!Miracle cures are complicated. The ancient Greeks, Armenians, and others…

Your Assignment: Whose Soul?

Meditate on the most difficult spiritual question of our time.

Your Auric Forcefield

Know Instant Harmony & Happiness via

The Auric Chakra Harmonization Technique

Your Body is Talking. Are You Listening?

Injuries often happen in the silliest ways. We are intelligent adults; we look both ways before crossing the street, we don't run with scissors or swallow toothpaste. But we badly …

Your Body Knows the Answer

An Interview with David Rome

Your Brain Changes With the Seasons

Did you know your brain function changes with the seasons?

Your Brain on God

Religious experiences activate certain parts of the brain, scans show.

Your Brain on Meditation

Yesterday our local meditation group read together a pitifully small portion of our book, One Dharma, because we got so interested in the topic and kept talking instead of reading.…

Your Brain On Water

In his new book, Blue Mind, author and evolutionary biologist Wallace J. Nichols examines how being in and around water affects our emotions and cognition.

Your Brain on Yoga Nidra

Not only does yoga nidra meditation help you get a good night’s sleep, it also rids the body of harmful stress-inducing cortisol, boosts the production of “pleasure hormones,” and shifts brain waves into a beneficial state of regeneration and repair.

Your Breath Is Your Super Power

If you’ve ever taken a yoga class, you’ve heard some reference to the breath at some point. We know it’s incredibly central to the yoga practice; the awareness of the breath is per…