11 Ways To Create Spaces That Facilitate Moments Of Meaning

A moment of meaning is associated with feeling awe or experiencing profound connection to something bigger than yourself. As humans, we crave these moments as a way to inspire ourselves or satisfy our curiosity. Some past research has even found that the feeling of awe enhances overall well-being and instigates profound personal growth. A meditation practice at home, spiritual rituals, spending time in nature, and attending retreats and festivals are a few ways to realign our inner selves, reconnect with what’s beyond us, and experience meaning.

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Divine Feminine

In our quest to connect to the Divine Feminine, we first need to reframe the judgmental societal messaging around this energy. We have been programmed to view “receptivity” and “negative” as bad and weak. This energy is anything but weak. This energy is the epitome of  inner strength.

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This Communication Tactic Could Be The Key To Saving Your Marriage. Here's What You Need To Know

The relationship-boosting properties of mindfulness and meditation are hard to argue with, and here's why: One of the side effects of having a regular mindfulness practice is the ability to communicate with your partner at a higher level thanks to your ability to be present. Undivided attention is one of the most important elements of a romantic partnership, and the ability to be truly present is the greatest gift you can give your partner.

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Winter Detox Soup

This soup is a detox metabolism booster designed to aid the liver in cleaning out the body; specifically for clear and vibrant skin. The high (good) fat content aids the skin is elasticity, helping to build new healthy skin cells.

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Living in a (mostly) Silent Ashram for 30 days

We sit in meditation for two hours each day. Half the time we are chanting mantras in Sanskrit, the other half we are in silence. I wish I could say every meditation I’m guided off into white puffy clouds where my mind is empty and free from all anxieties and insecurities. But, more often then not, I think about “Should I cut my bangs? Should I grow out my bangs? God, I hope they have papaya at breakfast. Oh shhit, my butt crack is sweaty…”

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How to Maintain A Spiritual Practice While Traveling

Whenever I travel I find myself so involved in the adventure that I forget to practice my daily spiritual habits. But it is crucial to continue these spiritual practices in order to stay grounded and connected to our authentic selves. Maintaining a spiritual practice while traveling keeps you in tune with your body’s wants and needs and provides a higher sense of intuition for safe travels.

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My Hearts Eye

Some have an inquiring mind and a heart on fire for spiritual awareness which is why we are here. It took me two decades to commit to a formal study of the suttas.Going three years now, I have been trying to understand what is this thing called Metta which I have heard so often. I almost shivered it may be a transmission after-all.

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