elderly hands on a map
05/06/2016
When I think of courage, I often think of my mother ­ as she sat patiently attempting to thread her sewing needle in a dimly lit room, ceiling light beckoning for a new and brighter bulb.... read more
coffee cup before two men talking
05/02/2016
It was a cool, spring night and I was sitting alone in a café when a man sat down beside me. At first I judged him; he seemed restless and I felt that my space had been a bit impinged upon, but soon... read more
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04/25/2016
And as you stand there Late again Because you forgot to allow time to park And the elevator was slow And you left 10 minutes late to begin with With your shoes that pinch And your pants... read more
sea gulls in red sky
04/18/2016
Our connections with our children are deeply intertwined with every level of our being. When our child suffers, we suffer. We feel what they feel, and they feel what we feel. We can act as if... read more
close up wheels of BMX mountain bikes
04/11/2016
“I’m hoping my routine will break me out of my rut. If I keep spinning my wheels, I’m bound to become a bicycling champion.” ~ Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE Over the last... read more
ONE WAY signs pointing all directions
04/04/2016
I’ve never met a single-discipline artist. Every creative person I know says things like, “Well, I’m a writer. But I also sing in a choir and play bass guitar and drums and embroider and do... read more
fish in deep indigo water
03/28/2016
Take a moment to close your eyes and take three breaths. Simply get a sense of yourself as you breathe in and out. Gently let your eyelids fall and allow the sensation of breathing to prevail.... read more
silhouette of woman practicing yoga outdoors
03/22/2016
In Yoga and Ayurveda we often seek a fixed or set experience of perfect health.  As a newcomer to Ayurveda, we try to understand the 3 constitutional types, or Doshas, and may have the idea... read more
feathered dream catcher with sun behind
03/07/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance Dreams are a mystery. Scientists still cannot explain with any certainty why we dream. Dreams are magical, linking us to another world full of wisdom... read more

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06/16/2013
I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go. This is the... read more
smiling hugging saint Amma-Devi in warm embrace with follower
06/09/2013
Tucked away in the rolling hillsides of San Ramon, California, an Ashram (spiritual monastery) awaits to greet us with its temple, guest houses, orchards, gardens, and a swan-inhabited lake. This... read more
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06/06/2013
When surrounded by the stormy sea of anger, how do we find our compassion? This piece makes my 9th attempt of writing my blog post for this week. I have sat staring into a blank screen hoping... read more
Evolve-Mentor Photo
05/26/2013
Many come and many leave this vital planet of ours. While we are here in this life, some among us leave a legacy and imprint of their existence upon us. This is the case of those who live a life... read more
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05/19/2013
Transitions are a natural process of our lives, yet we are not always ready for them. We know transitions to be a period of time where change occurs, taking us from one state or a condition to... read more
SAMSUNG
05/19/2013
A couple of weeks ago, I welcomed each of you to evōxTelevision and our Brand Categories. I also shared that I am bringing to you the evōxEvolve Category of our Brand. Today, I would like to... read more
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05/07/2013
Welcome friends to evox Television, where your life, and that of your family, your community and the world matter. We have been created to serve you. I am Banafsheh Akhlaghi and a founding... read more
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04/21/2013
I had the honor of meeting author Robert Holden recently when we both spoke at the Hay House IGNITE event in San Jose, CA (which was an amazing experience, by the way).  Robert is someone whom I... read more

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11/11/2014
Studies show that genetically identical cells from same stem cell source turn out differently because of their environment. Who you hang out with determines what you dream about and think about.... read more
11/11/2014
Banafsheh Akhlaghi is a pioneering civil and human rights attorney, educator and social entrepreneur. She has learned through her work how decisions we make globally affect us locally. For... read more
11/11/2014
When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how to get better. She dove into the scientific research and... read more
11/11/2014
Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and... read more
11/11/2014
Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable... read more
11/11/2014
When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that... read more
11/11/2014
You don't need to plan an exotic trip to find creative inspiration. Just look up, says Gavin Pretor-Pinney, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society. As he shares charming photos of nature's finest... read more
11/11/2014
Jinha Lee: Reach Into The Computer And Grab A Pixel The border between our physical world and the digital information surrounding us has been getting thinner and thinner. Designer and engineer Jinha... read more
11/11/2014
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells... read more

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