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Doshas – The Connecting Link Between Five Elements of Nature & Our Body

Ayurveda or “the science of life” recognises that a balanced living is an integration of our environment, body, mind and spirit. We are all part of nature. According to Ayurveda, our inner and outer environment is governed by three fundamental energies or doshas. The three doshas are known as Vata (Wind), Pitta (Fire), and Kapha (Earth) – these primary forces are responsible for the characte... »

Coming Alive: Finding Inspiration in the Mundane

Coming Alive: Finding Inspiration in the Mundane

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”- Howard Thurman Life is too short to not spend it doing things that you love, with people that you love in places that you love. When we love something we are in the moment, we are inspired and we feel alive. We’ve all had the feeling of doing something or... »

biomimicry

6 Ways to Enlighten Yourself using Biomimicry

Humans have looked at nature for answers to problems since time immemorial. Our most important technologies are directly related to ways in which we have used nature as a model for our blueprints. Biomimicry is a powerful way to cultivate the wisdom inherent in nature’s design. It sets a two-way mirror up against Mother Nature where we are more able to see ourselves and our interconnection with al... »

Why Moderation is the Key to Health & Happiness

Why Moderation is the Key to Health & Happiness

“It takes tremendous courage to resist the lure of appearances. The power of being which is manifest in such courage is so great that the gods tremble in fear of it.” – Paul Tillich No matter how long we’ve been traveling on the wrong road, we can always cut a new path toward a healthier one. There is always an opportunity to change course. One of the more powerful ways of changing course is to li... »

Disaster shamanism

Six Signs You May be a Disaster Shaman

“If you are unprogrammed in the cultural causa-sui project, then you have to invent your own: you don’t vibrate to anyone else’s tune. You see that the fabrications of those around you are a lie, a denial of truth. A creative person becomes then, in art, literature, and religion the mediator of natural terror and the indicator of a new way to triumph over it. He reveals the darkness and the dread ... »

Jester Guru Chronicles, Part 1: I Am From the Future

Jester Guru Chronicles, Part 1: I Am From the Future

“It is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.” -Jorge Luis Borges Greetings! Your resident trickster-god in training here, with an important message: the future is a wonderfully beautiful place. But you’ll need to become healthier – mind, body, and soul – in order to appreciate it. You’ll need to discipline yourself in the forces of love, compassion, and forgiveness. You’ll need to let Mother... »

5th Horseman of the Apocalypse: Providence

The Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse: Providence

It seems as though the article “Eco-consciousness and the Rise of the Eco Warrior” fell on deaf ears. Hopefully by giving you a more powerful symbol to hang your hat on the message will be less likely to go in one ear and out the other. Such is my intent with the Fifth Horseman and this article. But first, let’s delve into the mysterious mythology of the original four horsemen. 1st Horseman of the... »

3 Ways We can Help Each Other Survive a Culture in Decline

3 Ways We can Help Each Other Survive a Culture in Decline

“Collectively we need to be prepared for crises in very near future. There will be huge levels of distress and displacement when we wake up to what we’ve done to the planet. We’ll need to hold our nerve. It won’t be easy but it could be rich and enticing if we can tolerate the fear, the panic, and the not-knowing. It’s all part of the journey, the dark night of the soul. Our individual awakening a... »

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Biomimicry – Nature is here to Guide You

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein Nature is a powerful teacher, serving as an inspiration to humans to emulate its functioning as a solution to many of the world’s problems. Biomimicry, originating from the Greek word ‘bios’, meaning life, and ‘mimesis’, meaning to imitate, is a field that deal... »

path-of-least-resistance

How to Follow the Path of Least Resistance

It goes by many names, “the law of least effort” and “going with the flow”, to name a couple, but the path of least resistance is a theme we hear about in many spiritual texts. At first glance, it may go against everything you have ever believed was true about following your dreams and achieving your goals. Is this concept actually implying that doing LESS work, putting in LESS effort will help us... »

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