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Sprouting from the roots and serving as a testament to the cultivation of one’s inner vibration, Dreadlocks are culturally and socially known as an alternative hairstyle and means of expression, yet carry far more potent meaning beyond the hair itself. The word itself connects the juxtaposition of two words, dread and lock, to bring to... / READ MORE /
Daniel Ryan is a second generation hypnotherapist, maintaining a full time practice out of New York City. After our fascinating Evolve and Ascend livestream (you can watch that here) between Daniel, Jennifer, and Jeremy, we were excited to dive deep with more questions about the experience of past lives, the nature of consciousness, and what... / READ MORE /
Featured art by John Karborn Due to our technological connectedness, now more than ever before people are feeling the heavy weight of severe cataclysmic and tragic events, affecting millions of people around the world, with only the promise of greater turmoil to come. It’s easy in this environment to slip into overwhelm, despair, anxiety and depression,... / READ MORE /
Sowing seeds of compassion and love, Multidimensional Artist and Human Being, Elizabeth Bast, has dove heart first into her enigmatic inner landscape to integrate grains of her raw truth that have taken root. Through moments of sacred communion with both her transcendental magic and the darkness of the night, Elizabeth is rooted in the richness... / READ MORE /
Psychedelic illustrator Nicole Piar’s Spirit Cats oracle deck is the perfect tool to connect to your intuition and inspire your imagination There are moments in life when our intuition seems to be calling to us through walls of concrete that we just can’t seem to hear through. Thankfully, for these moments we have oracle decks.... / READ MORE /
“God is a comedian playing to an audience who is too afraid to laugh.” –Voltaire Archetypes are vitally important mechanisms for higher thought. They are psychosocial masks that launch us into heightened states of awareness. And could there be anything more Nietzschean, more self-evolving and socially insurgent, more vitally important to our own time, than... / READ MORE /
I often muse upon the development of resilience within the seemingly untraceable lasting impacts of traumatic events within an individual’s infancy. Buried deep within the colorful spheres of my memory bank, today, these moments in which an individual rises above await the trigger to send the memory up the pipes leading to my brain that... / READ MORE /
Featured art Cyril Rolando From the blossom of health to the paleness of death, my mortality I accept. I am dying. So are you. To embrace death is to embrace life. I acknowledge that I am dying every moment, therefore, I am living every moment. I accept and am hyper-aware of the possibility of my inevitable... / READ MORE /
“To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world.” Rudolf Steiner was an intellectual mystic and polymath who lived nearly a century ago. He developed a philosophical and spiritual system called “anthroposophy.” “Anthropos” meaning human, and “Sophia,” meaning wisdom. Steiner was prolific—he produced... / READ MORE /
Tibetan meditation teacher Chogyam Trunpa Rinpoche coined the term “spiritual materialism” as a way to describe self-deception, and the “grasping after material accomplishment within the context of spiritual pursuit.” This is a common trap many fall into while following the path of spiritual growth and understanding. The arduous, yet gratifying, journey of spiritual enquiry will challenge the... / READ MORE /
Chögyam Trungpa was a Buddhist meditation master and a bright spark within both the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages, and the eleventh Trungpa tülku. He was born in a remote village in the Himalayas, and recognized by the Trungpa lineage as a Buddhist teacher when he was still an infant. One of his teachers, Khenpo Gangshar was famous... / READ MORE /
Featured image via Inkriya Yoga Scientists have just proven that a yogic technique called Kriya yoga is highly effective at treating those who suffer from depression. Currently 41 million people are taking some kind of antidepressant to deal with anxiety and depression, but this single yogic practice, tested under clinical conditions, could help all those... / READ MORE /
(WakingTimes.com) It is commonly held that the pineal gland is the ‘seat of the soul,’ a meta-physical portal of sorts that is believed to play an important role in conscious awareness and spiritual experience. Certain practices and supplements may assist in improving the function of the pineal gland, however, by training the more fundamental energy centers of the body,... / READ MORE /
Featured art by Pilar Zeta Philosophy is a fascinating branch of wisdom. However these esoteric ideas are sometimes difficult to translate into practical application. What are all of those thoughts, suppositions and theories actually good for? How can an understanding of philosophy ultimately help you lead a better life? 1) Friedrich Nietzsche – Eternal Recurrence... / READ MORE /
Featured art by Phazed By: Christel Broederlow What is an empath? Being an empath is when you are affected by other people’s energies, and have an innate ability to intuitively feel and perceive others.  Your life is unconsciously influenced by others’ desires, wishes, thoughts, and moods.  Being an empath is much more than being highly... / READ MORE /
Occultism is the “belief in or study of the action or influence of supernatural or supernormal powers”, and the word “occult” stems from the Latin word occultus, meaning “clandestine, hidden, secret” is “knowledge of the hidden”. Beyond the mystical implications of the word/field of study, the term can also be viewed as the research of knowledge... / READ MORE /
Photography by Dustin Adams “Know thyself.” – Ancient Greek aphorism Logic and intuition, opposites that form opinion based off of knowing, or feeling. Intuition is defined as: “the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning.” While logic is defined as: “reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity.” Although... / READ MORE /
Developing psychic abilities is definitely possible when you know where to start and understand the intuitive gifts that you possess within yourself. As human beings we have become more focused towards material possessions and got influenced by religion, caste and various earthly desires which have made us forget our natural psychic abilities over time. These... / READ MORE /
According to two leading scientists, the human brain is in fact a ‘biological computer’ and the ‘consciousness of humans’ is a program run by the quantum computer located inside the brain that even continues to exist after we ‘die.’ As experts explain it after people die, their soul comes back to the universe, and it... / READ MORE /
My Cancer Journey As we grow older, we accumulate perspectives about life and a philosophy we call our own. But is who we’ve become truly aligned with the person we are meant to be? Often as we grow older, we move further away from our true nature. Sometimes it takes a life-threatening illness to help... / READ MORE /