Wilhelm Reich’s Orgone Energy: Crazy, Visionary, or Both?

Today, it is difficult to escape some New Age thinker or alternative spiritual practice talking about ‘energy’. It is almost a touchstone of the New Age movement. Much of the New Age talk about energy involves Eastern thought involving ‘Chi’ or ‘Qi’ (universial energy) and related concepts. In the West, when we think of energy… [Read More]

Akashic Records in Modern Times

Spend enough time around ‘New Age’ thinkers and you are bound to encounter the concept of the ‘Akashic Records’, a supposed celestial collection of records that hold the history of every moment, every thought, of every human being. Some feel the Akashic records hold not just the history of every person, but also the record… [Read More]

What is a Near-Death Experience?

A near-death experience (NDE) is quite a difficult experience to define. That is not surprising considering it is a phenomena that has only very recently begun to be taken seriously and researched. The term ‘near-death experience’ has only been in the English language for about 25 years. Recently, especially on the Web, an even newer… [Read More]

Dream Symbolism is Personal

A great number of books have been written about dreams and dream interpretation. Many of them offer generalized meanings for various dream symbols – i.e., "horses refer to male sexuality," "arrows are the phallus," etc. Similarly, online searches on the topic of dreams will lead predominantly to "dream dictionaries" that have cut-and-dry translations for virtually… [Read More]

Apply the Law of Attraction to Weight Loss

The law of attraction can be a wonderful tool with which to establish the enthusiasm, motivation and focus you need in order to lose weight. No doubt, you unwittingly used the same law when you gained unwanted pounds, and you can certainly utilize it again in a constructive manner. How you used the law of… [Read More]

The Power of Gratitude

One might think that Thanksgiving is just about the turkey, football and an excuse for a 4 day weekend. Another way to consider Thanksgiving is as an important exercise in spirituality – for the power of gratitude and it’s importance in nearly all the world’s major religions in well documented. Yes, historically Thanksgiving arose from… [Read More]

Using Conflict for Personal Development

People often contact psychic readers because a conflict has arisen and they are not sure how to deal with it. A psychic may be able to give you insights into how the conflict arose, and perhaps some information that enables you to begin the process of getting past the conflict. But in the end, it… [Read More]

Jane Roberts: Channeling a New Metaphysics

Was she a medium, an author, a poet or all of the above? Her best-known works are said to be the product of channeling, a process whereby she allowed an entity called "Seth" to speak through her while she remained in a trance. While she did not claim a true authorship of some of these… [Read More]