How to Get the Most From Affirmations

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and said to yourself "You can do it!" or "I’m beautiful, strong, and healthy!" or "I’m happy!", or even "I’m attractive!"? Did you know that using affirmations like these could influence and even reprogram your subconscious? Thoughts can directly influence how you feel. If you change… [Read More]

Namaste: Etymology and Meanings

Namaste (pronounced Naa-ma-stay) is a greeting in the Hindi language from India. The ‘namaste’ greeting has become popular in recent years, especially among the New Age thinkers in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. In the West, the namaste greeting is often associated with the spirituality of India – and it can mean anything… [Read More]

How Vulnerability Affects Happiness

It is human nature for people to seek situations in which they can connect with others, but doing so can make them vulnerable. To bond with people they need to open up and be genuine, which involves being exposed. However, allowing your vulnerability to show means taking a risk. You may encounter vulnerability when you… [Read More]

Saint Francis: The First Environmentalist?

In 13th century Europe, life was harsh and brutal for the common person. The average life expectancy was only the mid-thirties (and only slightly longer for the upper 1% who were royalty, wealthy merchants and the aristocracy within the Catholic Church). People lived in small towns and villages and the vast majority of time was… [Read More]

Personal Dream Interpretation The Easy Way

Dream interpretation is an excellent tool for self-help and self-discovery. It also offers the possibility of strengthening your psychic and or intuitive abilities. Often, however, it can seem that understanding dreams can be so complicated in symbolism that finding their meaning appears challenging. Following are some quick tips on how to begin a process of… [Read More]

Feng Shui Explained for Skeptics

If you’re skeptical when it comes to New Age ideas, old age mysticism and psychic concerns, you may be equally doubtful about whether feng shui is a genuine rather than dubious concept. The idea that the placement and design of objects could alter the future may seem outlandish and obscure. Yet, many people swear that… [Read More]

Telepathy: Communication Through Extrasensory Means

Telepathy is a term that was coined in 1882 by Frederic W. H. Myers, an early psychologist, a founder of the Society for Psychical Research, and a good friend of William James. Most people view telepathy as a strange, mystical power with no basis in reality. However, ever since the creation of the Society for… [Read More]

The History of Reiki

Reiki is an alternative form of healing therapy quickly becoming popular in the West. Reiki involves the soothing and comforting touch of the human hand is emphasized as having wonderful wellness benefits due the transference or increasing ‘universal energy’ within the human body. In Reiki, the human touch is regarded as essential in the transference… [Read More]