How Exercise Reverses the Process of Death

In addition to nutrients, our physical bodies also need physical conditioning to be in optimal health. Death is the absence of motion and rigor mortis is one of the signature signs of death that is caused by a chemical change…

Why Death May Not Be Necessary Anymore

Myth #1: Disease & Deterioration is a Normal Part of Aging Probably one of the biggest myth that has been around for thousands of years is the belief that disease and physical deterioration of the body is a natural part…

Consciousness Detox: Freeing Ourselves from the "Matrix"

Just like our body can accumulate and collect toxins and harmful chemicals over time through environmental exposure (i.e., food, water, air, personal care products, and household cleaning products), our mind can collect negative thoughts, emotions, imprints, and programming either through…

Why Romantic Relationships Are the Best Spiritual Practice

A romantic relationship between two adults is probably the most difficult relationship to maintain and if the relationship does continue for the rest of the lifetime, it is questionable as to how happy or fulfilling was the relationship. Though a…

Enlightenment: Freedom From All Suffering

Enlightenment, translated from the Sanskrit and Pali word bodhi refers to the state of absolute freedom from samsara or all forms of suffering, addiction, and ignorance. Enlightenment is a permanent shift in consciousness allowing one to constantly see the real…

Meditation: The Power of Silence

Meditation is probably one of the most widely respected practices found in many spiritual traditions. Gautama Buddha discovered meditation to be the most effective path to self-realization and enlightenment, making it the fundamental practice of Buddhism. In the secular world,…

Pranayama: The Power of Breath

Pranayama is a Sankrit word meaning “control of life-force energy” with prana meaning “life-force energy” and yama meaning “control.” Breathing is an automatic process for all living beings. If we tried to stop ourselves from breathing, our body would desperately…

Yoga: Union With the Divine

Yoga is a Sanskrit word that means “union.” The practice of yoga originated from India over 10,000 years ago to help the practitioner align and gain back control over their body, mind and spirit to achieve enlightenment, a state of…

Emotional Intelligence: Our Emotional Guidance System

The term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by Wayne Payne in 1985 in his doctoral dissertation entitled A study of emotion: developing emotional intelligence; self-integration; relating to fear, pain and desire (theory, structure of reality, problem-solving, contraction/expansion, tuning in/coming out/letting…

Our Identity Crisis: Understanding Who We Really Are & the Nature of Reality

The purpose of this article is to challenge your fundamental beliefs about who you really are. Since the moment you were born you were given a name to help identify you and distinguish you from others. You were then told…

The Truth About Sunlight

Sunlight is one of the most powerful free sources of healing available and yet there is so much misinformation out there such as the myth that it causes dangerous forms of skin cancer and photo-aging (rapid aging of the skin)….

Gluten-Free Vanilla Blackberry Cake

There are two versions of this recipe: vegetarian (has eggs, dairy, and/or honey) and vegan (no eggs, dairy, or honey). Feel free to substitute ingredients with what you have and experiment. This is how I discover, learn and invent new…