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July 2014

Self Love Comes First

Self Love Comes First

Learning how to love yourself and practicing extreme self care is essential for lasting health and happiness. Loving yourself is about valuing yourself, your needs and your dreams. It is about tending to your mind, body and spirit. If you think of it as a lifelong learning process of developing...

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Love and Double Consciousness

Love and Double Consciousness

“They’ll see how beautiful I am and be ashamed. I too, am America.” - Langston Hughes Oppression is the sustained refusal of beauty. Coming out as a transgender man and subsequently undergoing medical procedures to bring my body in line with my spirit caused me to shift my entire way of...

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Radical Inclusion

Radical Inclusion

In these times of transformational shift, just about everyone is getting a little edgy with all the impending change. As traditional values evolve into post-modern values, we are witness to the social underpinnings of a new paradigm: competition gives way to cooperation, independence becomes inter-dependence, and exclusivity morphs into inclusion.So...

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Spiritual Love in Astrology

Spiritual Love in Astrology

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways?  – Elizabeth Barrett BrowningAstrology is one of the most compelling metaphysical tools for understanding the hidden secrets in relationships and relationship dynamics. Spiritual love is one of the most mysterious connections we experience. This type of love often transcends our...

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A City of Compassion

A City of Compassion

Compassion literally means, “to suffer together.” Among emotion researchers, it is defined as the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another’s suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering.Compassion is not the same as empathy or altruism, though the concepts are related. While empathy refers more generally to...

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Dreams Are Messages From Your Subconscious Mind

Dreams Are Messages From Your Subconscious Mind

This is an interactive column. Send in questions today!Welcome to "The Dream Expert" where you can wake up to the meaning of your dreams. Dreams are messages from your subconscious mind that reflect your thoughts and attitudes.Dear Dream Expert,I am out in the woods at night, and...

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Is There a Disconnect?

Is There a Disconnect?

Elvis may have left the building, but disconnecting ourselves from the job when coming home is not an easy task. In this world of constant stimulation and connection, where business is a 24/7 enterprise, unplugging is difficult and for some costly. Gone is the 9-5 mentality; if an important e-mail...

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