Archive for December, 2007

Laughing Club Of India

Laughing Club Of India

Written by on December 21, 2007 in Movies, Reviews

By Arielle Ford
Rumor has it that the world-renowned director Mira Nair (MONSOON WEDDING, VANITY FAIR, THE NAMESAKE), was in Bombay, stuck in traffic on Marine Drive and in the midst of a movie-maker’s equivalent of writer’s block when she discovered the source of traffic was hundreds of women dressed in all white crossing the street. […]

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The Secret Ocean

The Secret Ocean

Written by on December 21, 2007 in Features, Spirituality

by Katie Davis
In a way, life is like beachcombing, as we search for seashells to find happiness. Seeking love, we carefully gather the treasures that we cherish most and when happiness wanes, we move on to collect others. We seem to forget that their abundant source is the inner Ocean; the only spring of true […]

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What is the Nature of Egyptian High Alchemy, And Why is it So Effective?

What is the Nature of Egyptian High Alchemy, And Why is it So Effective?

Written by on December 21, 2007 in Features, Spirituality

by Zacciah Blackburn
Egyptian High Alchemy is a path of personal transformation and illumination, leading to ultimate enlightenment. It is a practice fueled primarily by awareness and energy gathering exercises, which allows one to become more fully awake, and eventually sustain illuminated states of consciousness. Exercises may range from simple to complex, using some of the […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Nutrition Guide to Eating with the Season (Winter)

Traditional Chinese Medicine Nutrition Guide to Eating with the Season (Winter)

Written by on December 21, 2007 in Features, Health

Food—What Difference Does It Make?
People can easily accept to what degree the things they consume (plants, animals, chemicals) affect their mind/body when the effects are very strong and immediate: plants such as Cannabis (marijuana), coffee beans, and mushrooms of a particularly lively variety, are a few examples.
However, people generally don’t understand how much foods can […]

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Getting Real

Getting Real

Written by on December 21, 2007 in Editorial

You did it. Now your children are doing it, too. Somehow, each new generation manages to surprise their elders with attitudes and behaviors that parents find shocking and offensive.
Today, young people publish their private thoughts, photos, and videos, in essence—their lives—online in blogs, media sites and social networking web sites like Facebook. Camera phones and […]

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Choosing Kindness

Choosing Kindness

Written by on December 21, 2007 in Editorial

I’ve heard Wayne Dyer say that it is more important to be kind than it is to be right. I have often thought of these words and have done my best to live by them, finding a great deal of freedom in living according to this value. Kindness definitely has its own rewards. It brings […]

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Winter Stars (2008)

Winter Stars (2008)

Written by on December 21, 2007 in Astrology, Features

The great wheel turns and the long nights slowly give way to more and more day light. This is an exciting year for many things, but nothing quite as passionate and universal as the Presidential primaries that begin in January. While the election is in November, this first quarter is, arguably, extremely important. The Primaries […]

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