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Archive for November, 2008

Nov
2008
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Laura Hollick explains her spiritual definition of physical beauty

Laura Hollick explains her spiritual definition of physical beauty

“Before I learned how to know who I am from the inside-out, I thought I needed to become a model to be beautiful.” GUEST COLUMN: LAURA HOLLICK — “People feel ugly when they look at beauty magazines.”  I heard this saying and I thought it was ironic. . . Have you ever felt that way? ...
Nov
2008
19
Why Prop 8 is a spiritual issue

Why Prop 8 is a spiritual issue

California’s anti-gay measure is a case study in what dictates change: Consciousness. Not politics BY CYNDI INGLE — Why does mainstream media, and a mass-market audience, get off on public displays of homo-erotic affection — in particular, “girl on girl” action? Madonna slipping Britney some tongue; Ellen marrying her...
Nov
2008
9
My golden rule for a post-Bush, post-Ike, post-Wall St. life...

My golden rule for a post-Bush, post-Ike, post-Wall St. life…

Guidance from a homeless man on a beach and Thoreau: disasters, money meltdowns and loss are blessings in disguise BY VAISHALI — I was talking with a loved one who rode out Hurricane Ike on Galveston Island on the gulf coast of Texas. The Island took a big hit with a 14-foot storm surge, 120 ...
Nov
2008
8
What is the

What is the “H” Word?

When we’re not happy, do you believe it’s because we “think” we know what happiness is? The short answer from Vedic psychology Raised in an abusive, alcoholic family — and twice diagnosed, “terminal” — Vaishali is a new female mystic who comes by her joy honestly. GUEST COLUMN: VAISHALI — Happiness. It is...
Nov
2008
7
Learning Iyengar yoga at the source: My adventure in Pune, India

Learning Iyengar yoga at the source: My adventure in Pune, India

“I spent a month at B.K.S. Iyengar’s yoga retreat, and my body has openings that were never there before” BY RENEE TAVARES — We’re wrapping it up here, only two more classes with the best yoga teacher I’ve experienced, Geetaji Iyengar, the daughter of B.K.S. I feel my body has openings that weren’t there — ...
Nov
2008
6
Meetings with Remarkable Men: B.K.S. Iyengar

Meetings with Remarkable Men: B.K.S. Iyengar

My life-long dream was to meet the greatest yoga teacher in the world. I’m living it this month at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, India BY RENEE TAVARES — I guess you could say that B.K.S. Iyengar is my “personal god,” not that I believe in a god as an individual. But ...
Nov
2008
5

What’s the difference between the stock market and a drunk?

Sorry, no punch line. But the similarities are striking BY JOHN S.  — As I’ve been watching “live” coverage of the brutal second-by-second collapse of the stock market — broken only by occasional reprieves — I have found myself thinking that I was witnessing a surreal representation of a drunk spiraling to his demise....
Nov
2008
4
Election withdrawal: Bill Maher's

Election withdrawal: Bill Maher’s “Religulous” a funny break?

When Republicans look at Bill Maher, they see Lucifer. Democrats see a comic genius. We saw Religulous to escape election withdrawal BY TERJE FOKSTUEN — As funny as he is, Bill Maher is a cerebral type who lives in his head — at the expense of his heart. He’s missing enough in the soul-department that ...
Nov
2008
4

Palin, Obama, and Eckhart Tolle

Did Tolle’s concept of the collective Pain Body drive the election? BY DAVID RICKEY — September marked the 7th anniversary of what has become known simply as 9/11. That horrific day flicked a psychic switch for Americans. For most of us, we suddenly had a sense of being a victim, and that completely wiped out ...
Nov
2008
2
Election anniversary special: Barack Obama 1988, the secret Good Samaritan

Election anniversary special: Barack Obama 1988, the secret Good Samaritan

Mary Andersen was flying to Norway to start a new life. She got a helping hand from a stranger: Barack Obama. In her own words . . . For Barack Obama’s inauguration we call your attention to a little-publicized event in 1988, after the future president left his gig as a community organizer in Chicago ...