by Will Pye
On February 26th of 2011, I was running in my apartment gym in Canberra, Australia when I jumped off just in time to collapse and have a seizure...
Editor's Note from David Arenson: Will Pye was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2011. He made the brave decision to infuse his life with meaning, healing + joy. Will shares his inspirational healing journey with our readers to inspire, transform and awaken others. It is with great humility and gratitude that we share Will's story. Look for Part 2 regarding his life before diagnosis.
by Steve Olsher
There’s an old adage that says “Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t.”
And it’s dead wrong.
The fear of the devil you don’t know is much worse than the devil you do. Positioning yourself to look what you don’t know in the eye—and refusing to back down—will empower you to achieve breakthrough results...
Books for Healing
by Michelle Pietrzak Wegner
Many of my students, clients and colleagues have been asking more and more about books and resources to help quench their thirst for knowledge and help propel their spiritual journey forward. This is just scratching the surface, but here are a few books that have helped me along the way...I hope in some way they speak to some of you...
Editor's Note from Vasilena Toneva: Autumn is a wonderful time to curl up with a great book. This article gives some great suggestions that can deepen your journey along the path of yoga.
by Dr. Kathy Gruver, PhD, LMT, RM
Reiki is a hands-on healing energy technique where universal energy or chi, comes through the practitioner and into the person being healed. It heals on all levels of body, mind and spirit. It is relaxing, balancing and strengthening...
Editor's Note from Sue O'Callahan: Reiki is an energy healing modality that has really taken root and blossomed all over the world. Kathy Gruver's article gives us the background on Dr. Mikao Usui, the person responsible for discovering this healing tradition. It takes us on his journey as well as provides some solid guidance for finding the right training and/or practitioner today.
by Marie Hope
Exercise has been a cornerstone of my physical, mental, and spiritual health for many years now. Having suffered from chronic depression since childhood, it was a miracle to me when in my early 20's I was able to discipline myself to run. Since that point, I learned a number of important lessons that have stayed with me on this 20-year life journey...
Exercise & Fitness
by Lynn Hayes
As humans, we tend to think that happiness is better than sadness, that good luck is better than bad. We may avoid difficult confrontations and pursue more comfortable situations. When tragedy strikes our well-protected lives, we shout out to our god of choice: "How could you do this to me??" We believe that our birthright is the pursuit of happiness, and we spend our lives trying to protect ourselves from sorrow. The soul, however, has a different journey...
by Bernice Chu
Music therapists work all over the world. In the spotlight today, a music therapist from Australia, Maybelle Wei, shares parts of her wonderful journey...
Editor's Note from Bernice Chu: I had the exciting opportunity to interview one of my dearest colleagues and friends, Maybelle Wei, a music therapist in Australia. She shares parts of her own journey as a music therapist and offers advice to anyone who may be looking to become one! If you have any questions, feel free to post on our forum!
Music Therapy & Sound Healing
by Ellie Peterson
How is it possible to write my own thoughts down on paper while being consciously unaware of what my hand is writing? This was my first journaling experience; it was poignant and powerful. While at a healing retreat, we were asked to go to a quiet place alone and write a letter forgiving someone who had hurt us.
Editor's Note from Barbara Lazarony: Take a page out of Ellie's journal, you can forgive yourself too!
Writing & Poetry Therapy
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