Topic: Spirituality & Mysticism

Metaphors for the month: At the edge of the abyss, choose joy

Osho Zen Tarot: Existence, Creativity Medicine Cards: Badger, Turtle Mayan Oracle: Cauac, Manifestation, Dissonance Ancient Egyptian Tarot: Three of Disks, The Chariot, Prince of D …

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First HolistiCon brings mind body, healing under one roof

To help educate and empower the community, the holistic market gathered under one roof June 15 and 16 for the first-ever Salt Lake HolistiCon. The convention included speakers, ven …

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Defying Gravity

Using levity to uplift in unfunny times. “The world is in serious condition largely due to our conditioning to be serious. Seriously.” —Swami Beyondananda If serious times have got …

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Metaphors for the Month: March 2018

You did not come here to maintain the status quo. Osho Zen Tarot: Going with the Flow, Beyond Illusion, Sorrow Medicine Cards: Wolf, Opossum Mayan Oracle: Dissonance, Manifestation …

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A Stone’s Throw

The Buddha on 9th. Buddhists are a rather serene lot, and that serenity came to the test recently when vandals threw a 25-pound rock through the face of the terra-cotta Buddha stat …

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Metaphors for the Month: February 2018

Do not hold back what you have to offer even if you feel as if what you offer is not enough. Osho Zen Tarot: Healing, Innocence, Rebirth Medicine Cards: Mountain Lion, Whale Mayan …

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Honoring the Elements

Meditation on a home altar. As the bright days of summer fade to soggy, gauzy grey, I wrap my sweater close for warmth and desire to be safely home before early darkness falls. Wit …

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Banishing Fear with Fascination

The death-positive movement. What do you think about when you hear the word death? Not the hundred delicate euphemisms for it—kicking the bucket, passing away—but the word itself. …

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Indian Summer, Time of Transitions

Feng shui for your body, house and mind. In the Chinese Five Element system, the element of Earth corresponds with the late summer, often referred to as Indian Summer, and that glo …

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Metaphors for the Month: August 2017

We are finally at the month of two eclipses with a Mercury retrograde between them. To say there’s about to be monumental change would be an understatement. Leo does not do anythin …

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Mindfulness is a simple practice of awareness.

Here’s how to begin: 1. Notice how you are feeling. If you feel a slight breeze, go into the feeling. If you feel achy, notice every nuance of the ache, then notice something else. …

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An awakening in Salt Lake healthcare?

University of Utah opens new mindfulness clinic Eric looks on as Michael Riquino and Sarah Priddy, UofU social work PhD students,experiment in the lab. Many mindfulness meditation …

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A Woman with Spirit

Jung Society of Utah plays host to Lisa Williams, medium. Many young children talk to imaginary friends—but as a child, English-born medium Lisa Williams didn’t realize other child …

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Yoga: Why Practice Mindfulness?

A diagnosis of cancer and the experience of equanimity, then gratitude. Last July, I had the good fortune to sit an 18-day meditation retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Ma …

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Psychedelic Microdosing for Health

A good acquaintance of mine—his name’s not Matt, but he’s asked that his real name be withheld, so let’s call him Matt— was having a generally hard time with the pressures of moder …

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