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Kilimanjaro: The Peak Experience

by Tim Ward, author of Zombies on Kilimanjaro: A Father-Son Journey above the Clouds (Changemakers, 2012). Originally published in Huffington Post Travel. There is that moment when the indigo sky pales and the stars slowly vanish, yet the sun is still hidden. What time is it? You can’t guess. You are near the top of

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Life Purpose: elusive or obvious?

by Anne Betz I’ve knocked around the coaching world for nigh-on 15 years now, and, as such, have taught many classes on life purpose, taken people through endless guided visualizations, had numerous coaching sessions on the topic where we created cumbrous statements rich with metaphor, and even researched where it might live in the brain. I’m

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Ten Ways You Can Help Humanity with Vegan Ethics

by Mark Hawthorne Ten Ways You Can Help Humanity Never tolerate sexism, racism, homophobia, bullying, or any other forms of discrimination. If you’re in the company of someone who uses a homophobic slur or tells a racist joke, for example, speak up and let them know how you feel. Write to a prisoner of conscience,

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Enlightenment Ain’t What It’s Cracked Up to Be, Robert K. C. Forman

Waiting for Enlightenment It wasn’t supposed to be like this. When we took up meditation in the early seventies, we all were going to gain enlightenment. It would be life-shattering, the end of all neurosis, clean. It was to be the end of all suffering, the revolution of the soul. Enlightenment will, we heard, … put an

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The Philosophy of Being Co-Active

by Ann Betz and Karen Kimsey-House Philosophers have debated the complexities of balance and integration for centuries: yin/yang, light and dark, masculine and feminine. The concepts behind the philosophy of Co-Active aren’t new at all. In fact, being Co-Active might be more aptly described as a modern approach to ancient wisdom that has been largely lost in

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