Save the Earth in Your Own Little Ways

Most people today are aware of the growing environmental problems brought on by the changing climate. As the Earth’s surface temperature increases, so does the threat to the planet and all creatures living in it. Normally, the excess heat should be properly released through the atmosphere, but because of the high levels of greenhouse gases that have accumulated over the years, the heat is trapped near the surface. Governments all over the world have started implementing strategies to combat the phenomenon of climate change but we can’t rely on them to save the planet. Instead, we as individuals should do all we can in order to contribute to solving the global warming problem. Here are some things you can begin doing on your own: Continue reading

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Positive Affirmations – How Do You View the World?

When you look at your life, do you see the proverbial glass as half-full or half-empty? How you answer that question can have a profound impact on your life, your prospects and even your level of happiness. Those who are able to see the positive side even during the worst setbacks enjoy many advantages in life, and learning how to emulate these positive thinkers can be one of the most effective ways to improve your life. Continue reading

Sacred Places

There are many places around the world that are considered sacred. These sacred sites normally have been places of worship or have some spiritual significance. There are sacred places that are mentioned in the Bible and the religious association of such places still exists today. There are also certain places around the world that are considered power centers. These places are believed to have an unusual energy and many people who have visited these places have claimed to feel the energy. Sacred places are found around the world. Practically every culture mentions places where healings, heavenly communications or other miracles have taken place. Some of the places that are considered sacred are natural formations such as mountains whereas others are man-made such as temples. Continue reading

How to Begin Meditation Practice

For thousands of years, meditation has been known to be a method to reduce stress, increase mental clarity and find spiritual peace. Many myths surround the subject of meditation, however. The practice is not simply a way to “zone out” nor is it a quick path to cosmic enlightenment. It is a proven method of quieting both the body and the mind so that both can work more effectively. Meditation can help to relieve pain, lower blood pressure, aid healing and allow more effective work habits. Learning to meditate is not difficult, but it does require some physical preparation of the meditation environment as well as mental preparation to release everyday concerns to achieve a state of greater peace. Continue reading