A nearby escape that’s far from the TinselTown flash
Archive for May, 2012
By Benedict Carey
They were young males on the make, and they struck out not once, not twice, but a dozen times with a group of attractive females hovering nearby. So they did what so many men do after being repeatedly rejected: they got drunk, using alcohol as a balm for unfulfilled desire.
And not one flew [...]
SWAMI KRIYANANDA TURNS 86
At a time when youth seems more glorified than ever in our culture, it’s comforting to know that deep, meaningful connections to our past are still in our midst in such venerable individuals as Swami Kriyananda. A renowned spiritual leader in his own right for the last 60 years, Swamiji, who just turned [...]
In this excerpt from his book, “A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice can Help us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit,” Congressman Tim Ryanreflects on a recent retreat.
“Throughout the retreat, we were reminded to come back to our breath and surf on it without working too hard to pay attention to [...]
A Woman’s Guide to Having It All: Life Lessons to Live By
By Celia Ward-Wallace
Celia Ward-Wallace wants you to know something: When you were conceived, you had already won the biggest race of your life—you came into the world a winner, whole and full of greatness. Because of that, you can envision and create the life [...]
By Elizabeth Barker
Love it or hate it, “that new car smell” is usually a cocktail of bad-for-you chemicals. If you’re looking to minimize your exposure, a new report from theEcology Center (a group that performs tests on toxic chemicals in consumer products) says a Honda Civic’s your best bet. Tests on more than 200 of [...]
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