Little Essays on Being Vegan: No, There’s Nothing Wrong With Me.

We have all met the people who were forced to make lifestyle changes to save their health, or even their life. Maybe that person is you. Most people would happily go on eating the way they always have and doing what they have always done if it weren't for that pesky heart attack that almost killed them, or a grim cancer diagnosis. It takes a pretty significant crisis to get people to radically...

Weekly Reflections: 27 January 2014

It's a new year.  Lots of people make resolutions and vow to stop bad habits, start good habits and otherwise begin again.  Start fresh.  I am not an exception. When the night comes earlier in the late autumn, my attention turns to reflection on the current year and considering changes I would like to make.  Since I'm still a student, the winter break affords me ample...

Tips for Body-Mind-Spirit Integration

Many spiritual traditions offer a daily centering and grounding practice; examples include Triple Soul Alignment and the Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram. These rituals are intended to bring your spirit into consciousness and to re-integrate your whole self after spending your night in dreamland. Many follow these practices with meditation, which helps bring the mind and emotions into...