Must Reads


Easing Physical Pain Brings Emotional Relief

By Suzanne McBride, DC In 2010, my goal for a better me was being able to stand up in the morning without pain—and without the burden of hateful feelings toward myself and others. Desperate to relieve my suffering, I started regularly seeing a Network Spinal Analysis (NSA) doctor. She was the first person who understood the deep and subtle connection between physical and emotional pain. Through her work ... Read More »

True Tales from the Edgar Cayce Archives

On September 26, the New York Edgar Cayce Center will present an all-day workshop, “True Tales from the Edgar Cayce Archives: Lives Touched and Lessons Learned from the Sleeping Prophet.” Sidney Kirkpatrick, best-selling author of Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet, and his wife and research/writing partner, Nancy Kirkpatrick, will take participants on a journey into the archives of Cayce’s 14,000-plus psychic readings, sharing case studies and exploring what they ... Read More »

Teal Swan Leads Synchronization Workshop October 10

On October 10, spiritual catalyst Teal Swan will offer a Synchronization Workshop at the Hotel Pennsylvania for people wishing to change their lives by releasing past traumas and reconnecting with their emotional selves. Her lessons of “authentic, whole and healthy living” are drawn from her own story of rising from the ashes of a broken life into the awakening of selfworth and self-love. “My synchronization workshops invite ... Read More »

Certified Hypnotherapist Joins Namaste Healing Center

Native New Yorker Ralph A. Gonzalez, known for using hypnosis and guided visual imagery with patients and staff in medical settings to facilitate the healing process and help harness the power of positive thinking, is now associated with Namaste Healing Center. “I am thrilled to join Namaste and offer my unique services to people here,” he says. “I have a ... Read More »

One Spirit Learning Alliance Offers Fall Program

Whether we are called to a higher level of service or just feel ready to bring mind and heart into harmony to take life’s next steps, the One Spirit Learning Alliance, in New York City, encourages attendees to attain a new understanding of their place in the world and a new way to create a life by directing a deep desire, skills and presence to humbly serve. Its ... Read More »

In Search of the Perfect Body

By Sarah Faith Brumett We are regularly bombarded with promises about how to lose weight and “get the body you always wanted” by wearing this slimming garment or using this pill, exercise machine, diet, meal replacement or hunger suppressant. That leaves us to wonder, Is the “perfect body” a long-awaited oasis, or is it more like a mirage? Years ago ... Read More »

Human Brain Hardwired for Rapid Enlightenment

By Stephen Giron, PhD  Recently I witnessed a historic moment in the long arc of human evolution: we are now able to produce rapid spiritual awakening on a consistent basis. How is this possible? Recent advances in brain imaging techniques indicate that the human brain is hardwired for enlightenment. Dr. Andrew Newberg, professor of nuclear medicine at the University of ... Read More »

Local Inspiration

Interview with Rakesh Samani Owner of Aum Shanti 226 E. 14th Street   Q: What inspired you to open a spiritual bookshop in NYC? A: In 2001, my 25 year old nephew died and that same day my Mom had a stroke. She died in 2002. In 2003 my sister-in-law was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. She died that same year. ... Read More »

Reasons to Not Go to the Dentist

There are so many reasons not to visit a dentist.  And yet there are now very compelling reasons to have a healthy mouth.  Everyday there are more and more medical studies showing a clear link between gum disease and cancer, diabetes, chronic inflammation, heart disease – the list goes on and on.  One researcher believes that at least half of ... Read More »

Youthful Skin Without Injectables

  No matter how humble, spiritual, or psychologically liberated we may be, few of us feel happy about the effects of aging. Most of us want to look better, feel better and, if it were possible, turn back the hands of time. Dr. Mariana Boneva suggests that a multi-faceted, holistic approach creates the most natural looking, luminous and long lasting results. ... Read More »