Happiness: It’s what We make of It

One of the best ways to find happiness is to choose to be happy. There is so much power in choice! There is so...

The Art of Happiness

The state of being happy: In philosophy, happiness translates the Greek concept of eudaimonia, and it refers to the good life, or flourishing, rather...

The Art of Happiness

Happiness can't always be easily explained, but one thing it's not is a destination. Happiness is a choice of seeing the good, beauty and...

Happiness

I used to feel that happiness came from outside of myself. If someone gave me a puppy, or if I won the lottery, or...

Happiness can’t be found in the Future

In the United States, it is about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In our lives, we chase after happiness. If I just...

The Cost of Pleasure

Sitting in a meditation hall filled with a few hundred people in southern India, I wondered what the heck the speaker was saying. Pleasure...

Approaching Happiness with a Gentle Heart

So, what's the big deal about happiness anyway? You know, that burst of dopamine that reveals itself perhaps as a subtle tingling vibration inside...

Emotions & Spirituality — Part 4

Last of a four-part series As we transform our negative emotional states and take control of our inner space, spiritual qualities and actions become a...

The Power of Trust

The greatest threat to our spiritual quest is doubt and fear, yet it affects us all. Trust is a powerful emotion and it can...

A Thing of Great Beauty

For me, the easiest way to begin to restore peace is to speak from the heart, even if blunt honesty or a rebuke is...

Structured Water, Air, and Sound

During a prolonged potentially fatal illness, I lost 35 pounds and 50 percent of my energy. My legs were getting weaker each time I...

Emotions and Relationships — Part 3

The following basic operating principles are the foundation of good relationships: Acceptance/non-judgment. Love and all its aspects, including respect, kindness, caring, attention, understanding, generosity,...
Rangels IntraAwareness

Heart to Heart: The Edge Interview with Jeremiah & Amanda Rangel...

When two people have the essential training and inspired passion, anything is possible. Case in point is a married couple living in Minneapolis --...

Reflections on Pathways

When I was in third grade, I took wrestling as a sport, a requirement for the school I attended. I was not very good...
Emotions

Techniques to Release, Overcome and Transform Negative Emotions: Part 2

Second of a four-part series To stop and control Self, follow these steps: Observe yourself having the emotion. Just become aware and watch yourself in...
Movement Meditation

Movement Meditation helps You find Stillness and Merge with the Universe

"Okay, this time I'm really going to meditate. Focus...focus...I'm hungry. What should I make for breakfast? Oatmeal might be nice. I could put some...

Maple Grove Holistic Expo to debut in July

In response to public demand, Edge Life Expos & Events will launch its first summer holistic expo in the Twin Cities on Saturday, July...