We are great avoiders, of grief aren’t we? How many of us are embarrassed to cry, when crying is just as natural as laughing? Our fear of being vulnerable may keep us looking “cool”, but it severely thwarts the ability to experience the depth of love that is required for intimacy to be felt.Read More »
With media and advertisements always suggesting that “being yourself” is not enough, we can be easily hypnotized into created an image that the world will accept rather than knowing our own value.
Often we can live a pseudo-self so long we forget what authenticity is.
Chaney Weiner, author of Because This is Your Life, reminds us of the often “unclaimed” inner power and clarity that will help us create the lives that we were born to live!Read More »
Who knew that yoga – which is known traditionally to create flexibility and calm – could also be used to boost your immune system and help you overcome trauma…
Nina C. Payne knows!Read More »
And let Mary Brown show you how! We often separate our “work” from our “joy” when they should be one and the same.
Mary Brown is a web strategist, web designer and WordPress junkie. Her web design business, MaryBrownDesign.com, has been based in Chicago since 2003.Read More »
Shannon Layne’s life did feel like a jungle until she found her true calling working at a zoo.Read More »
I don’t see the word MINDFUL in any of the Holiday advertisements… Do you? What does happen, in fact, is that with all the rushing, shopping, eating and planning we can become quite MINDLESS this time of year… You might find that you ask yourself, “Where IS the Peace on Earth anyway?”
Meet Lisa Pinsker, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course instructor.Read More »
Were the groups you hung out with in high school “affirming and inclusive”? Maybe not so much??
Meet Lexington Lawson, writer and producer for McTucky Fried High, a comedic, animated web series about an ensemble of teen foods as they navigate sexuality, gender identity, feminism, religion, discrimination, and self-discovery in high school. It creates affirming and inclusive LGBTQ narratives centralizing youth issues.Read More »
Your dream comes not so much to you as through you, and Mitch Polzak proves that in spades… or more in deuces, as in Mitch Polzak and the Royal Deuces, the band with whom he performs and follows his musical dream.
But wait – isn’t it impossible to make a living as a musician? Clearly not! Maybe your dream is actually birthed as you “do your thing”.Read More »
Before she became a true Soul Searcher, Emma Mildon was stretched out and overworked. As a young, working-class, bohemian looking for a quick and easy spiritual fix that could fill the gap she felt in her life, Emma did what any self-respecting modern girl would do: she googled “how to be spiritual.” It turned out Google wasn’t as helpful on the topic as she had hoped…Read More »
Are you feeling tired for no reason, overwhelmed, low on energy? Your body is trying to get your attention!!
Wellness is a way of life, from the inside out. Join our conversation Monday as Colleen Manning discusses her journey from food sensitivities to a life of vibrancy and radiant health. We end the interview with ideas for your “Embodyed Wellness”!Read More »
OUR TIME IS NOW! is a book whose time has come. It speaks to the prominent and relevant theme currently championed by internationally known and respected leaders including Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw, Hillary Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, and tens of thousands of everyday people: Women need to step up to the plate and lead the way. OUR TIME IS NOW! by author Mary Ann Daly, M.A.,LCPC, shows women how their hearts can lead the way to create rich and fulfilling personal lives for themselves, as well as make a meaningful difference in the world.Read More »
If you’ve been around Unity for any length of time you have heard the above statement. Since we believe that thoughts held in mind produce after in kind, why do we keep saying this and what can we do to shift that thinking, thereby changing the dynamic?
I met Tom Brown while visiting Unity in Marin and he posed that question to me… so let’s get naked and talk about it!!Read More »
Yep, that is what Tom Bird offers… retreats to write your book in a weekend – and it works!
Tom is dedicated to assisting authors (and we all have a book in us) to move from “left-brain thinking” to “right-brain flowing” when writing a book.Read More »
Let Rev. Mark Anthony Lord help you excavate your Treasure!
Mark Anthony “dug down” this year and discovered another chapter in the book of his life. He is coming back to Chicago!!Read More »
Join us for a (stowe) good time as Rev. Heidi talks with the musical dynamic duo of Stowe Daily and Karen Taylor Good!
These Grammy-nominated songwriters will put a smile on your face and a song in your heart!Read More »
Connie Markoff, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist… but she is so much more!
Connie empowers the Spirit that is present within you to boldly guide and lead you down “the road less traveled.”Read More »
Mom, Mentor, Minister… what a life!
As Buddha became awakened under the Bodhi tree, Rev. Lola P Wright believes that awakening is available to all of us.
As the Spiritual Leader of Bodhi Spiritual Center in Chicago, she’s found awakening from being willing to lean into EVERYTHING that crosses her life path.Read More »
Food glorious Food! In our fast-paced world with our “fast food” the importance of savoring and celebrating the food that we put in to our bodies’ temples can be forgotten. Even though we have all started moving faster life still goes at the same pace. Our food/energy must become a time of gratitude if these precious bodies are going to be sustained.
“But I don’t have the time to prepare good food!!”, you say. You are in luck… Grateful Gourmet To Go to the rescue!Read More »
Oh my heavens, I know…Vacations over, and school, work, and busy-ness beginning again??!! Number One sanity rule: don’t take it so seriously!! David Cerda, the creator of Hell in a Handbag Productions is always cooking up another outrageous campy comedy.Read More »
We all have God-given talents and they often go unnoticed, unappreciated and unused! What if using and developing your talents was the only reason you were born?!
Peter Polzak, Unity in Chicago’s Music director for the last 8.5 years, has made a living and a LIFE as a musician. Monday’s interview will inspire you to never give up on the music in your heart!Read More »