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Kristen Bell on Planet-Friendly Living

Kristen Bell

Eco-Activist Actress Takes Steps that Make a Difference by Gerry Strauss From Veronica Mars to Forgetting Sarah Marshall, her face is unmistakable. Thanks to the worldwide popularity of Frozen, her voice is now unforgettable, as well. Kristen Bell, though, believes the greatest contribution she can make is embodying an eco-friendly …

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Growing Up with Wayne Dyer

Serena Dyer on growing up with Wayne Dyer

Serena Dyer Reflects on Her Spiritual Upbringing by Lindsay McGinty Serena Dyer had a unique childhood being raised by spiritually progressive parents, including her bestselling celebrity dad, Wayne Dyer, Ph.D., who would write her notes on personal stationery printed with the motto, “Be realistic. Expect miracles!” It’s not a message …

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Facing Cancer with an Attitude

Pierre Zimmerman

by Martin Miron Pierre Zimmerman, MS, is the organizational consultant and ordained Buddhist chaplain in end-of-life care and director of One Big Roof, in Saratoga Springs. He has been working in behavioral and elder health care for more than 30 years in many capacities and now mentors chaplaincy students at …

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Louise Hay on Loving Yourself to Ageless Health

Louise Hay

by S. Alison Chabonais A renowned leader of the self-help movement from its early days, Louise Hay is celebrated worldwide for teaching—by personal example and through her bestselling book, You Can Heal Your Life—how each of us can transform our mind, body and spirit by changing the way we think. …

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Opening Up to Miracles

Gabrielle Bernstein on Creating More Happiness by April Thompson Motivational speaker and bestselling author Gabrielle Bernstein knows the gravitational pull of addiction firsthand. Although introduced to spiritual practices from an early age, she turned away from that upbringing in her 20s, pulled instead into a vortex of drugs, alcohol and …

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Katherine Woodward Thomas on Drawing True Love Our Way

by Debra Melani After years of experiencing love going sour, Katherine Woodward Thomas set a goal: She would marry her soul mate within a year. Her quest inspired a surprising awakening that spurred her to look deep inside for the key that would unblock love. Thomas realized the transformation that …

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Humanity’s Eternal Quest

Eckhart Tolle on the Kingdom of Heaven Within by Eric Nelson To listen to Eckhart Tolle is to be reminded that anything is possible—for anyone. We’re not talking about living a life of leisure, filled with expensive cars, beach homes and extravagant vacations, but an experience brimming with the kind of …

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Birthing a New World

Jean Houston Explores the Power of the Feminine by Linda Sechrist Scholar, author, philosopher and researcher Jean Houston is one of the principal founders of the human potential movement. Her seminar, titled Woman, an Idea Whose Time Has Come: Why Unleashing the Power of the Feminine is Key to Personal …

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Richard Louv’s Well-Being Rx: Reconnect with Nature

by April Thompson If it’s true that people are self-interested creatures at heart, journalist Richard Louv has a message for humankind: Think not only what we can do for nature, but what nature can do for us. Louv’s seminal book, Last Child in the Woods, launched a national dialogue about …

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