Awaken Culture – The Creations and Activities of an Awakened Global Society

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Belinda Carlisle On Punk, Cocaine, Body Image And Buddhism

July 13th, 2021|

As the singer for pioneering all-female band the Go-Go’s, Carlisle took on a sexist music industry – at a cost. She talks about overcoming addiction, the media’s obsession with her weight and finding happiness in [...]

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A Man, A Dog, A Walk Around The World

July 10th, 2021|

by Tom Turcich: In 2015, Tom Turcich set out to circumnavigate the globe by foot. He has been walking ever since… […]

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Five Of America’s Most Invisible Hotels

June 29th, 2021|

by Tony Perrottet: From Miami to San Francisco, these luxury establishments survived their share of crises before the Covid-19 pandemic… […]

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A Star Is Born

June 29th, 2021|

by Claire Cock-Starkey: Sumerian pictographic writing includes a sign for “star” that looks like a modern asterisk… […]

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The Redemption Of Justin Bieber

June 27th, 2021|

by Zach Baron: He made every mistake a child star can make, including the ones that nearly destroyed him… […]

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A Photographer’s Parents Wave Farewell

June 22nd, 2021|

by Eren Orbey: Deanna Dikeman’s parents sold her childhood home, in Sioux City, Iowa, in 1990, when they were in their early seventies… […]

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The Woman Who Walked Around The World

June 17th, 2021|

by Florian Sturm: Seeking a deeper connection to the world, Angela Maxwell set off to walk it alone. Six years and 20,000 miles later, she brought that connection home… […]

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A Guide To Gender Identity Terms

June 15th, 2021|

by Lauren Wamsley: Issues of equality and acceptance of transgender and nonbinary people — along with challenges to their rights — have become a major topic in the headlines… […]

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The Brain-Changing Magic Of New Experiences

June 14th, 2021|

by Gabriella Paiella: The psychological reasons why novelty—from visiting new places to socializing—makes us happier and healthier people… […]

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Breaking Us In Two – Joe Jackson

June 13th, 2021|

From Joe Jackson’s Rockpalast 2-DVD set. This concert is from the show in Hamburg, Germany on disc 2… […]

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The Science Of Spiritual Narcissism

June 12th, 2021|

by Scott Barry Kaufman: Self-enhancement through spiritual practices can fool some of us into thinking we’re evolving and growing when all we’re growing is our ego… […]

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Boys Don’t Read Enough

June 10th, 2021|

by Alia Wong: Girls read more than boys in just about every developed country, and it’s a big reason they have better educational outcomes… […]

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

June 7th, 2021|

by James Clear: The economist J.K. Galbraith once wrote, “Faced with a choice between changing one’s mind and proving there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof…” […]

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Indigenous Cuisine Tells The Story Of Connected Continents

June 3rd, 2021|

by Anna Hezel: Chefs Sean Sherman and Nico Vera talk about some of the advanced agricultural systems, trade routes, and cooking techniques that unite a precolonial food history across both North and South America… […]