Awaken Mind – Psychology

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Why Death Matters

August 13th, 2022|

by Adam Frank: Reframing life in terms of death reveals some of the biggest philosophical problems with how we think about living systems… […]

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May You Be Safe

August 11th, 2022|

by Barbara Gates: As Barbara Gates struggles to protect her adventurous dog Tony from danger, she contemplates the deep aspiration at the heart of loving-kindness practice… […]

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August 10th, 2022|

by Eugene Taylor: Everything about psychedelics from usage to America’s liberal attitude towards drugs… […]

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How To Fall In Love With Yourself

August 9th, 2022|

One of Tony Robbins’ core messages is, “The quality of your life is the  quality of your relationships” – and that includes your relationship with yourself… […]

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A Conversation With Dr. Timothy Leary

August 3rd, 2022|

Sid: I read Ronald Siegel’s book Intoxication (Dutton, 1989) which I found very interesting. He described drug experiences as just a natural part of all evolution, and even in the wild, animals … […]

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How To Practice Hugging Meditation

August 2nd, 2022|

by Thich Nhat Hanh: Nothing warms the heart like a loving hug. To make the experience even deeper and more healing, Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us this practice of hugging meditation he created… […]

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How to Fall Back in Love

August 2nd, 2022|

by Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D: Empathy can infuse hope and postive energy back into your love… […]

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13 Habits Of Humble People

July 28th, 2022|

by Jeff Boss: Humble people can receive a bad rap. Humility is frequently associated with being too passive, submissive or insecure, but this couldn’t be any further from the truth… […]

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Was Timothy Leary Right?

July 27th, 2022|

by John Cloud: New research on psychedelic drugs shows promise for their therapeutic use. […]

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Transforming Self-Comparison

July 26th, 2022|

by Eda Ocak: Eda Ocak reflects on how meditation practice and the Buddha’s message of no-self transformed her habit of self-comparison… […]

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L is for Listening

July 24th, 2022|

by Patricia Adams Farmer:”All things in the universe want to be heard.” — Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spiritual Literacy… […]

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Return To The Body

July 24th, 2022|

by Patricia Adams Farmer: The first step on a spiritual path today is a return to a sense of one’s own body — Martha Heyneman… […]

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Can You Delay Ageing By Refusing To Act Your Age?

July 23rd, 2022|

by Claudia Hammond: When old age starts depend on where you live in the world. But it may also partly depend on how you view ageing. Can you delay it with a positive attitude? [...]

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A Ukrainian Sense of Belonging

July 21st, 2022|

by Nikita Zinoviev: There are so many countries all over the world and each of them has something unique. We all differ in language, culture, nationality, outlook, climate, territory, and so on. As for me, [...]

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Rocking Chair Meditation

July 20th, 2022|

by Patricia Adams Farmer: I rock. Everyday. Sometimes twice a day — every time I get a chance. I particularly like to rock in the dark, before bedtime, as it works better than sleeping pills… [...]

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I’ve Had Enough Of Teaching

July 18th, 2022|

by Brad Wrey: And by that I don’t mean I hated it. I’ve just had enough. But also… it’s broken… […]

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How To Create A Breakthrough In Any Area Of Your Life

July 16th, 2022|

by Tony Robbins: Fulfilling your dreams and your ability to thrive in the areas of your life that matter most can be simplified by breakthroughs, those moments in time when the impossible becomes possible… [...]

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How To Be Truly Convincing

July 15th, 2022|

by Tony Robbins: Ask someone else how he knows when he’s done a good job. For some people, the proof comes from outside… […]

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Wisdom Of The Woman’s Heart

July 13th, 2022|

by Nick Polizzi: I write this piece with a humble heart, knowing full well that we men only get an occasional glimpse into the enigmatic depths that comprise humanity’s better half… […]

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Wisdom Seeks for Wisdom

July 11th, 2022|

by Suzuki Roshi: In this teaching from 1965—taken from the oldest extant recording of his talks—Shunryu Suzuki Roshi explains what it means to understand your true nature… […]