Archive for Culture

Art Can Literally Alter Our Brain Chemistry

You might be surprised to learn what scientific research says about how art affects the brain. Long before modern neuroscience, artists were creating works to inspire people and today complex brain imaging scans can show us [...]

Kali Yuga, End of a Dark Era and the Coming of Light

Even though we live on a planet that surrounds us with beauty, that there is a lot of darkness happening within humanity. The ancient Sanskrit teachings understood that civilization goes through distinct cycles of creation and [...]

Healing Cultural Wounds is a Community Effort

Honoring indigenous people and the wisdom they have kept for millennia needs to be a year-round practice. All humans have an indigenous ancestry and for some it is buried in a distant past. Those who practice [...]

Collective Creativity: Bioneers Inspire Global Solutions

A Bioneer is a pioneer for the environment, one who celebrates, honors, and collaborates with the connected web of life that we are part of. The term was coined by the founders of a popular annual [...]

Adjust Your Neurochemistry with MUSIC

Silence is golden but everyone needs a soundtrack to power their lives! There are many mindfulness practices to stimulate inner awareness, increase health, and elevate our mood but there’s is nothing quite like cranking up the tunes and [...]

Art Can Heal Cultural Wounds

Colonialism, imperialism, immigration, class warfare, and racism have plagued humanity for generations. We see discussions of these problems on our internet feed, yet we rarely see solutions being offered to address these historical wounds. Waking up [...]

City of the Dead, Ceremonial Healing

Ancient Tribal Traditions Survive in Modern Festivities For eons we humans have called on our ancestors in times of trouble, and that need still exists today. Making peace with the past is essential for making peace [...]

Eternal Souls, Evidence of Reincarnation

Have you ever had an unexplained fear or deja-vu when visiting a new place, or met someone who felt strangely familiar the first time you met them? Reincarnation is an idea that has existed around the [...]

Sacred Geometry and Visionary Art

Here is a potent tool for shaping consciousness. If you are having a hard time carving out a moment for daily meditation.. no problem! Gazing at Visionary Art combined with sacred geometry will orient you with symmetry and [...]

Trail of Tears, Immigration, and Healing of Nations

The Trail of Tears was the forced relocation of Native Americans yet the stories of displaced Syrian or African refugees in Europe, or Mexican immigrants at the US border are not too different. The cultural attitudes, [...]

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