Archive for Culture

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, [...]

The Future of Cities is Green

We call them concrete jungles, but they don’t need to be. There is good reason that people cluster together in cities, such a dense population and easier access to goods and services. City-dwellers have the potential to be [...]

Tantra, Invoking the Senses, & the Path to Ecstasy

Altered states through fasting, sweating, piercing the body, and psychoactive plants have been sought throughout the ages as ways to liberate consciousness. According to tantra we can attain these states directly through our senses by exploring ecstasy [...]

Street Art Changes the Way We See the World

From cave drawings to urban graffiti, images and words shape the way we perceive the world. It is adequately established that our environment affects us in fundamental ways, and that visual art literally changes our consciousness when we [...]

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