Reality Sandwich: Evolving Consciousness, Bite by Bite

Recently a friend introduced us to the work of Ken Jordan, co-founder of   www.realitysandwich.com, a truly outstanding resource for articles, podcasts and more. From their website we read: “Reality Sandwich is a magazine of ideas for the transformational community. We cover subjects like shamanism, non-local consciousness, visionary art, alternative economics, psychedelics, permaculture, transformational festivals, meditation, democratic engagement, near death experiences, and tantra, to name but a few. Together these topics are the heart of a vibrant new transformational culture that’s addressing the social, spiritual, and ecological crises of our time.”

“Reality Sandwich has, I believe, played a key role in the birthing of the new consciousness that is now manifest in the world… and it has an even greater role to play in the future in guarding and nurturing the growth of that consciousness.”

– Graham Hancock, bestselling author

Reality Sandwich introduces a stream of daily consciousness news: links, videos, events, reviews, podcasts, opinions, music, and more. It’s become a part of our routine here to check out the latest posts daily!  Reality Sandwich is published by Evolver, a mission-driven company dedicated to supporting the advancement of consciousness culture through publishing, learning, and e-commerce. To follow all that Evolver does, please check out their hub site, www.evolver.net.

 

 


Mindfulness For Children On the Rise

Mindfulness Matters! For celebrities, for kids, and for you! In a recent article for AARP, Goldie Hawn discussed how mindfulness and meditation, (something she’s been practicing since the 70’s), have impacted her life. She writes: “In 2003, I established the Hawn Foundation to help children create greater brain health through mindfulness practices… . Through our MindUP program in schools, we’ve demonstrated that if students take two minutes for a brain break three times a day, optimism in the classroom goes up almost 80 percent. On the playground, aggression goes down about 30 percent.”

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Navigating Your Future – Thoughts From the Wisdom Keepers by George Cappannelli

| by George Cappannelli

Those of us who weren’t born yesterday and haven’t been hanging out with Rip Van Winkle in Sleepy Hollow, know we are in a time unlike any before it. In addition to the many challenges we face – climate change, energy, education, healthcare, immigration, wealth inequality, gender and minority inequality to name a few — we are also in a demographic revolution that will, over the next several decades, result in 50% of our population here in the U.S and Canada and in every industrialized country in the world being over 50 for the first time in history. Increasing longevity, decreasing birth rates and shrinking tax base are just a few of the startling and relatively immediate implications this demographic revolution will have for those of us who are older GenXers, Boomers and Elders here in North America and billions more around the world.

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Have You Checked Out Gaia.com?

Gaia is one of our favorite websites! Formerly known as GaiamTv, it’s been simplified to “Gaia.” You can occasionally find one of their great videos for free on Facebook or YouTube, but, if you’re like us, you will rapidly want to pay for the subscription service. Gaia.com offers ad-free streaming of thousands of exclusive and original videos and full length movies featuring renowned luminaries, as well as a like-minded community of seekers. Not in the mood for a video? There are dozens of articles that will “expand your worldview and amplify the power of our collective consciousness.”

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Crystal Healing – Getting Up Close & Personal With Your Stones

| by Nia Kallhof

Over the last seven years as a Crystal Resonance Therapist (CRTh) I have learned that the more I work with and open to my stones, the more I understand how much they are teaching me. Most importantly my crystal allies have taught me how to perceive, hold and transmit energy. Because each stone holds a very clear steady coherent energy field which is unique to itself, they are great teachers of what energy feels like to me personally. I can take my time and fully tune into, and resonate with, that particular vibration.

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The Path to Higher Consciousness by Mary O’Malley

From www.consciouslifestylemag.com, Mary O’Malley writes, “The healing you long for doesn’t come from changing anything. It comes from the ability to see and be with what is, for who you are is awareness. You are the space that your storyteller is happening in. As awareness, you can see the spells (limiting beliefs), feelings and sensations that pass through you all day long rather than being lost in the stories they generate….” The following excerpt on higher consciousness is from Mary O’Malleys awareness expanding book What’s in the Way is the Way. – See more at: http://www.consciouslifestylemag.com/the-six-levels-of-higher-consciousness-how-to-make-the-shift/#sthash.iWeCKeao.dpuf

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Talking to Jude Currivan, PhD, about The Cosmic Hologram.

Jude Currivan has written several books and has been a long-time friend of Merlian News. We loved her latest book, The Cosmic Hologram, and its empowering message about reality and our roles as co-creators. So we jumped at the chance to ask Jude how she came to write it, and why its message is so relevant for us today.

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Q&A with Elisabet Sahtouris, PhD, Evolution Biologist & Futurist

We just read about the work of Elisabet Sahtouris, explaining how Nature can be our guide to the destination of a peaceful and prosperous future. We recently had the opportunity to ask Elisabet Sahtouris to tell us about her life and her work, and the answers are just fascinating!

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Pure-Incense.com- Temple Grade Incense & Oils

| by Merlian News

Adi-guru Das has been attracted to incense from a very young age and eventually as a monk with the Krishna movement, “I was able to travel in India and seek out better and better incenses. I was later given charge of supplying incense for our London temples and other temples in Europe. What is so special about incense and food that is offered to Krishna is that the commercial element is removed as no-one really wants to offer something to God and cut corners! Therefore you will find that this temple grade incense is of a remarkable quality.”

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Q&A with Steve Taylor, author of The Leap: The Psychology of Spiritual Awakening

Steve Taylor’s latest book is The Leap: The Psychology of Spiritual Awakening. His previous books include The Calm Center, Out of the Darkness, and Waking from Sleep. A senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University and one of Mind, Body, Spirit magazine’s “100 Most Spiritually Influential People,” he lives in Manchester, England. His website is www.StevenMTaylor.com.

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