Member Login  Username:   Password:   Register Now
Guest Panel
Compare Memberships
Forum

News
Welcome To Conscious Friends
March 22, 2009

Hello and welcome to Conscious Friends, a community of The Conscious Living Foundation!

As you know, our site was created to support those interested in spiritual and personal growth. Along the way, many of us have realized that relationships are an important part of creating and maintaining a harmonious and uplifting life.

To that end, The Conscious Living Foundation is pleased to offer these pages on our site in the hope that we all can find new like-minded friends and perhaps develop deeper relationships.

There are several ways to visit these pages.  As a...more

50 Benefits of Meditation
June 17, 2008
Meditation literally means, "thinking process with present moment awareness".

1.) To have healthy heart.
2.) To have normal blood pressure.
3.) To have normal cholesterol.
4.) To prevent stroke / paralysis.
5.) To have perfect digestion.
6.) To have perfect weight.
7.) To have perfect sleep.
8.) To become a perfect choice maker.
9.) To reverse and regress ageing.
10.) To remain young.
11.) To prevent cancer.
12.) To become embodiment of positive emotions.
13.) To get rid of negative emotions. more

Is Consciousness Energy?
June 11, 2008
If you tune into someone's "vibrations," are you picking up some form of energy they are emitting - perhaps something we might call "psychic energy?"


It may be tempting to think so . . . to think of consciousness as a form of energy. But is it?


What might be going on when we say we feel someone's vibrations?

Well, one possibility is that their brain or their body could be sending out waves of energy - something, perhaps, like electricity. If so, it must be far more subtle than any form of energy known to...
more

100 Ideas for Creating a More Peaceful World
May 20, 2008

Creating world peace takes many forms, but surely it begins with individuals. Here are 100 ideas for creating a more peaceful world. Everyone can play a part in creating peace. It continues to be the most significant challenge of humankind and requires the efforts of each of us.

[The list contains only 97 Ideas because I removed broken links to defunct websites.

You can bring it back to 100 Ideas by adding your own for Creating a More Peaceful World!

When you do, take a moment to post your additions on the Conscious...more

Recipe for Simplicity
May 6, 2008

"Simplify, Simplify…" More than a century after Henry David Thoreau uttered these words, his plea for simplicity has more significance now than ever before.

We work hard and play hard, filling nearly every moment with activity. Most families believe they need two incomes to pay for a standard of living that has doubled in the last 50 years. But do we?

Based on my three-year study of over 200 people who have simplified their lives, I found that we can work less, want less, and spend less, and be happier and more fulfilled in the process.

Here are ten...more

Spiritual Diversity
April 29, 2008

To our pre-Christian spiritual ancestors, spirituality was both contemporary and relevant. In cultures where polytheism (the belief in many gods) was the rule, rather than the exception, individuals were given the ability to find their own beliefs and to choose their own spiritual paths based upon their personal needs and the calling of their own hearts. Households had specific deities that represented the prosperity and protection that the family hoped for their home. Agricultural festivals had gods that watched over the planting, the growing crops, and the harvest. This diverse pantheon of deities created a culture where a person would draw closest to the god...more

All News


NewsBack  
100 Ideas for Creating a More Peaceful World
May 20, 2008

Creating world peace takes many forms, but surely it begins with individuals. Here are 100 ideas for creating a more peaceful world. Everyone can play a part in creating peace. It continues to be the most significant challenge of humankind and requires the efforts of each of us.

[The list contains only 97 Ideas because I removed broken links to defunct websites.

You can bring it back to 100 Ideas by adding your own for Creating a More Peaceful World!

When you do, take a moment to post your additions on the Conscious Friends forum!]

97 Ideas for Creating a More Peaceful World:

1. Be generous with your smiles.

2. Commit daily acts of kindness.

3. Respect the Earth.

4. Walk in a forest.

5. Plant a tree.

6. Contemplate a mountain.

7. Don't pollute.

8. Live simply.

9. Skip a meal each week, and send $5.00 to an organization helping the hungry.

10. Erase a border in your mind.

11. Teach peace to children.

12. Be honest.

13. Demand honesty from your government.

14. Think about consequences.

15. Commit yourself to nonviolence.

16. Support nonviolent solutions to global problems.

17. Speak up for a healthy planet.

18. Demand reductions in military expenditures.

19. Be fair.

20. Pledge allegiance to the Earth and to its varied life forms.

21. Think for yourself.

22. Ask questions.

23. Recognize your unique potential.

24. Join an organization working for peace.

25. Be less materialistic.

26. Be more loving.

27. Oppose all weapons of mass destruction.

28. Sign the Abolition 2000 International Petition.

29. Work for an international ban on land mines.

30. Use your special talents for a more harmonious world.

31. Don't eat animals.

32. Help the poor.

33. Fight against militarism.

34. Study the lives of peace heroes.

35. Help create a community peace park or garden.

36. Commemorate the International Day of Peace in your community (the third Tuesday in September).

37. Help strengthen the United Nations.

38. Support the creation of an International Criminal Court hold individual leaders accountable for crimes against peace, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide.

39. Read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and demand that your government live by it.

40. Be aware of the rights of future generations.

41. Make decisions as though all life truly matters. It does!

42. Join an action alert network.

43. Make your voice heard by speaking out for peace.

44. Laugh more.

45. Play with a child.

46. Support health, education and the arts over more weapons.

47. Help educate the next generation to be compassionate and responsible.

48. Accept personal responsibility for creating a better world.

49. Sing.

50. Write a poem.

51. Organize a church service on the theme of peace.

52. Learn about another culture.

53. Help someone.

54. Support the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

55. Climb a mountain.

56. Clear your mind.

57. Breathe deeply.

58. Sip tea.

59. Express your views to government officials.

60. Fight for the environment.

61. Celebrate Earth Day.

62. Think like an astronaut, recognizing that we have only one Earth.

63. Be constructive.

64. Ring a bell for peace.

65. Plant seeds of peace. Work in a garden.

66. Change a potential enemy into a friend.

67. Watch the movie "Amazing Grace and Chuck" .

68. Share.

69. Be more peaceful.

70. Send a note of appreciation.

71. Tell your friends how much they matter.

72. Say "I love you" more.

73. Don't tolerate prejudice.

74. Demand more from your elected officials.

75. Walk by the ocean, a river, or a lake.

76. Recognize that all humans have the right to life.

77. Respect the dignity of each person.

78. Be a leader in the struggle for human decency.

79. Watch the movie "King of Hearts".

80. Send sunflowers to world leaders, and call for a world free of nuclear weapons.

81. Oppose technologies that harm the environment.

82. Lose an argument to a loved one.

83. Read Hiroshima by John Hersey.

84. Walk softly on the Earth.

85. Appreciate the power of the sun.

86. Speak out for global disarmament.

87. Support a stronger world order.

88. Teach nonviolence by example.

89. Remember that "No man is an Island."

90. Spend time in nature.

91. Boycott war toys.

92. Be thankful for the miracle of life.

93. Read All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque.

94. Remind your leaders that peace matters.

95. Oppose violence in television programming for children.

96. Listen to Beethoven's Ode to Joy.

97. Celebrate peace.

Copyright 2000 by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Reproduction encouraged. 1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 1 Santa Barbara, California 93108-2794 (805) 965-3443; Fax (805) 568-0466. http://www.wagingpeace.org/.


A Conscious Living Community