The Overview Effect

The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of...

Simple Ways to Begin Meditating

A regular meditation practice can be rewarding and beneficial in many ways, but the act of sitting completely still and silent for a long time is intimidating to some people.  Either they struggle with random thoughts that they can’t seem to quiet down, or they simply...