Be The Change

Sticks and Stones

by GEM Magazine / May 02, 2015 / Comments

I remember being a teenager, looking at my image in the mirror, wishing and hoping that I would one day wake up looking like the movie stars on tv. Perhaps then my friends wouldn’t use such harsh words like your body is amazing but your face…

How Meditation Can Help Stop Negative Thought Patterns

by GEM Magazine / Apr 29, 2015 / Comments

Until I learned the practice of mindfulness meditation, I was a prisoner of my own thoughts. When we believe that all the thoughts we have are the truth, our possibilities can be restricted by limiting beliefs that could potentially obstruct our full potential.

End the Rise of Sexual Exploitation

by GEM Magazine / Apr 10, 2015 / Comments

The current voices of online pornography, mainstream music, and certain sport figures/celebrities are instilling gender stereotypes and identity misrepresentations. We don't know the long term effects of this as our internet generations have yet to reach full maturity.

Your Teacher Needn’t be Enlightened to be your Guru

by GEM Magazine / Apr 03, 2015 / Comments

“There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” Carl Jung

Power To The People

by GEM Magazine / Mar 31, 2015 / Comments

Most people now have an underlying feeling that all is not right in the world. We are told that this is just the way things naturally are and that we must accept it.

Connection As Activism

by GEM Magazine / Mar 30, 2015 / Comments

I hold a dream for our world. One in which compassion is the most prevalent force. A world which is pervaded by harmony, peace, and attendance to the needs of all beings.