Here at UPLIFT, we publish hundreds of articles and videos a year. Our cutting-edge content covers all things current, transformational, spiritual, and often unconventional. With our unique lens on current issues, we aim to share thought-provoking content that inspires positive change around the world while spreading unity, peace, and love. This year we’ve brought you new science, global humanitarian projects, wisdom from many spiritual traditions, and personal stories of triumph and service. Enjoy this small selection of some of our best articles from 2018. May they provide inspiration, and open your heart and mind.
For far too long, but particularly in the modern, Western world we have thought of the heart as simply a pumping mechanism responsible for bringing blood to our organs.
The heart’s physical importance is not to be underestimated, it supports life, sending the blood of life to the tree-like limbs of our vascular system–but this is an overly simplistic view of what the heart is capable of…READ ARTICLE
One great question underlies our experience, whether we think about it consciously or not: What is the purpose of life? I have considered this question and would like to share my thoughts in the hope that they may be of direct, practical benefit to those who read them…READ ARTICLE
Many of us have heard the Gyuto Monks of Tibet. With their extraordinary chanting and low throaty drone of ancient sacred texts, they have kept audiences in the West spellbound with their long, careful and accurate recitations of potent Tibetan Buddhist texts. Sitting in their presence you feel a clarity and a potent spiritual transference of energy and healing. The Buddhist tradition stems from India and the sacred language of Sanskrit. While Tibetan Buddhists have a rich chanting tradition, in India, this age-old tradition goes back even further…READ ARTICLE
Find the positivity. Find the grace. Find the ecstasy within the ache.
You’ve set your intentions, you’ve embarked on the inner work but you still wonder why your dreams aren’t manifesting.
First of all, there’s nothing wrong with you. Hitting a plateau is an important mile marker on any journey and a sign that you’ve reached a great teacher of heart.
A block is an opportunity for you to re-align with your soul. Your personal manual for dream weaving and manifesting relies on these pauses to write and reveal itself…READ ARTICLE
Sentences that start with the phrase “A guru once told me…” are, more often than not, eye-roll-inducing. But recently, while resting in malasana, or a deep squat, in an East London yoga class, I was struck by the second half of the instructor’s sentence: “A guru once told me that the problem with the West is they don’t squat.”…READ ARTICLE