SPIRITUALITY

Culture

Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Was a Celebration of African Spirituality

During the memorial service for Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle, his mother Angelique Smith emphasized how her spirituality helps her deal with grief.
Meagan Jordan
4.12.19
Scenes

How LA Became a Bastion for People Who Are 'Spiritual, Not Religious’

The ecstatic, hypnotic chanting of kirtan is a huge scene in the city. And that makes perfect sense.
Katie Bain
2.21.19
Science

Super Empaths Are Real, Says Study

New research has suggested that 1 to 2 percent of the population struggle to differentiate between their own bodily feelings and other people's.
Hannah Ewens
11.8.18
Natural High

I Tried to Get High at a 'Cacao Dance'

The power of cacao doesn’t flow through everyone.
Katinka Oppeck
10.9.18
How to Exist OK

We Asked a Minister How to Deal with the Pointlessness of Life

"People have been yelling at God for a long time. There's some solace to be had in that."
Gideon Jacobs
8.15.18
VICELAND

The Artist Bringing Spirituality to His Tattoos

Robert Ryan talks about how tattooing can bring about emotional and mental healing.
Sarah Bellman
8.15.18
cults

Why It Took Me Five Years to Realize I Was in a Cult

A cult survivor outlines the anatomy of an indoctrination.
Renee Linnell
8.10.18
cults

Yes, There Are Women-Led Cults

Meet Teal Swan, a YouTuber who proves selling salvation to desperate people is an equal opportunity racket.
Sarah Berman
8.1.18
anxiety

To Some, Mindfulness Feels too Whitewashed to Embrace

Can being more inclusive change the elitist vibe?
Ankita Rao
6.29.18
pride

How Queer Heavy Metal Magick Saved Me

My alchemy practice promotes self-care as an act of personal and political resistance.
Natali Gonzalez
6.27.18
Religion

These Occult Exorcists Say the Catholic Church Makes Demons Worse

If the person in need of an exorcism isn't a Christian, then why do you have to call a Catholic priest?
Jason Bunch
6.15.18
ALIENS

We Asked People at a UFO Conference About Their Alien Encounters

"My first abduction experience happened in the womb because my mom was abducted."
Brian McManus
6.7.18
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