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Essence of life

Essence of Life is an organization aimed at raising awareness and providing tools for inner peace. Founded in 2001 by Shari Airson as part of the Arison Group, a business and philanthropic group, it is a nonprofit that operates for the benefit of society.

On this website, Essence of Life showcases inspiring content from diverse fields. Most of the content is in Hebrew, and this page specifically shares content in English.

April 01, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Kaynan Rabino

Shari Arison openly shares her journey, leading her to go-live with a personal radio series in English, focusing on spirituality, healing modalities, and inner peace

June 23, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Lama Dvora Hella

Shari Arison talks with Lama Dvora-Hella about making real progress into enlightenment through Buddhist Dharma and yoga, where you can find your heart

May 19, 2020

We Breathe Anyway – Let’s Use it to Activate a Key Biological Stress-Reducing Mechanism

There is one central nerve in our body regulating relaxation – and there’s a simple way to activate it using our breathing, which plays a major role in attaining inner balance

May 18, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Natalie Zeituny

Shari Arison talks about pivotal change with spiritual teacher Natalie Zeituny who was a successful-businesswoman and is now a “modern mystic”

May 12, 2020

Exposure to Art Puts Our Brain in Hyperdrive – Scientists Explain How and Why

Art affects our neural activity: welcome to the wonderful world of neuroaesthetics, the research field that focuses on how art influences the brain

May 10, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Nader Botto

Shari Arison explores the meeting-point between medicine and spirituality with Dr. Nader, a senior physician who searches for the essence of the human being

May 07, 2020

Inner Peace Comes When We Muster the Courage to Let Go of Some of Our Most Fixed Beliefs

Zen is a conscious state, and that’s why it can only be attained through mental work that takes us out of our restless ‘monkey mind’ state

April 30, 2020

Van Gogh Helps Train Medical Students, and this Exercise Triggers New Thinking Patterns

Universities are now adding mandatory art courses to their medical school programs, helping doctors be more humane

June 14, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Osnat Harel

Shari Arison talks with Osnat Harel, the Director General of the Adler Institute, about giving tools to raising children for a more humanistic society

April 22, 2020

The Universe Speaks to Us in Music – Physicist Explain Gravitational Waves and their importance

Researchers shed light on the discovery that is shaking the scientific world, which holds clues about our existence here on Earth, and surprisingly enough, sounds like music

April 20, 2020

A Zen Monk Explains about Hugging Meditation and How It Impacts Us

What’s the way to hug, and what are the benefits of such an embrace?

May 14, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Gayatri Naraine

How to connect to your true authentic self, is one of the key questions that Shari Arison discusses with Gayatri Naraine, a senior teacher of Brahma Kumaris

April 13, 2020

Your Brain Decides it’s an Owl – Five Ways to Make Your Nights Effective

From Pink Noise to candlelight – here are the techniques that help you fall asleep faster and sleep deeply

April 12, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Johnathan Harrison

Shari Arison talks with Johnathan Harrison about the difference between reality and how we perceive it, highlighting how our thoughts determine our behavior

April 12, 2020

The People Who Work in Nature – and How it Nurtures their Being

From a forest fire lookout in Montana to perfume rose pickers in Provence – this is how it feels to work in nature

April 05, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Osnat Steinberg

Shari Arison discusses energy treatments and integrative medicine therapy with expert Osnat Steinberg

April 05, 2020

How to Focus on Real Solutions Instead of Placing Blame on Others

Prof. Brené Brown explains how to swap the anger release with constructive behavior

April 03, 2020

3 Small Changes in Our Choice of Words Can Make a World of Difference

Strategic use of our vocabulary can break down barriers and give us results

April 01, 2020

The Path to Enlightenment and Inner Peace / Shari Arison Meets Nissim Amon

Shari Arison talks with Zen Master Nissim Amon about the quest for inner balance, the secret of happiness, and the Zen mind