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Mindful Living

January 6, 2016
by Ajahn Brahm

Excerpt from Kindfulness by Ajahn Brahm.

In this section, I’m going to introduce you in detail to...

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December 11, 2015
by Gerry Stribling

In meditation, we watch ourselves breathe.

In real life, sometimes we’re compelled to watch others breathe (sleeping lovers and sick children come to mind). I like to...

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In meditation, we watch ourselves breathe.

In real life, sometimes we’re...

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December 2, 2015
by Deborah Schoeberlein David

For many of us, there comes a time when we realize, viscerally and profoundly, that living a spiritual practice is what really matters, but paradoxically, that moment comes...

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For many of us, there comes a time when we realize, viscerally and profoundly, that...

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November 16, 2015
by Ajahn Brahm

When you aren’t easily satisfied, when you’re demanding and full of wants, you also get restless. When you don’t get what you want, your desires grow, and you get...

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When you aren’t easily satisfied, when you’re demanding and full of wants,...

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November 11, 2015
by Matthew Bortolin

In April 2015 I attended the galaxy’s biggest party (Star Wars Celebration Anaheim), and was once again amazed at the unifying power of George Lucas’s cinematic creation. I...

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In April 2015 I attended the galaxy’s biggest party (Star Wars Celebration Anaheim),...

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November 2, 2015
by Deborah Schoeberlein David

Excerpt from Living Mindfully by Deborah Schoeberlein David.

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October 7, 2015
by Toni Bernhard

Excerpt from How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness by Toni Bernhard....

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September 23, 2015
by Arnie Kozak

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September 16, 2015
by Toni Bernhard

I used to spend my limited energy going over and over my grievances about how some of the people in my life treated me. “She never asks how I’m doing.” “He never acknowledges...

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I used to spend my limited energy going over and over my grievances about how some of...

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August 26, 2015
by Gerry Stribling

Excerpt from Buddhism for Dudes by Gerry “Strib” Stribling.

The...

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