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happiness

May 28, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Just imagine if we all lived with no compassion, thinking only of ourselves. We would suffer greatly. The more you think of others, the happier you are.”          -...

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“Just imagine if we all lived with no compassion, thinking only of ourselves...

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March 5, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
The happiest man alive, Matthieu Ricard, has a new TED Talk on what else—happiness! Find a link to his talk and a teaching at ... read more »
The happiest man alive, Matthieu Ricard, has a new TED Talk on what else—happiness! Find... read more »
March 3, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and the founding teacher of the Ordinary Mind Zendo, also in New York. He is the author of...

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Barry Magid is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City, and...

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January 15, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
What is the secret to happiness? Susan Piver explains that it might not be about you.... read more »
What is the secret to happiness?... read more »
December 16, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“There is a well-known simile about a monkey trap of the kind used in Asia—a wooden container with a small opening. Inside lies a sweet. The monkey, attracted by the sweet,...

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“There is a well-known simile about a monkey trap of the kind used in Asia—a wooden...

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November 25, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind by B. Alan Wallace. In this book, Wallace explores a systematic...

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This week's morsel comes from The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power...

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November 21, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“The source of our own happiness is within ourselves.”—Geshe Tashi Tsering, The Four Noble Truths

“The source of our own happiness is within ourselves.”—Geshe Tashi Tsering, The...

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