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February 10, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Mindful Writer by Dinty W. Moore. The Mindful Writer illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity originate, how mindfulness plays into work, how to cultivate good writing habits, how to grow as a writer and a person, and what it means to live a life...

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This week's morsel comes from The Mindful Writer by Dinty W. Moore. The...

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February 7, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Shambhala SunSpace has gathered some of their articles and essays by Alice Walker in honor of her profile on PBS's American Masters. Mind Deep reflects on Thanissaro Bhikkhu and learning from your past. The urn containing what many believe to be the Buddha's remains has been recovered in Cambodia after... read more »
February 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Is the Mind-Body Problem a Problem at All? - It’s a dichotomy often discussed in Buddhism: body and mind. How can mind arise from matter? Is mind reducible to matter? Does matter determine mind? Rick Hanson, PhD, explores these questions at the Wildmind blog.

Real Happiness at Work...

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February 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Exciting news from the Trace Foundation: they are “delighted to announce our support for a project at Asia Society this month. Monks from the Drigung school of Buddhism will construct a sand mandala over the course of five days, in conjunction with the opening of the Golden Visions of Densatil: A Tibetan...

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Exciting news from the Trace Foundation: they are “delighted to announce our support for a...

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February 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” - Mindful enlightens us on “The most surprising, provocative, and inspiring findings published this past year.” Included: “Happiness is good for you, but not all the time; empathy ties us together, and can overwhelm you; humans are born with an...

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February 4, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

Hot off the press: Mike Medaglia’s latest gorgeous illustration features this truly eye- and heart-opening quote from Pema Chödrön.

©2014 Mike Medaglia

Hot off the press: Mike Medaglia’s latest gorgeous illustration features this truly eye- and...

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