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Be Open to Something New

Be Open to Something New

  When we’re young, everything is new. Everything is exciting. What joy a toddler has learning about gravity, experiencing the sheer amazement of mailboxes, or to work their fingers. They soak up life like a sponge. Yet at some point in the child’s development, the rate at which he is …

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29 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes We Love

(Last Updated On: January 7, 2019) Thich Nhat Hanh is a promiment Buddhist and mindfulness teacher. The Vietnamese monk has lived in exile, been an important activist, and a leader of a worldwide community. You can check out our favorite books of his in our post about the Best Buddhist …

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4 New Year Tips for a Fresh Start and Infinite Possibilities

4 Tips for a Fresh Start and Infinite Possibilities

  The beginning of the year is a special time that is worthy of your attention. It is one of the best times to connect with yourself and evaluate the different areas of your life. Ask yourself, “What do I really, really want?” Be open and listen to your heart’s deepest desires. The truth is that in any given moment …

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A Meditation On The Life Changing Power of Gratitude

In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.  – Dietrich Bonhoeffer On a recent weekend retreat, I experienced some challenging moments. It’s not the first time. In my life, I’ve gone one …

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Mindfulness of the Breath – One Mind Dharma

(Last Updated On: December 10, 2018) This is a guided meditation on mindfulness of the breath. We will start with a few minutes of concentration practice, using the breath as the object of awareness. We then will open the awareness to include mindfulness of breath in other parts of the …

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Meditation and Anxiety – About Meditation

Meditation and Anxiety

It is becoming more widely known that a meditation practice can be helpful in curbing anxiety. Anxiety generally comes in two forms – a fear-based resistance to some deeper feelings that are arising, and projecting past pain onto the unknown of the future. With practice, meditation can be a powerful …

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The Mindful Guide to Sleeping Better

We could all use more sleep.  Most of us are pushed to keep going, going, going to produce more, more, more.  Sleep is usually portrayed as some kind of necessary evil, to be reduced to as little time as possible. While it’s “common knowledge” that we all need eight hours …

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