The Kindness Cure A Guest Post by David Desteno

  Mindfulness meditation is best known for its positive effects on practitioners’ brains and bodies. My research suggests it may also encourage compassion toward others.   How do you cultivate compassion? How do you ensure that at the end of the day, it’s your kindness and generosity for which you’ll be remembered? It’s a good […]

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The Delicate Balance: Patience

Inspired by the ancient book of wisdom; The Tao Te Ching: Verse Fifteen The Tao masters of antiquity, subtle wonders through mystery Depths that cannot be discerned because one cannot discern them Therefore one is forced to describe the appearance Hesitant, like crossing a wintry river; cautious, like fearing four neighbors Solemn, like a guest; […]

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Ten Choices You Will Always Regret Making A Guest Post by Jeff Haden

Hindsight is a funny thing. Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future unpredictable. Look back and all the dots seem to connect… except the dots that mark the choices you didn’t make, and the risks you didn’t take. Here are choices you will someday regret having made: 1. Choosing not to be brave. […]

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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often A Guest Post by Jeff Haden

Happiness can be a choice — especially when you take the right actions Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I’m no psychologist, but that’s probably about when many of us start thinking, “Wait–is this all there is?”) Good news and bad news: […]

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7 Steps to Relieve Stress and Anxiety Guest Post by By Carthage

Stress and anxiety are prevalent in modern life. When the pressures and demands exceed your capabilities, stress and anxiety soon raise their ugly heads. The consequences can be horrific. Your health, relationships, and career can be seriously affected by stress and anxiety. When you find yourself in this situation, it is important not to panic. […]

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A Lesson On How To Cultivate Peace Within Yourself from Pema Chodron

A question that has intrigued me for years is this: how can we start exactly where we are, with all our entanglements, and still develop unconditional acceptance of ourselves instead of guilt and depression? One of the most helpful methods I’ve found is the practice of compassionate abiding. This is a way of bringing warmth […]

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