Play and Practice

  Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, “Play and Practice.” More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here.

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Snake Oil Supplements?

Are those supplements really helping you? Check out this cool interactive chart that displays scientific evidence for popular health supplements, showing tangible human health benefits (or lack thereof) when taken orally by an adult with a healthy diet.

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Self-Consciousness and Self-Awareness

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, “Self-Consciousness and Self-Awareness.” More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here.

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2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

  Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2016 competition have been announced at London’s Natural History Museum. The overall winner is American photographer Tim Laman with his image of…

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The Third Foundation of Mindfulness

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, “The Third Foundation of Mindfulness.” More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here.

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Karim Sulayman – I Trust You

  I thought you might enjoy this short but inspiring and uplifting video from Karim Sulayman. Together, we can create a world of caring and trust, instead of fear and uncertainty.   Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online….

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Leave the Red Zone

Leave the Red Zone Are you stressed or upset? The Practice Leave the Red Zone. Why There I was recently, my mind darting in different directions about projects in process, frazzled about little tasks backing up, uneasy about a tax record from 2010 we couldn’t…

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The Sea of Crises

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. This is an short story about Sumo and self discovery in Japan.  

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Know Where You Stand

We need to know the facts: is the stove turned off, do I have health insurance, does my partner love me, are the people who work for me getting the job done? We also need to know our values: what is fair, decent, good, and proper.

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Empty the Cup

Are you full to the rim? The Practice: Empty the cup. Why? Once upon a time, a scholar came to visit a saint. After the scholar had been orating and propounding for a while, the saint proposed some tea. She slowly filled the scholar’s cup:…

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