Mindfulness of “Selfing”

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

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Sean Kyler’s Valedictorian Speech

Sean Kyler gives such a powerful speech touching on topics such as celebrating your successes, preservation and looking at the future with hope and positivity

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Be Friendly

Friend or Foe? The Practice: Be friendly. Why? Friendliness is a down-to-earth approach to others that is welcoming and positive. Think about a time when someone was friendly to you – maybe drawing you into a gathering, saying hello on the sidewalk, or smiling from…

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The Power of Mindfulness: Shauna Shapiro

How do we change? In this pioneering talk, Dr. Shauna Shapiro draws on modern neuroscience and ancient wisdom to demonstrate how mindfulness can help us make positive changes in our brains and our lives.

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Right Livelihood

Introduction The Eightfold Path is the fourth of the Buddha’s Noble Truths, and it is the way leading to the uprooting of the causes of suffering, and thus to increasingly stable and profound peacefulness, wisdom, virtue, and happiness.

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Spirit Rock

Taking some “me” time and visiting Spirit Rock for any one of their programs would be very beneficial for those seeking to grow their inner strengths.

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Your Wonderful Brain

Although your brain isn’t heavy – about three pounds of soft, gooshy tissue-like tapioca pudding – it has about 1.1 trillion cells altogether. It literally is the most complex object known in the universe.

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Give No One Cause to Fear You

What puts people at ease? The Practice Give no one cause to fear you. Why We evolved to be afraid. The ancient ancestors that were casual and blithely hopeful, underestimating the risks around them – predators, loss of food, aggression from others of their kind…

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Listen to Your Longing for Peace

  Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, “Listen to Your Longing for Peace.” More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here.

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Kiva

  Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Want to make a big difference to someone else in the world, for just $25? Check out Kiva – where you can offer a micro-loan for an entrepreneur of your choice—from…

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