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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Enjoy The Good That Lasts

Enjoy the Good That Lasts What doesn’t rust? The Practice Enjoy the good that lasts. Why So many things change. Leaves fall, friends move away, children leave home. My dad died a year ago, and my mom about ten years before that. I don’t know…

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Earth in True Perspective

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. It can be hard to understand our relative size on a cosmic level. This series of images helps make it clear.  

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Love More, Cling Less

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

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Love What’s Real

Love What’s Real What can you count on? The Practice Love what’s real. Why Because this practice could seem so abstract or so obvious that it’s not worth doing, I am going to take longer than usual to explain why it’s so important. As I…

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Putting Time In Perspective

Putting Time In Perspective is series of interesting timelines on WaitButWhy.com, each incorporating the previous timeline, which really puts our human history into perspective.
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Remember the Big Things

What matters most to you? The Practice: Remember the big things. Why? In every life, reminders arrive about what’s really important. I’ve recently received one myself, in a form that’s already come to countless people and will come to countless more: news of a potentially…

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And So There Must Come an End

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Charlotte Kitley has blogged on The Huffington Post UK since 2013 and sadly passed away on September 16, 2014, from bowel cancer. She wrote one final post that she wished to share…

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