Be Amazed

Are you paying attention? The Practice: Be amazed. Why? Last night, stressing about undone tasks, I glanced in a mirror and saw my t-shirt, with its picture of a galaxy and a little sign sticking up out of its outer swirls, saying “you are here.”…

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Marci Shimoff Interview on Gratitude

“We give our life energy by these practices, so they become more of our natural state.” – Marci Shimoff NY Times bestselling author Marci Shimoff shares practical ways of developing good habits and fitting in regular practice to increase your happiness, self-worth, and inner peace,…

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Marci Shimoff Interview on Gratitude

“We give our life energy by these practices, so they become more of our natural state.” – Marci Shimoff NY Times bestselling author Marci Shimoff shares practical ways of developing good habits and fitting in regular practice to increase your happiness, self-worth, and inner peace,…

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Kindness to You is Kindness to Me; Kindness to Me is Kindness to You

What do you need? The Practice: Kindness to you is kindness to me; kindness to me is kindness to you. Why? I usually describe a practice as something to do: get on your own side, see the being behind the eyes, take in the good,…

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QUIZ: How Filled with Compassion are You?

In essence, compassion is the wish that beings not suffer, and kindness is the wish that beings are happy – usually along with feelings of warmhearted caring. Did you know that studies show that people can increase these qualities in themselves, even changing their brains…

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QUIZ: How Filled with Compassion are You?

In essence, compassion is the wish that beings not suffer, and kindness is the wish that beings are happy – usually along with feelings of warmhearted caring. Did you know that studies show that people can increase these qualities in themselves, even changing their brains in the process? Find out how much compassion and kindness

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Grow a Key Inner Strength

What do you need? The Practice: Grow a key inner strength. Why? We all have issues – including demands upon us, stresses, illnesses, losses, vulnerabilities, and pain. (As Alan Watts put it: “Life is wiggly.”) Of course, many of our issues – in the broad…

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When You Just Can’t Make a Good Thing Happen

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled When You Just Can’t Make a Good Thing Happen.

More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found here.

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When You Just Can’t Make a Good Thing Happen

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled When You Just Can’t Make a Good Thing Happen.

More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found here.

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Aspiration: An Interview with Dan Siegel

“Life is always unfolding, you’re always in an emerging process… only junk can really make you feel stagnat or chaotic, and the beautiful thing about being a human being is you have a choice. With awareness, you can use liberate yourself and free yourself to…

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