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Mindful Living

November 29, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Open your heart to your suffering. If you’re feeling that family and friends could be helping more but aren’t, take compassionate action toward yourself by immediately making...

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“Open your heart to your suffering. If you’re feeling that family and friends could be...

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November 27, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“The Buddha stated clearly that saying only what is true is not sufficient for skillful speech. Speaking skillfully also requires saying what is useful for the listener to hear...

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“The Buddha stated clearly that saying only what is true is not sufficient for...

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November 26, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Leave the mind in its natural, undisturbed state. Don’t follow thoughts of “This is a problem, that is a problem!” Without labeling difficulties as problems, leave your mind...

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“Leave the mind in its natural, undisturbed state. Don’t follow thoughts of “This is a...

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November 25, 2013
by Lydia Anderson
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November 25, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“Disillusionment is always painful—but it can be deeply valuable as well. Disillusionment is, after all, our growing out of illusion and into reality—i.e., how things are...

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“Disillusionment is always painful—but it can be deeply valuable as well....

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November 25, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

This week's morsel comes from The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind by B. Alan Wallace. In this book, Wallace explores a systematic...

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This week's morsel comes from The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power...

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November 22, 2013
by Kestrel Slocombe
Elephant Journal has five tips for... read more »
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November 21, 2013
by Lydia Anderson

“The source of our own happiness is within ourselves.”—Geshe Tashi Tsering, The Four Noble Truths

“The source of our own happiness is within ourselves.”—Geshe Tashi Tsering, The...

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