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May 27, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

1. Mindfulness in Plain English

This is the classic: the mindfulness guide that’s been a bestseller since its publication in the 1980s. With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the...

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May 20, 2015
by Taigen Dan Leighton
Editor’s Note: Last week 125 Buddhist figures from a range of traditions gathered in Washington, DC, for the first meeting between White House and State Department officials and Buddhist faith groups. According to the Tricycle blog, “Teachers from the Sinhalese, Cambodian, Burmese, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Tibetan... read more »
Editor’s Note: Last week 125 Buddhist figures from a range of traditions gathered in Washington... read more »
May 20, 2015
by Kathleen Dowling Singh

1. What is your age?

2. How do you feel about aging?

How has your appearance changed? How do you feel about it? How has your position in the world changed? How do you feel about it? How has your reception in the world changed? How do you feel about it? How have your perceptions about yourself... read more »

1. What is your age?

2. How do you feel about aging?

How has... read more »
May 13, 2015
by Carolyn Hobbs

1. Cultivate the Art of Curiosity

Ask yourself several times a day, “How am I reacting now?” The instant you ask, you witness rather than stay lost in the reaction. Follow up with “How am I and loved ones suffering by my reaction?” During your commute to work, exercise routine, or...

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1. Cultivate the Art of Curiosity

Ask yourself...

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May 4, 2015
by Matthew Bortolin

May the Fourth be with you! Fresh off of the galaxy's biggest party (Star Wars Celebration Anaheim), I am once again amazed at the unifying power of George Lucas' cinematic creation. I cannot explain the comradery, the profound sense of connection, and the shared joy I felt watching the premiere of The Force Awakens’ second...

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May the Fourth be with you! Fresh off of the galaxy's biggest party (Star Wars Celebration...

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April 29, 2015
by Kestrel Slocombe

This new illustrated book from Wisdom teaches anger management for children. When the Anger Ogre Visits gives children symbolic and concrete guidance about how to deal with anger as a natural part of their inner lives. Rather than squelching anger or pushing it away, the book invites children to sit with and observe...

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This new illustrated book from Wisdom teaches anger management for children. ...

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