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April 2, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

The Atlantic's recent cover story on “The Overprotected Kid” has hit a nerve in many families. Parents don't want to be neglectful, but also don't want to helicopter, and it can be tough to find a balance. Luckily, Krissy Pozatek can help! In the article below, originally posted on her website, The Parallel Process,...

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The Atlantic's recent cover story on “The Overprotected Kid” has hit a nerve in many...

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April 1, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe
Violence Escalates in Burma - Barbara O’Brien at About.com Buddhism has the latest news. Provocative Buddhist artwork by China’s Zhang Huan in outdoor/indoor exhibit at Hudson River Valley’s Storm King Art Center - Discover this gorgeously original, striking art at Shambhala Sunspace VIDEO: ... read more »
April 1, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, Mike Medaglia has illustrated these beautiful, reassuring words from the Bhagavad Gita.

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated,...

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March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

One of the best parts of working at a publishing house is reading finding great reviews in surprising places. I'm happy to share this latest review of How to Wake Up from the University City Public Library Book Challenge:

I read Toni's first book How to Be Sick when it came out...

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One of the best parts of working at a publishing house is reading finding great reviews in...

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March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson
Chopped viewers caught Buddhist and actor Michael Imperioli win his round of the Tournament of Stars. If we takes the grand prize next week, $50,000 will be donated to The Pureland Project, an organization that builds schools in Tibet. Dosho Port continues his examination of the Plum Blossoms series. About.com... read more »
Chopped viewers caught Buddhist and actor Michael Imperioli win his round of the... read more »
March 31, 2014
by Lydia Anderson

This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of poems from Chinese Buddhist nuns spanning sixteen centuries. The selection below includes poetry from the early and mid-Ming Dynasty (1368-1600), and includes a biography of each poet.

One-Eyed Jingang....

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This week’s morsel comes from Daughters of Emptiness, a collection of poems from...

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