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Life is more often than not too fast, complicated and cluttered. Simplify and you'll be on the right track of inner peace and happiness. Both are foundations to Zen!

Slow down, take a deep breath and try to do nothing for a half an hour. Can you even do this? If you can't, you need to work on this. Inner peace is something that cannot be achieved during stress!

Bellow you will find the basics that will lead you to happiness, inner peace and Zen. 

The 10 Steps to Zen1. Slow down, take it easy

2. Breathe right; deep into your diaphram

3. Less materialism, more spiritualism; get rid of the clutter and live simple

4. Less TV, more doing; reading, writing, singing or dancing

5. Less work more play (perhaps the hardest step of all)

6. Don't worry about things you can't change or the future; live more in the here and now

7. Less effort, more focus; do what is needed to be done, not what you feel like doing

8. Less driving; do more walking, jogging or cycling

9. Less intake, more output; less consuming, more creating, inventing and doing

10. Eat right; less garbage more nourish

There you have it in a nutshell. These tips alone will not automatically allow you to reach Zen, but they may make you think about the path necessary to achieving Zen. This could be the key to your path to achieving Zen.

At the bottom of the page, you will find lots of free ebooks on Zen, as well as some that I can't afford to give out but that I am offering at rock-bottom prices. I suggest you start with the free selections, but I would not go without eventually reading
The Book of Five Rings or the Tao Te Ching.

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Posted: Monday September 20, 2010, 11:52 am
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