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7 Tips for Building Tolerance in Children

As children are going back-to school tolerance is more important than ever. They are getting to know their teacher(s), meeting new friends and classmates, it is natural for children to notice the …

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True Story: The Best Run Ever!

Several months ago, I went on my nightly run, like I often do. When winding my way up the hills of Oakland, I decided to take a turn up a street that I hadn't been on before. I was pushing myself phys…

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How To Keep Your Heart Open When You’re Angry

It’s easy to talk about opening your heart when everyone is getting along. When you’re with your best friend or closest family member your heart is likely to feel so open that honey just pours rig…

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What Makes a Person Compassionate?

Compassion, both for ourselves and for others, is a key component of maintaining well-being as we age. A new study has uncovered which elements play a significant role in developing this deep sense of…

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How Returning a Rescue Dog Made Me Re-Think Who I Am

I was blown away by the incredible, inspiring, and compassionate responses after writing a post about returning our dog, Rocky Blue, to his rescue group. After six months and with a baby on the way, w…

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Are Humans Instinctively Compassionate?

com•pas•sion: noun \kəm-ˈpa-shən\ a feeling of wanting to help someone who is sick, hungry, in trouble, etc. We reach out to those in pain, take in stray animals and dash off our check…

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Accept Yourself to Find Happiness

Chris Johnson shares the key lessons he's learned over the years, including acceptance, compassion, and gratitude. I've gleaned some fundamental principles from the wisdom offered by several "metap…

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What Is Forgiveness?

Why forgive? How can we move from anger and hatred to compassion, clarity and awareness? I made this video to share with you how I came to understand what forgiveness is. Through a practice …

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Stop Obsessing Over Self Improvement. Accept Yourself!

I recently had the honor of meeting author Robert Holden when we both spoke at the Hay House IGNITE event in San Jose, CA. Robert is someone whom I’ve admired for quite some time. It was wonderful to …

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Change Your Beliefs — and Save Your Life

Lion Goodman shares his search for answers after a life-threatening experience. When I was 26 years old, a man pointed a gun at my head and shot me four times. I responded with love and compassion,…

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