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How To Transform Your Negative Mind Into a Positive One

Have you ever wondered how amazing it is that a water lily doesn’t grow in a pure mountain lake but in murky, muddy and dank pond water thick with weeds, and yet its beautiful flower appears on the su…

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Are Women More Resilient Than Men?

Today, most women are juggling several jobs: breadwinner, family caregiver, family health manager, cook, and as my father used to say, the cleaner-upper.  Of course, men are contributing more to hou…

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Decreasing Drama in Your Life

If you think you’re constantly getting barraged with other people’s drama, consider this: most drama in people’s lives is internal. If we had a microphone that could record our thoughts or feelings…

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A Serendipitous Path to Buddha

Don’t you love when something just drops in your lap out of seemingly nowhere? In reality, it's more likely that you sent out signals that led to making that thing “happen” into your life. It's …

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The Greatest Enemy Is Fear, Not War

There’s too much fear and fighting going on in the world, between ISIS, Ebola, violent assaults and rape. We may feel completely powerless, unable to help, but perhaps the greatest thing we can do is …

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Time for a Brain Detox

Everybody talks about a healthy, strong, toned body, but, what about our brains? Our bodies are the houses for our souls. Therefore, our body is, indeed, a sacred temple. For so long, I did not und…

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World Peace Day 2014

We invite you to Be The Peace you want to see in the world on Peace Day, September 21, 2014! Our focus for this year’s World Peace Day is unite as one body and radiate collective compassion to all sou…

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The 6 Words That Helped Me Stay Sober

25 years ago today, I picked myself from the fetal-position heap I was in on the middle of my bed and made a decision not to kill myself. Or maybe it was the fleas that made me move. Whatever it …

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Ease Stress in 5 Minutes with Meditation

It’s that time of year again when the holidays are over and life gets busy, your workload is picking up, kids are back at school, and autumn is beckoning. So how best to maintain your peace amidst …

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When Caring Becomes Stressful

  Too often many of us who care about social causes and the environment separate our personal stress level from our social or environmental mission. We may think that chronic stress in th…

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