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5 Ways to Mindfully Prepare for Fall

Ready or not, autumn is coming. While autumn is a beautiful season full of crisp air, gorgeous leaf-scapes, cider donuts and apple harvests, the end of summer can always be a little melancholy. Vacati…

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Loneliness v. Aloneness: What’s the Difference?

Loneliness is a lack, a feeling that something is missing, a pain, a depression, a need, an incompleteness, an absence. Aloneness is presence, fullness, aliveness, joy of being, overflowing love. Y…

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What Are You: A Bhogi or a Yogi?

Yoga, now closely followed by Mindfulness, has become totally mainstream, with more varieties of a theme appearing every day. Many who attend a yoga class come away from it feeling more energized, yet…

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Diving Into Your Fear

The saying goes that when the Buddha was confronted with fear, he invited it in for tea. Fear is something we all feel at one time or another; for some it can be crippling, for others it is subtle and…

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5 Ways to Teach Kids How to Meditate

Children are not immune to problems we often associate with adulthood. Meditation is recognized as a good way for adults to reduce stress, improve focus and many other benefits, but this is also becom…

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Clearing Emotional Reactions as You Go

Are you feeling the speedup of change? Many are. The accelerating pace of the speedup produces an emotional energy, which sometimes can feel like riding a wave but at other times feels like being toss…

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5 Things Nobody Tells You About Meditation

Are you new to meditation? Or have you thought about starting at some point in the future? For an activity that’s supposedly meant to be simple, calming and quiet, there sure are a lot of questions…

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Do You Truly Want To Be Healthy and Happy?

Do you want to be healthy and happy? Really? Think about it—about what it would be like to have nothing to complain about? To have nothing special about you? We have to be honest. Are we ready to have…

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Why You Have a Hard Time Staying Present (And What to Do About It)

If you’ve ever listened to your own thinking, you may have noticed that you either spend a lot of time thinking about the past or stressing about the future. This can lead to a lot of unnecessary stre…

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9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just can’t fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods — who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…

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