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Is Patience The Secret to Freedom?

In a recent yoga class, the teacher read a passage from a book regarding patience and presence. The passage read that patience is often thought of “having to wait." And that was when I really connecte…

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Patience, The Art of Intelligent Waiting

"Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience." —Ralph Waldo Emerson Life unfolds in spite of our impatience. The misfortune of it is that because of our impatience we don’t fully appreciate …

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Positivity in Action: A Painful Patience

“Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow i…

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Patience, The Art of Intelligent Waiting

"Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience." —Ralph Waldo Emerson Life unfolds in spite of our impatience. The misfortune of it is that because of our impatience we don’t fully appreciate th…

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Learning to Stay

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.”  ~Buddhist Proverb Working as I have for decades on learning how to sustain and nourish lasting relationships …

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Animals, Heart, and Self

by Michael Watson, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com The equinox has passed and the weather, at home, and here at the Atlantic shore, has turned decidedly autumnal. Day aft…

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Your Garden Can Teach You Yoga

"It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, that gives birth to imagination." –Henry David Thoreau It came to me while working in the garden how similar the l…

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3 Ways to Practice Patience at Work

I sometimes think that Zen students and entrepreneurs are the most patient, and at the same time the least patient, people. Zen students spend long hours, days, and years, sitting, facing a wall, ex…

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World Peace: What Will It Take?

Lately I have been thinking about "conflict resolution" and what it means to the future of our world. I suspect my close friends are inwardly rolling their eyes, when once again I will point out, in o…

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What To Do When Your Kid Acts Like a Monster

You would probably assert that you love your kids more than life itself—that you'd throw yourself in front of a train for them. Yet, if you could bring yourself to be fully honest on this deeply…

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