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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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The Beginner’s Mind

"When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose; what a wonderful opportunity to start all over again, to turn over…

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Keeping the Peace With Your Co-Workers

"To be attached to one's own happiness is a barrier to the true and perfect path. To cherish others is the source of every admirable quality known." Tsongkhapa In the workplace, we are dependent on…

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Overcome Addictions With Meditation

"Fear is the natural reaction to moving closer to the truth." Pema Chodron The Buddha taught that we "mistake suffering for happiness." Humans invariably find a way to ease the pain of lost pleasur…

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Comfortable with Uncertainty – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion by Pema Chödrön. Check out this excerpt and leave a comment for your chance to w…

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Buddha as a Role Model (video)

Pema Chödrön, whose teachings and writings on meditation have helped make Buddhism accessible to a broad Western audience, speaks to Bill Moyers about her view of the Buddha. He was not a god, not …

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