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Want Joy in Life? Stop Being So Serious

The path to Freedom can sometimes seem like a never-ending battle. Even when we think we are getting somewhere, something is still missing. Almost but not quite was my story, as I tried harder and har…

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4 Ways to Stop Feeling Scattered (& Reinvigorate Your Brain)

Thoughts pass in and out of our minds all day, but how many of them actually stick with us? How often do you take the opportunity to sit down and think about the beauty of life, the world, the univers…

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Do You Suffer in Silence?

Emotional boundaries are passed on from one generation to the next. Therapists can spend years with some patients before they will open up. Respect your defenses even while working to dissolve them.…

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Using Head and Heart

There are always two centers of action within people, the head and the heart. Medical statistics appeal to the head, but the heart keeps its own counsel. In recent years, alternative medicine has wo…

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Two Faces of Grace

The experience of the gift of life, of the grace of life, is a mysterious blessing we celebrate and bow to. Grace is the answer to our prayers, and yet it is free of our bidding. How joyous to bask …

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Changing Your Reality

The direction of life is from duality to unity: Today I want to belong. I want to feel safe and at home. I want to be aware of what itís like simply to be, without defenses or desires. I will appre…

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The Silent Gap Between Our Thoughts

Finding the silent gap that flashes in between our thoughts seems relatively easy, but because it flashes by, a tiny gap is not a doorway. The quantum body is not separate from us--it is us--yet we a…

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Naked to Yourself

In our long human history of storytelling, there have been great beings with awe-inspiring stories that reveal the victory of self-discovery. What inspires us about these great ones is that somehow th…

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Silence in Meditation

Sitting in my chair meditating, I feel like myself, a person isolated in time and space. I have thoughts, each of which takes a tiny amount of time, but every once in a while my mantra fades away and…

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2 Great Ways To Deal With Stress

We received a phone call and the voice on the other end simply asked, "Do you teach meditation?" Ed said yes. The voice replied, "We would like to have you come to Thailand to teach our CEOs." Ed thou…

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