Tag Archives: Inspiration

The Fruits of Wholehearted Practice

I think this poem really captures the process and result of a wholehearted practice: Unconditional Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within; Opening to my loss, I … Continue reading

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Why is Gluten Intolerance Growing?

Here’s a quick article I picked up from the Eating Rules Facebook feed today, positing explanations for the rise in gluten intolerance, which make a lot of sense. I often feel like the science around gluten tolerance is SO not … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Benefits of Meditation

When people first become interested in mindfulness practice or meditation, it’s usually for stress relief or relaxation. The problem with this is that after the immediate reason for practice is alleviated, the motivation to practice wanes, until the next bout … Continue reading

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Upcoming Free Satsang

Mark your calendar – there’s another free Adyashanti radio broadcast this Wednesday, 9pm EST. Just go to the broadcast page before 9 to listen. I plan to tune in. I’ve only ever gotten to call in once, but I’m always … Continue reading

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Free Book Chapter for FB Friends of Pema Chodron

  Just found in my Facebook feed: Link to request a download of chapter two of Pema’s latest book, Living Beautifully With Uncertainty and Change not due in stores until October! Here’s the Pema Chodron FB page if you would like to … Continue reading

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The Courage to Dare Greatly

Still thinking about those Brene Brown videos on TED, and in particular today, the one where she paraphrases Roosevelt’s “man in the arena” quote: It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man … Continue reading

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On Compassion

Procrastinating productively today… Listening to a recording of Christopher Germer on compassion right now. Germer is a clinical psychologist interested in compassion as it relates to mindfulness and psychotherapy. He states research finds a greater link between self-compassion and happiness than between mindfulness … Continue reading

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