Tag Archives: Inspiration

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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Free Adya talk Nov 2

Here’s something I try to catch whenever I can. It’s a live broadcast by Adyashanti. Adya is a contemporary spiritual teacher, and the broadcast is a radio satsang of sorts. It’s on Wednesdays, but not every week, so check the Cafe Dharma page … Continue reading

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Go With the Flow

Only two more days of beach time left. Today was very windy and with two fronts coming in, the waves were very high and powerful. As I hung out in the ocean, I noticed how quickly the waves were taking … Continue reading

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What Do You Really Want?

Day 4 of the first 2 week vacation ever: it has been raining for 3 days and the weather folks say a system is brewing that is likely to go on for 6 or 7 days. Our friends here say … Continue reading

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The Power of Belief

I have been reading a lot recently about the mind/body connection in my research on mindfulness and meditation, but also in other places, like literature about alternative medicine. EFT is one form of such alternative healing. Others include Reiki, acupuncture, … Continue reading

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Superhuman or Barely There?

This quote has been floating around a lot of sites recently: “When asked “What thing about humanity surprises you the most?”, the Dalai Lama answered: “Man…. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money … Continue reading

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The M Word, Revisited

I think it’s fair to say that nothing I ever say or write is very original – today the repackaging seemed futile, so instead, here is an excerpt from “Chapter 5: Mindfulness” from The Seeker’s Guide by Elizabeth Lesser: The … Continue reading

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