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Dear Mr. Williams

Dear Mr. Williams

The death of a celebrity can be a confusing time for a lot of people. Laugh if you will. As a species, people place exceptional human beings up on a pedestal as something to emulate; and often, this is a good thing. It pushes them to try harder because they know of someone who succeeded(…)

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37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

Topics: awakening mind, bodhisattva, compassion, distraction, goodness, impermanence, mind training, reactive emotions, samsara,six perfections, suffering, three jewels, three poisons. A Summary of How an Awakening Being Behaves by Tog-me Zong-po (Thogs.med bzang.po, 1245-1369) Namo Lokesvaraya You who see that experience has no coming or going, Yet pour your energy solely into helping beings, My excellent teachers and Lord All Seeing, I humbly and constantly honor with my(…)

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9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Turned My World Upside-Down

9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Turned My World Upside-Down

Article from: By David from raptitude Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling. They’ve added up to a significant improvement in the ease and quality of my day-to-day life. But the major breakthroughs have come from a handful of insights that completely rocked my world and redefined(…)

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Empath Newsletter: Harnessing the Power of Plants and TREES

MONTHLY FEATURE: Harnessing the Power of Plants and TREES By Michael R. Smith Harnessing the Power of Plants and TREES    As empaths, there is so much beauty and wisdom available to us when we form a strong relationship with our friends in the plant and tree kingdoms. Our relationship is amazingly symbiotic, for without(…)

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Hindu Mantras

Hindu Mantras

The Gayatri Mantra, Om Namah Shivaya, Maha Mrityunjaya, Ganesh Mantra, Lakshmi Mantra, Durga Mantra, Hanuman Mantra, Moola Mantra, Om Mantra, Aakhan Jor & So Ham.  There are many Hindu mantras, these are some well known ones.   The Gayatri Mantra One of the best known of all mantras, the Gayatri is said to have the(…)

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Death, forced to change, and new beginnings

Death, forced to change, and new beginnings

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years will grace the skies next Monday, and it’s all the more rare because it will be visible above the entire Western Hemisphere. During the overnight hours of April 14-15, sky gazers there will have a front-row seat as the full moon is painted red, creating(…)

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Learn to See that Anger is Blind – Guy Finley

by Guy Finley Key Lesson: The hardest thing to remember whenever we find ourselves getting angry with someone for having done something "stupid" is that nothing is more stupid than being angry at someone who — if he could have done better than he did in that moment — would have! Here's the Heart of(…)

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The Hindrance of Restlessness & Worry

The Hindrance of Restlessness & Worry

adapted from a talk by Gil Fronsdal To concentrate and see clearly, we must overcome restlessness and worry, the fourth of the five hindrances. The wise way to overcome the hindrances is to understand them well, rather than getting rid of them quickly. Investigating them is a bit like learning to farm instead of accepting(…)

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10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post by Carolyn Gregoire       Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. Steve Jobs called it, for instance, “more powerful than intellect.” But however we put it into words, we all, well, intuitively know just what it is. Pretty(…)

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post by Carolyn Gregoire Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we(…)

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