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How to Make Everything Easier by Accepting the Present Moment

[ad_1] “The power of now can only be realized now. It requires no time and effort. Effort means you’re trying hard to get somewhere and so you are not present, welcoming this moment as it is.” ~Eckhart Tolle Eight years.

8 Ways to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think of You

[ad_1] “You can’t force anyone to value, respect, understand, or support you, but you can choose to spend your time around people who do.” ~Lori Deschene It can be paralyzing. The worry about what other people think about you, I.

What If There’s Beauty on the Other Side of Your Pain?

[ad_1] “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ~Albert Einstein “I don’t want to live anymore. I don’t want to be here. I can’t do this. It hurts too much. It’s too.

4 Things to Let Go if You Want to Enjoy Life More This Year

[ad_1] As we start a new year, many of us focus on the physical things we want to gain—a new job, new house, more money, or six-pack abs, for example. We think about everything that might enhance our lives and.

Why I Ignored Morgan Freeman’s Advice on How to Live My Best Life

[ad_1] “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ~Roy T. Bennett When I was a college senior, God, or the voice of God (aka Morgan Freeman) came to my.

44 Things to Never Say to a Rape Survivor

[ad_1] “Sometimes the worst things that happen to us put us in alignment with the best things that have happened to us.” ~Unknown Child sexual abuse victims who speak up are incredibly brave and vulnerable. If a child comes to.

Healing from the Conflicting Loss of a Difficult Parent

[ad_1] “Deep grief sometimes is almost like a specific location, a coordinate on a map of time. When you are standing in that forest of sorrow, you cannot imagine that you could ever find your way to a better place..

If You Expect a Lot and You’re Tired of Being Disappointed

[ad_1] “Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Almost universally, many of the problems we face.

20 Powerful Self-Care Quotes to Help You Feel and Be Your Best

[ad_1] Hi friends! I decided over this long holiday weekend to give myself a break for some much-needed self-care, which I imagine we could all use right now. We’ve all been pushed, stretched, and challenged this year. We’ve all given.

4 Reasons to Let Go of the Need to Plan Your Future

[ad_1] “No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living in the now.” ~Alan Watts I went to college a little bit later in life. Because of that, people often mistakenly believed.

What If Your “Overthinking” Is Actually Good for You?

[ad_1] “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” ~Marcus Aurelius Overthinking is common. And everyone is asking us to stop it. Articles like these are abundant: “7 Signs You Are an Overthinker” “13 Strategies to.

Tips from a Former Addict: How to Make a Change for Good

[ad_1] I was a drug addict. Yes, I did it all. No, my childhood was not full of abuse, I was actually a pretty lucky kid, and I had it no worse and no better than anyone else, except for.

How to Make Someone Smile: 10 Mindful Acts of Kindness

[ad_1] “The greatest gifts you can give someone are your time, your love, and your attention.” ~Unknown The other day I saw this phrase on social media: “Spread kindness, not COVID-19.” And I started thinking about how kindness is contagious,.

The Key to Helping a Person Who Is Depressed

[ad_1] “Don’t look for someone who will solve all your problems. Look for someone who won’t let you face them alone.” ~Unknown Depression for me is like constantly walking up a hill. Most of the time the hill has only.

How to Access Your Intuition by Listening to Your Favorite Music

[ad_1] “Sometimes music is the only thing that takes your mind off everything else.” ~Unknown All major art forms can be a way to experience a deeper part of ourselves, but there is something unique about music. Perhaps it’s because.

Why They Wanted to Deny She Was Buddhist in Her Eulogy

[ad_1] “Live and let live.” ~Unknown So there I was, sitting in front of the Zoom meeting, when it happened. The overwhelming grief just hit me like a freight train. And no matter how much emotional training I tried to.

The Unexpected Impact of Growing Up with a Difficult Mother

[ad_1] “Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realise your hidden potential and power, let difficulties know that you too are difficult.” ~Abdul Kalam Do you sometimes daydream that your mom is gone,.

Pandemic Holiday Checklist: 8 Things We All Need Right Now

[ad_1] “Surreal” is the word that keeps coming to mind. Life has felt like an alternative universe for quite a while now, and it feels even stranger during the holiday season. After a year of much sacrifice, reality is requiring.

Hate Your Life? 4 Ways to Boost Your Happiness

[ad_1] “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” ~Desmond Tutu I hate my life. Does this statement ring true to you at all? Do you feel like you’re at rock bottom? The.

What to Do When You Can’t Seem to Love Yourself

[ad_1] “You’ll be amazed at what you attract when you start believing in what you deserve.” ~Unknown “You just need to love yourself more.” I’ve heard that advice so many times when I’ve felt rejected, inadequate, and not enough. And.

How to Be Successfully Content with Your Life

[ad_1] “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ~Maya Angelou Color within the lines. Math, physics and chemistry—there’s absolutely no point in taking drama. A main meal of straight A’s and a side.

Shakya Handicraft: Buddha Statues, Tibetan Jewelry, Meditation Gifts, and More

[ad_1] As someone who appreciates handmade Buddhist gifts, and enjoys giving and receiving them around the holidays, I couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to Shakya Handicraft. They’re a group of Newari artisans—the aborigines of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal—that are.