Archive Monthly Archives: June 2016

Self-Compassion Pause

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Self-Compassion, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic – how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic – the emotions

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Breath Awareness Meditation

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Breath Awareness, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic – how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic – the emotions

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Preparing for Dying

Credit: Frank Ostaseski Founder, Metta Institute   Frank Ostaseski is the Founder of Metta Institute http://www.mettainstitute.org/Fbio.html Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher, international lecturer

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six questions for greater accomplishment

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Accomplishment, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic – how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic – the emotions

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The End Of Suffering

“The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how nanotechnology and genetic engineering will eliminate aversive experience from the living world…Malaise will be replaced by the biochemistry of bliss…” –

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What is the Stream of Consciousness?

The stream of consciousness refers to the passage of many thousands of images and ideas through our minds every day, very few of which we manage to arrest and examine in any detail. Accurate self-knowledge

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Limitations Are A Story We Tell Ourselves

The paradigm that’s driving people the most, which is the performance paradigm to succeed, no one seems to be as interested in the secular scientific proof that that’s good for you.  So we’re

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Shauna Shapiro: IAA Model Of Mindfulness

This video explains what she sees as the three core components to mindfulness: intention, attention, and attitude.

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4 Steps To Avoiding Overwhelm

4 big ideas for you on how to avoid being overwhelmed: Start your day organized.  Randomness is the mother of overwhelm.  Don’t just wake up and plunge into the inbox, which starts your day in

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Why It Is So Hard to Live In The Present

“Very many of us suffer from a peculiar-sounding problem: an inability to properly inhabit the stretch of time we call ‘the present’.  Maybe we’re on a beautiful beach on a sunny day, the

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Jon Kabat-Zinn, Soren Gordhamer: Mindfulness Movement

One of the biggest challenges that I see with the mindfulness movement, is that the eager and enthusiasm to introduce meditation in many aspects of our lives, could result in co-optation and stripping

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Alan Watts: Acceptance of Death and Meaning of Life

We have a culture to live life as if to survive and to hush the idea of death, to avoid this topic of discussion. Alan Watts explores this taboo with a different approach, that death and life are like

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Elizabeth Gilbert: Her Spiritual Journey

This video argues that spiritual self-discovery doesn’t have to happen through travel.

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Ecstasy of Curiosity

“To entertain such ontologies is to re-contextualize one’s self as a marvelous conduit in a timeless whole, through which molecules and meaning flow, from nebulae to neurons and back again.” –

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Perfectionist Trap

“We typically aim for a particular career because we have been deeply impressed by the exploits of the most accomplished practitioners in the field.  We formulate our ambitions by admiring the

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How To Change Your Life

“Every new day is a chance to change your life”.

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Emotions

This video talks about expressing emotions.

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Should I Have a Plan B?

Should you have a plan B, an alternate plan, if you decide to go for it and chase a new dream? Absolutely YES. But there are a few things to think about. 1. If you have a low risk tolerance, transition

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Transforming Anger

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Transforming Anger, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic – how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic – the emotions

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Blowing Bubbles

Sharon invokes the joyous freedom of “Blowing Bubbles” in this second video of her series. The Buddha said, “life is like bubbles in the stream.” Sharon uses this classical Buddhist inspiration

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Confidence: Spoken Affirmations With Binaural Tones

Affirmations for self confidence. This recording also uses binaural beats (14 Hz – 8 Hz – 14 Hz) to help inspire and keep relaxed yet focused mind. HEADPHONES REQUIRED FOR BEST RESULTS –

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