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Part 4: Practices For Love & Happiness

It takes practice to develop an openness to receive and to open oneself to love and happiness.This practice will cultivate your interdependence, consciously extending empathy and respect. The practice

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Hardwiring Happiness: Meditation

More from: Rick Hanson Hardwiring Happiness Learn About The Book Here Donate To The Teacher Here MEDITATION … Relaxing as you exhale. Recognizing that you’re in a protected setting among good

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Hardwiring Happiness

More from: Rick Hanson Hardwiring Happiness Learn About The Book Here Donate To The Teacher Here From Dr. Rick Hanson: “I think it’s really interesting that generally speaking when people

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Affirmations for Happiness & Living In The Moment

Following the law of attraction, begin to keep an attitude of gratitude and live in happiness! These spoken affirmations over time can change your life! These affirmations can be heard aloud. If you would

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alternative holistic therapies

Looking for Happiness? Try These Proven Forms of Alternative Therapy

While some are joyfully planning holiday menus and getting ready to toast to a new year, others are struggling to get through it all. The holidays aren’t a magical time for everyone. Things like financial

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Ripples of Happiness

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Connection Between Mindfulness and Happiness

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The Pursuit of Happiness

In his Big Think Mentor (http://goo.gl/kVXvR) workshop on Spontaneous Happiness, Dr. Andrew Weil teaches a program designed to protect and enhance emotional well-being through a holistic approach to retraining

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Dr. Andrew Weil: The Pursuit of Happiness

Dr. Andrew Weil teaches a program designed to protect and enhance emotional well-being through a holistic approach to retraining body, mind, and spirit. In this, you’ll learn to: – Take a

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Happiness & Self Healing Through Mindfulness

Uploaded on Nov 19, 2014 Ajahn Brahm on Mindfulness – Presented at the Brahm Centre Charity Seminar on 10 Nov 2014 — Transcript: As many of you know that I never plan any talk, because

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fueling your happiness

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Fueling Happiness, 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 Buddha’s Strategies for Happiness

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   This book is an introduction to the Buddha’s teachings on how to use discernment to find an unending happiness. The main body of the book consists of passages selected

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Merit: The Buddha’s Strategies for Happiness

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   OF ALL THE CONCEPTS central to Buddhism, merit (puñña) is one of the least known and least appreciated in the West. This is perhaps because the pursuit of merit seems

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Day 18: Just Like Me

Transcription Let's begin by taking a moment to allow your body to settle into a comfortable position (2 seconds). You may close your eyes or keep them slightly open (2 seconds) allowing the spine

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Day 21: Compassion

Transcription Let's begin by taking a moment to allow your body to settle into a comfortable position (2 seconds). You may close your eyes or keep them slightly open allowing the spine to lift, the

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Day 16: Loving Kindness

Transcription Let's begin by taking a moment to allow your body to settle. Find a comfortable position that allows your spine to be long but with a natural curve in the low back. For this practice

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Day 5: Wishing Ourselves and Others Well

Transcription Let’s begin by taking a moment to settle your body into a comfortable position (3 seconds).You may close your eyes or if you would like keep them slightly open with a soft focus looking

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Meditation for Working with Difficulties

You can use this practice to work with difficult emotions or body sensationsFind a posture that's comfortable to youAnd then check inside your body and try to locate a part of your body that feels good

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Loving Kindness Meditation

To begin this practiceLet yourself be in a relaxed and comfortable positionWe’re going to do the practice of cultivation positive emotionIn this case, loving kindnessWhich is the desire for someone to

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2 – Day of Mindfulness

What is meditation? Let's begin with a scientific definition. Scientific definition: meditation refers to a family of mental training practices that are designed to familiarize the practitioner with

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5 – Motivation

The class today is on motivation. So, for this class to work, we need to hire the expertise of a motivation expert, somebody who knows how to motivate you, to get you to do your best work, to do the

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6 – Empathy

So, empathy is all well and good, but that leads us again to the question, how do you do this? How do you train empathy? And once again, turns out, not that hard. So, the way to train empathy. There

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1 – Introduction to Emotional Intelligence

Good morning everybody. Thank you all for being here.We like to tell ourselves, "I will be so successful if I have more self-awareness. I will be so successful if I can remain calm and confident in a

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Free Mindfulness Courses

FREE PREMIUM Free The 28-Day Mindfulness ChallengeEvery day for the next 28 days, you'll practice some of the world's best tools and practices to build your mindfulness habit. Details Introduction

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Practice 7th: Awakening (Part of 4th Foundation: Dhammas)

We're aware of the body and the sitting posture and we let the mind rest on the body just as the body rests on the cushion. And without losing this embodied presence of mindfulness, we will now proceed

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Part 1: Gratitude, Mercy & Forgiveness

Grateful people are more compassionate, merciful, generous and forgiving. These qualities lead them to be more hopeful and trusting of themselves, others and their circumstances. Daily life is filled

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Part 3: Health & Relationships

There is an intimate relationship between the heart, gratitude and health. People who are anger prone are nearly three times more likely to have a heart attack than are emotionally calmer persons.

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13.2 – Guided Meditation – Loving-Kindness

So, welcome to the guided meditation for day 13. In this practice we'll be doing the loving kindness meditation.So for this one it's actually very important to find a comfortable seat. Really allow

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13.1 – Cultivating Care for Others

So, hello, and welcome to day 13.  You're just one day away from completing the course.Today, we're going to be learning how to practice the loving kindness meditation.Loving kindness is not technically

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Mindfulness Made Easy – Online Course

Mindfulness Made Easy! A Practical Guide to Mindfulness chevron-down The Step-By-Step Online CourseSimple and easy guided mindfulness meditations to help you reduce stress and anxiety,

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One Meditation For Increasing Feelings of Safety, Contentment & Care

Dear friends, Rick Hanson is one of my top three favorite meditation teachers. Humble. Compassionate. Funny. Wise. Practical. He’s the kind of meditation teacher I aspire to be more like. Several

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The Importance Of Finding Quiet Time

Dear friends, With all the noise in the world right now, it’s important that we create moments of quiet for ourselves. Quiet helps us to think. To process. To rest. To be. Here are some free mindfulness

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The desire to be well-informed vs. the desire to stay sane

      Dear friends, Is your desire to be well-informed currently at odds with your desire to stay sane? You may want to consider the practice of equanimity, or cultivating a “caring

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Mindfulness For Difficult Conversations

Dear friends, We spend so much of our lives talking to each other, but how much are we simply running on automatic—relying on old habits and hoping for the best? Are we able to truly hear others and

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MORNING Affirmations To Condition Your Mind for The Best Day Ever

Listening to positive affirmations are useful in rewiring your brain to feel more joy and happiness in all ares of your life. Open yourself up to see the beauty in life that is all around you and Let

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Awakening Joy for Kids

More from: James Baraz How to Awaken Joy In Kids with Mindfulness As a parent, practicing mindfulness, compassion, and joy in your daily life isn’t always easy. You start your day with the best of intentions,

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mindfulness of the inner critic

Taming The Inner Critic [Audio]

Dealing With Your Inner Critic, by Mark Coleman About Mark Coleman: Mark Coleman has been studying  meditation practices since 1981, primarily within the Insight meditation (Buddhist) tradition. He

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Brené Brown: Power of Vulnerability

So, I’ll start with this: a couple years ago, an event planner called me because I was going to do a speaking event. And she called, and she said, “I’m really struggling with how to

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3 Boundaries You Must Set in Every Relationship

‘SuperSoul Sunday’ guests share why setting emotional boundaries is the key to creating positive and healthy relationships. For more on #supersoulsunday, visit http://bit.ly/1tNw5dg Find OWN

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Hack Your Brain

Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn’t magic and likely won’t send one floating into the cosmic ooze. He predicts that the exercise

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How to Relax Under Pressure [Video]

By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin “I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery Your brain is made up of billions of neurons

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Every Emotion Is A Love Story [Video]

By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin “The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.” Daniel Goleman In my last post we covered the first three

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A Combustion Engine

By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin How often could you productively get together with your colleagues and ask, “How are we working together? Is there anything I could do to make

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Mark Williams on Mindfulness

  Is mindfulness the answer to all our prayers? The benefits are compelling: it’s free, you can do it anytime, anywhere, and it’s been scientifically proven to work. It is recognised by those

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Keep Religion Out of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is very much in vogue at this moment as many of you probably know. And it’s often taught as though it were a glorified version of an executive stress ball. It’s a tool you want in your

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Mindfulness is Powerful, But Keep Religion Out of It

Sam Harris says that stress-reductive benefits of meditation are rather trivial compared to the insights one can discover about the nature of the self. And though such mindfulness practices can and should

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How to Bring the Joy to All You Do

What should I bring to your party, Brendon? Bring the joy! Here’s how to make the energy better wherever you go! “You don’t have joy. You generate it.” You have an opportunity

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On Love

Here Is Your Free Ebook:   On Love by Ajahn Jayasaro I’ve always liked stories, and particularly stories that require the reader to suffer a little bit and shed a few tears on the way before being

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Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode With Meditation

There’s no way a fidgety and skeptical news anchor would ever have started meditating were it not for the science. The science is really compelling. It shows that meditation can boost your immune system,

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Gratitude

More from: Gil Fronsdal Gil Fronsdal on Gratitude Born in Norway and residing in San Francisco, Gil Fronsdal is a writer and teacher of Buddhism. His focus has been on both Vipassanā and Sōtō Zen Buddhism.

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Foundations of Mindfulness Practice

CLICK PLAY ON THE AUDIO ABOVE Foundations of Mindfulness Practice, by Joseph Goldstein: I first became interested in the Buddha’s teachings when I was in the ___ in Thailand. It was back quite a few

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How To Have Good Mojo [Video]

We all have bad days. But why do some people seem engaged and happy more often? What’s the secret to having great mojo? 1. Let go of the past. People with great mojo are free from the past. When they

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Metaphysical Exercise [Video]

By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin “Think of headspace as a gym for the mind” Andy Puddicombe If you don’t have the muscle, you won’t be able to lift the

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No Texts, Please, We’re Meditating

When a photo of a wall covered in lush green foliage showed up on Grace Clarke’s Instagram feed, she felt an immediate urge to track it down. Stressed out and headed to a meeting at Madewell, where she

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A Collection of Mindfulness Quotes

  All You Need Is Kindfulness: A Collection of Mindfulness Quotes by Ajahn Brahm Sīla Sīla is the Pali term for virtue. It is the cultivation of harmlessness, kindness, generosity and care by body,

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Unexpected Path to Achieving Success [Video]

Google pioneer Chade-Meng Tan talks about his new book, “Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace).”

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BEDTIME – GUIDED MEDITATIONS for Children

Michelle has created 10 special bedtime meditations for children aged 5 and upwards. Meditation at bedtime encourages the child to release the day and aid a good nights sleep. To let go of all that no

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Three Attitudes that Nourish a Liberating Practice

Three Attitudes that Nourish a Liberating Practice, by Tara Brach   About Tara Brach: A pervasive but often invisible source of suffering in our culture is self-aversion. We are a busy culture, and

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The Power of Lovingkindness [Audio]

The Power of Lovingkindness, by Guy Armstrong   About Guy Armstrong: Guy Armstrong has been practicing Insight Meditation for over 30 years. His training included a year as a Buddhist monk in Thailand,

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A truly life changing guided meditation for sleep

My name is Lauren. I produce guided meditations for sleep, meditations to reduce anxiety, and meditations to promote happiness. I am an Australian single mother of four amazing children. I have energetic

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Integrity Is Not Enough [Video]

By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin “Nothing can corrupt and disintegrate a culture or a man’s character as thoroughly as does the precept of moral agnosticism, the idea that

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Raising Kind Kids

Greater Good Science Center parenting expert Christine Carter explains how to foster kindness in kids–a key to their happiness.

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Be To Do to Have [Video]

1.5: How to Turn a Defect into a Treasure (Be to Do to Have) from Fred Kofman By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin Leadership starts with what the leader must be; the values and

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In the Name of Mindfulness and Self Compassion — You Are Dumped!

When I’m with you I’m not as happy as I am when you’re away. Being with you is like low-grade stress. The ordinary moments become painful and you suck the pleasure from the good times. Being

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Success in 3D [Video]

1.4: Combine the Personal, Interpersonal and Impersonal for Better Business Results (Success in 3D) from Fred Kofman By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin If management views workers

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Self-Esteem

To have sound levels of self-esteem is one of the gateways to happiness.  But achieving this has very little to do with the progress of our careers.

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GET UP – Motivational Video

Progress is the key to long sustaining happiness

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Energy For Action [Video]

1.3: How to Energize Yourself for Change (The Gap) from Fred Kofman By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin Action arises from dissatisfaction. It is purposeful striving towards something.

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Eckhart Tolle’s Top 10 Rules For Success

How to Achieve Success For many of us, the path to success is elusive. We think we know what we want, but we’re not sure how to achieve our goals. Getting from point A to point B can feel overwhelming,

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An Invitation to Live Consciously in Business [Video]

1.2: An Invitation to Live Consciously in Business from Fred Kofman By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin Living consciously is a state of being mentally active rather than passive.

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Bringing Your Practice into the World [Audio]

Bringing Your Practice into the World, by James Baraz:   About James Baraz: I try to convey that the wisdom and compassion we are looking for is already inside of us. I see practice as learning how

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Faith [Audio]

Faith, by Kamala Masters:   About Kamala Masters: It has long been important for me to offer the purity of the teachings of the Buddha in a way that connects with our common sense and compassion as

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Mindfulness for Life [Video]

Published on Jan 30, 2015 Professor Mark Williams explores how mindfulness has the potential to transform our lives and help create a happier a more caring society. He introduces the concept of mindfulness,

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