gift of happiness

The Gift of Happiness

I’ve been thinking about personal happiness as it relates to the state of the world…. Is it self-indulgent to focus on being happy? What about all the suffering, isn’t it more…

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Stay True to Yourself Amid Holiday Hubbub

During the holidays, let alone any time of year, it’s easy to consume ourselves with what others are doing. We unconsciously compare (and compete), wondering if what we’re doing is…

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Letting Go of Unhelpful Thoughts

“Just throw away all thoughts of imaginary things, and stand firm in that which you are.” -Kabir Thoughts are both a blessing and a curse. They can engender hope and creativity…

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Mindfulness: Gimmick or Gamechanger?

Have you stumbled across mindfulness in the media lately? Or perhaps you’ve been seduced by a mindful product on the shelf at your favorite store, such as Mindful Mints (that…

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