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Potato, Coffee and Eggs

Potato, Coffee and Eggs

No, I’m not telling you what I had for breakfast. I’m sharing an inspiring parable about the way we react and respond to life. Sometimes a simple story like this can help us see things in a new light and help us overcome our internal struggles. Once upon a...
How to Use Mindfulness to Work with Negative Emotions

How to Use Mindfulness to Work with Negative Emotions

There are moments in life that are hard, painful, scary and difficult to endure. There are times when we feel anger, anxiety, grief, embarrassment, stress, remorse or other negative emotions. In these trying times we often want to escape the pain, drown it out or push...
The Story of the Two Wolves

The Story of the Two Wolves

An old Cherokee Indian chief was teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he told the young boy, “a fight between two wolves. One is evil, full of anger, sorrow, regret, greed, self-pity and false pride. The other is good, full of joy, peace,...
Research Reveals the True Causes of Happiness and Unhappiness

Research Reveals the True Causes of Happiness and Unhappiness

Can you remember a time when you were totally engaged in an activity? I mean utterly absorbed. You were not thinking about the bills or the kids or the things you needed to do later. Every part of you was engrossed in what you were experiencing— your mind and your...
Five Surprising Ways Mindfulness Boosts Your Health

Five Surprising Ways Mindfulness Boosts Your Health

Mindfulness used to be considered a fringe practice for hippies, New Agers or religious extremists. For a long time, the average adult felt it had no place in mainstream society. Decade by decade, that line of thinking has been changing as hard scientific facts back...