3 Things I Learned From Living with Monks in a Jungle

Monk

The following is a guest post from Damien Dante of NomadLetters. Have you ever been lost? Not only literally but figuratively? Have you ever had that feeling that you don’t know where to go next? I remember the last time I had that feeling. I was in the middle of nowhere, not knowing which direction to choose, in one ...

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How to Finally Make Your Resolutions Stick

new choices, new habits

Does your New Year’s resolution involve creating a new habit? Have you tried to do this in the past and failed miserably? You’re not alone. You’re the majority.  And it sucks, doesn’t it? You have such high hopes, thinking, “This year is my year!”  And by February, you’re so disgusted with yourself that you ditch your valiant efforts ...

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Peace of Mindfulness: Everyday Rituals to Conquer Anxiety and Claim Unlimited Inner Peace

Barrie Davenport

Looking for ways to quell your anxiety or dissipate depression?  Need some simple techniques to deal with other difficult emotions? In my last post, I discussed how mindfulness can help you work through anxiety and depression.  In her latest book, Peace of Mindfulness: Everyday Rituals to Conquer Anxiety and Claim Unlimited Inner Peace, Barrie Davenport shows ...

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How to Transform Depression and Anxiety to Happiness

og:image, Mindfulness to heal depression and anxiety

Feeling depressed about your future?  Is anxiety keeping you from enjoying your life? Strong negative emotions can smother the joy and happiness that’s always inside you. While neither of these feelings can be turned off like a light switch, there is a practice that can change your life in dramatic and positive ways over time. It’s mindfulness. [If your ...

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The Wisdom of Oz

The Oz Principle

“Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.” ~Over the Rainbow by Judy Garland If I only had [fill in the blank], I would be happy, my life would be awesome, I’d be successful…  In the meantime, I don’t, so I’m not, and I don’t see ...

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Feeling Lost? What To Do If You Haven’t Got Your Life All Figured Out Yet

What am I supposed to do with my life?

As we grow up, we’re programmed to believe that we’re supposed to have our whole life figured out by the time we’re 21 years old. Here’s the plan: Graduate from high school with good grades so you can Get into college and graduate so you can Get a “good job” where you earn a decent paycheck so you can Attract ...

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Using Mindfulness To Be More Productive

Mindful Productivity

I’ve noticed lately that I’m having a harder time focusing for more than a short period of time.  My brain is telling me that it needs some quiet time to rest and ponder issues.  Unfortunately, my monkey mind doesn’t like the idea of sitting still and being “unproductive.” My True Self is telling me that, by ...

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The Key to Making the Impossible Possible

WDS

You’ve discovered something you’re passionate about and you tell your friends and family about your idea.  You’re really excited to share your idea for a new venture and you know that everyone will be just as excited as you are. But they’re not. The people closest to you tell you that you’re nuts.  It’s a crazy idea.  ...

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My Life Sucks – Now What Do I Do? Read on…

My Life Sucks

Do any of these sound like you? I’m in a bad relationship. I can’t find a partner. My job sucks. I can’t find a job. My boss doesn’t care about me. My family/friends don’t support me emotionally. I don’t know what to do with my life. My life sucks. I hear many of these messages from readers.  Basically, you’ve made a series of decisions ...

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How To Go From Craziness to Calm: Getting My Priorities Straight

Getting My Priorities Straight: How To Go From Craziness to Peaceful

What’s more important: spending focused, fun time with your kids or doing their laundry?  Being there for your partner or cleaning the house?  Taking care of yourself or running one more errand? When you lay it all out in black and white, the answers seem obvious.  But how do you live your life each day? For the ...

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