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Our True Nature

Our true nature is like a precious jewel: although it may be temporarily buried in mud, it remains completely brilliant and unaffected. We simply have to uncover it.  34 more words



I subscribe to Heart Advice: Weekly Quotes from Pema Chödrön. You can subscribe by clicking here

The quote from this week:

August 27, 2014…

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The BEAUTIFUL Lisa Hayes

“Lisa makes wonderful connections with students.  She is a great history teacher and lets the students see the joy in education.”

Lisa Hayes is 48 years old and a middle school Social Studies teacher from California. 217 more words


Back to school?

It was always dreadful going back to school each year. It meant that our short summer vacation was gone, and that our late nights and long mornings were over. 1,197 more words

Back To School

Addictive Doing

My favorite story was told by Tara Brach on her latest podcast

Hindu teacher Swami Satchidananda was asked by a student if he needed to become a Hindu to go deeply into the practice of yoga.

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Mindfulness in the News: How Negative Thoughts Are Ruining Your Life

I read an amazing article on Psychology Today that I wanted to share with everyone. 

How Negative Thoughts Are Ruining Your Life

This article gives wonderful practical advice for dealing with the idea of an inner critic. 146 more words


Reiki Principles

Many years ago I  experienced the healing powers of Reiki. So much, in fact, that when the opportunity came, I received my Reiki level 1 attunement. 122 more words