Tags » Thich Nhat Hahn

Dealing with Anger in the Buddhist Way.

Anger is a major issue in mood disorders. When you are manic, anger is never far away. Depression and anger often go hand in hand. Addiction disorders can have anger issues. 471 more words

Mental Illness

Thomas Merton + Thich Nhat Hahn (1/13/15)

Dear Friend on the journey in, with, and to, the Eternal Now.

I thought you would appreciate this from Thomas Merton:

“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, 73 more words


Seeing the forest through the trees

Suffering is not enough. Life is both dreadful and wonderful…How can I smile when I am filled with so much sorrow? It is natural–you need to smile to your sorrow because you are more than your sorrow.

990 more words

Day 33 - Only the Ones Who Fall Can Get Back Up

This week I experienced all too well that it is not the first steps that define your character: it is whether you are still going when all your supporters have gone home… 617 more words

The Generosity of Connection

Briscoe’s favorite phrase from the wonderful Thich Nhat Hahn provides us not just with the motivation to move with mindful and peaceful purpose, but also teaches us the power of connection. 140 more words

The Beagle Way

Soul Musings/Day 26: Embracing The Sacred In Everyday Life

Eternity can be touched in the present moment,

and the cosmos in the palm of your hand.”

Thich Nhat Hahn, 3/18/2012

Such a daunting task to write on the scared in everyday life in 8 sentences! 295 more words

Natural Wealth

108, i am Home, i have arrived

It’s been a magical weekend, from our snow filled pre-yoga run yesterday, post yoga knitting, to our sweat filled mala at the studio this morning.  This afternoon I relished spare time for a long and much needed soak in an epson salt filled tub.   572 more words