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Setting the Table

Thanksgiving was all but a day or two ago, depending on when you’re reading this. And no one can deny the heavy importance of the table setting when it comes to any meal. 429 more words

God

Daily Mantras: What Are They?

Part of my daily morning routine includes a daily mantra. So what are mantras and why do people use them?

The word mantra can be broken into two parts: “Man” meaning mind, and “tra” meaning transport or vehicle. 122 more words

A new adventure, a new country and the start of a new me

China came to an abrupt end, and I returned to the UK at the end of May, and I have been stuck here ever since. I was buzzing to return home and see some friends who I hadn’t seen in time, and in my naïve little head I thought I would be home for the Summer before starting a new life in paradise in September, you know what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men though. 1,017 more words

Reconnecting To Your Body

When we are born, we are born in our bodies. We have no conception of looking at ourselves from the outside. We simply are. We live in our bodies and are deeply connected to ourselves. 946 more words

Yoga

Buddha: "Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and common sense."

Buddhism is an experiential tradition, so Buddha invites everyone to “see for yourself.” It is a middle way between dogmatism and radical skepticism.

However, some have taken poor translations of the… 587 more words

Bill Wilson in his writings often discussed the periods of depression he suffered long after he claimed sobriety:

“When I was tired and couldn’t concentrate, I used to fall back on an affirmation toward life that took the form of simple walking and deep breathing.  513 more words

Sobriety

The Importance of Self-Care Pertaining to Others

I know it sounds kind of silly. Self-care pertaining to other people? That doesn’t  make any sense, right? Because self-care is all about treating yourself right, and doing what’s best for you. 167 more words

Mindfulness