Meditation

February 2017

I’m Lovin’ It – February 2017

(This post contains affiliate links.) I recently came across the following quote from Living Buddha, Living Christ in which Thich Nhat Hanh describes a simple breathing technique that we can easily add to our meditation and pranayama practice to help…
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Loving Kindness

(This post contains affiliate links.) Metta (or loving kindness) is a fundamental Buddhist virtue that we would all do well to practice, regardless of our religion. Metta is a genuine compassion directed towards other people with the intention of surrounding…
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Where is God?

Have you ever thought about where God actually is? Does He reside in Heaven? Or could it be that God is not an external being to be observed, but rather a universal truth that lies within each and every one…
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My spiritual shelfie

(This post contains affiliate links.) As part of my 40 before 40 challenge to myself, I pledged to read (or re-read) every one of my spiritual books. Now, as I show you my bookshelves, you'll appreciate the enormity of the…
40 before 40

40 before 40!

(This post contains affiliate links.) Now, making a list of 40 things I'd like to do before I'm 40 would be easy. In fact, it'd be hard to stop at just 40 things! But for this blog I've set myself…
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Dealing with Anxiety

The following chapter is taken from The Path to Happiness by Thubten Chodron. This book is in the public domain and was published for free distribution by Amitabha Buddhist Centre. It comprises a collection of Dharma talks held during several…
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