Is The Pursuit of Happiness Preventing You From Being Happy

Choosing happiness

It’s true that we are all in the pursuit of happiness but how do you personally define ‘happiness’? Research often defines a happy person as someone who regularly experiences positive emotional feelings (joyfulness and enthusiasm being very common) as opposed to regular feelings of anxiety, resentment and sadness. Guillaume Apollinaire graciously reminds us: “Now and…

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The Journey Beyond Yourself Is One Worth Taking

Oprah has an eye for life-changing books.

Oprah has an eye for life-changing books and one firm favorite being ‘The Untethered Soul’ by Michael Singer. This book talks honestly and openly about a subject that applies to all of us: change. “Change is inevitable; but progress depends on what we do with that change.”                …

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Why Wholehearted Living Is The ONLY Way Forward

If Wholehearted living is the best way forward, where exactly does one begin? Learning to live wholeheartedly is a life-changing practice but what does it actually mean to live wholeheartedly and why would you want to? Well it quite literally means living life while being ‘authentically you’. In an interview with Oprah, Dr. Brené Brown…

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Coping With The Symptoms Of Depression During The Holidays

holidays are coming

If you are suffering from the symptoms of depression or care for someone who is, remember … where there’s hope, there’s a way! And it’s a natural way!

Not only might mindfulness meditation (or any other technique for that matter) cure the symptoms of depression, it might just change your whole entire life.

If you’re taking medication, don’t stop it. Yet! Patience is part of the recipe.

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Discover For Yourself The Secret To A ‘Perfect Thanksgiving’

Gratitude is not sentimental, nor is it jealous or judgmental. It doesn’t compare or envy others, it simply is a deep offering of thanks for every thing we have available to us from the day we are born.

A gratitude meditation or other chosen moments of thankfulness practiced regularly build upon one another and so as your own personal gratitude grows, it gives rise to deeper and deeper feelings of joy.

And this dear friends, is when we can share it out to friends, family and our own communities.

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A Career Path Is Rarely A Path At All

A Career Path Is Rarely A Path At All

Tom Freston once said…

“A career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usually a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you.”
Are you uninspired or even downright miserable in your current workplace?

Do you dare to dream of a new and exciting job or entirely new career path?

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10 Simple Ways To Reduce Anxiety… “The Natural Way”

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Are you or someone you know looking to reduce anxiety in everyday life?
If your answer to this is yes and you feel that it’s continuously interfering and diminishing the quality of each new day, help is on the way!

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[Part 2 of 2] The Perfect Loving Kindness Meditation For Others

Say a loving kindness meditation for others

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on Loving Kindness Meditation: Part 1 – Have You Heard Of Metta Meditation? Part 2 [You Are Here] – The Perfect Loving Kindness Meditation For Others If you’ve been practicing your loving kindness meditation to yourself these past few days, you might now be feeling ready and…

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[Part 1 of 2] Have You Heard Of Metta Meditation?

What does Loving Kindness mean to you?

According to the Collins dictionary ( www.collinsdictionary.com ) it means :

‘kindness or affectionate behavior resulting from or expressing love’
So quite the opposite of being critical and/or judgmental of yourself and others.

You may have heard of Metta meditation, otherwise known as loving-kindness meditation. This is a method of developing compassion for oneself and others.

Loving Kindness is an unconditional, inclusive love. It is the strong wish for the welfare and happiness of others where there are no conditions attached.

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How To Practice Loving Kindness Meditation…

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Loving kindness meditation is one of the two simplest meditations in Buddhism and it helps develop positive feelings towards all other living creatures. It brings out our natural capacity for connection and helps us become less judgmental, less critical, and less dismissive of people and it helps us feel less separate and alone.

Today we would like to share with you a comprehensive step-by-step guide about how to practice loving kindness meditation. We found this wonderful YouTube video created by Howcast that we just had to share with you…

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