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10 Inspirational Quotes To Keep You Motivated This Winter

Sometimes I envy animals who hibernate. Curling up into a warm and cozy sleep until spring arrives, sounds appealing at times when life feels...

Kaia Roman
January 19 2015

How To Stop Making A Big Deal About Your Problems

Meditation teaches us how to let go. It’s actually a very important aspect of friendliness, which is that you train again and again in not making...

Pema Chödrön
May 6 2013

Change Your Life In 2 Seconds

One of the lines that I really like in Gaylon Ferguson’s book Natural Wakefulness is “Distraction is married to discontent.” You could test this out...

Pema Chödrön
May 1 2013

12 Ways To Turn Your Anxiety Into An Ally

What are you anxious about the most? Being alone? Going on a plane? Not getting the love and attention you want? Your health? Not being on time or...

Cynthia Belmer
February 5 2013

To Protect or to Accept: A Buddhist response to Negativity

Before I begin, I want to say that I am thinking out loud here, using writing to help me think through a complicated issue. I have been practicing...

Alan Crawford
September 9 2011

When Compassion Becomes Real

"Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can...

Jason Wachob
April 7 2011

Q & A with Ally Hamilton of Yogis Anonymous: On Balance, Favorite Books + More!

In addition to teaching an incredible class, the mark of a great yoga teacher is the ability to lead and attract incredible talent to his or her...

Jason Wachob
February 24 2011