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Mindfulness and Anxiety

Mindfulness and Anxiety

Mindfulness practice, at its core, is the opposite of an anxious mind. What Is Mindfulness? “There have been many tragedies in my life, but most of them have not happened.” —Mark Twain Anxiety lives in fears of the future that haven’t happened yet. How often does what you worry about actually happen? Take a second to reflect on the last spiral of worry that took over you. While bad things do happen, the odds are that it was much worse…

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Patience

Patience

Don’t Let Frustration Get the Better of You Patience is a virtue, and there’s a reason – it’s a tough skill to master. Imagine, for instance, that you’re waiting for someone to finish compiling a report that you need for a meeting. You’re already late, you can feel your body getting tense, and you’re starting to get angry. Suddenly, you lose your temper and yell at the person for putting you behind schedule. You can tell that they’re shocked and…

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The Practice of Letting Go

The Practice of Letting Go

There are a number of times when our mind clings to something tightly, and it is rarely helpful: I am right, the other person is wrong That person is living their life in the wrong way, they should change My preference is the best way, others are wrong This is the thing I want, I don’t want anything else I really don’t like that, it sucks I should have that person in my life, loving me I shouldn’t be alone,…

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Have More Patience

Have More Patience

“Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.” — Mother Teresa Patience: The Key To Peace Patience is a spiritual lesson. It calls us to the higher part of ourselves, that part of us that recognizes the divinity within. It overlooks our fear, mistrust, anger, confusion, and all the ways we build barriers to its recognition. It doesn’t even matter how…

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Buddha’s Keys to Unlocking Change in your Life

Buddha’s Keys to Unlocking Change in your Life

By Luke Miller     Saturday April 9th, 2016 There are no guarantees the life we are living today will be the same tomorrow There are very few certainties in life but one thing that will remain consistent through your life is, you will continually have challenges and problems to overcome and while these challenges will differ from person to person, the solution for any problems can be broken down into 7 key areas for development. In a sacred text…

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The Importance of Cultivating Patience

The Importance of Cultivating Patience

Patience: the one trait that can be used to easily differentiate between a child and an adult. Impatience is almost entirely expected of kids isn’t it? Are we there yet? I want this toy NOW! Immediate gratification was what they liked and expected. Unfortunately, we see this same trait in some adults today as well. I want to make some fast money NOW! I want to lose this weight NOW! I want the perfect life NOW! What these types of…

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5 Practices To Help You Become The Person You Were Meant To Be

5 Practices To Help You Become The Person You Were Meant To Be

The journey of becoming who we were born to be never ends. It’s limitless, eternal. We don’t arrive — we grow. And to grow requires presence and practice. So let’s talk about practice. No matter how hard we work, the aim and purpose of practice is not to be done with it, but to immerse ourselves so completely in life by any means that we, for the moment, are life itself living. Excellence, if we achieve it, is a welcome…

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Patience, The Art of Intelligent Waiting

Patience, The Art of Intelligent Waiting

Sara, from Institute of HeartMath   February 15, 2015 “Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson Life unfolds in spite of our impatience. The misfortune of it is that because of our impatience we don’t fully appreciate the joy and beauty of watching it unfold. And then there’s all the stress and discontentment along the way. Especially today, with the rapid pace of modern life, lowering the level of impatience could help reduce a lot…

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13 Ways Successful People Improve Themselves

13 Ways Successful People Improve Themselves

By Dr. Amy Shah     November 26, 2013 I was surprised when I realized that the same steps that I’d used to get into medical school are the same steps I’m now taking to improve my health. Whether you’re trying to better your health, career, or yourself—there are some recurring secrets and habits that successful people use, and I thought it would be helpful to list them here. 1. They use small habits to get big results. I love this quote…

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