Jerome Kirsten

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If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

What I love about this question is that it doesn’t separate happiness from success.<p>As you alluded to in your question, you cannot have success …

Meet the woman who gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

5 Zen Principles To Live By: Practical Wisdom That Instantly Improves Your Life

I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana Buddhism, is full of practical wisdom.<p>When I tell …

Meditation

Letting It Go

How Buddhism Teaches Us to Stop Stewing<p>How much of our lives do we waste <i>stewing</i> about things we can't change? Or <i>fuming</i>, <i>worrying</i>, <i>regretting, …

5 Zen Principles To Live By

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15+ Incredibly Realistic Artworks That Are Hard to Believe Are Not Photographs

Since the ancient Greeks, realism has been aspired by Western art lovers, but during the late 1960s and '70s the popularity of highly-realistic …

Secrets of the soda bread masters

The most surprising one: the importance of letting the fairies out of the bread before baking to ensure good luck.<p>For decades, I assumed the cross my Irish grandmother cut into the top of her round loaves of soda bread in her upstate New York farmhouse was a traditional blessing. It was a natural …

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5 Ways Buddhists Deal With Anger

Everybody gets angry. Whether it’s mild irritation or flaming rage, we experience it every day and there are few of us for whom this is not, at some …

Cooking the world's oldest known curry

<b>Everyone eats. But what if you were told that 4,000 years ago they ate almost exactly what you ate last night? That re-heating it in the microwave was the only real advantage you had over an average Harappan home cook.</b><p>In other words, had you been washed ashore four millennia ago on the banks of the …

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Varanasi -- A Spiritual Experience In The City Of Light

Age has taken its toll on my father, and he is a shadow of his former self, especially after the demise of my mom. I have been thinking of ways and means to cheer him up and get the sparkle back in his eyes.<p>I got the answer. One of my father's unfulfilled dreams was to visit Varanasi, the spiritual …

Off the grid

<b>OFF THE GRID</b>This shouldn’t be a blog. It really shouldn’t be a blog. But it has to be a blog I think. So here is this blog.<b>JACKING OUT</b>What might be …

Australian astrophysicist's video dazzles the Internet, 4 years after it was made

The Internet is full of gems that are yet to be discovered.<p>Like a video called Cosmic Eye, which has quickly gained Internet stardom, even though it …

The Supreme Awakening: What Did Buddha, Emerson, Einstein and Saint Teresa Have in Common?

<b>Interview with author Craig Pearson</b><p><i>"There are moments when one feels free from one's own identification with human limitations and inadequacies ... Life and death flow into one, and there is neither evolution nor destiny; only being."</i> -- Albert Einstein<p>An ongoing theme in human culture is the …

How Different Religions See God - The Story of God with Morgan Freeman Article

The world’s religions have varying concepts of the Divine, and depict their deities in many different ways. Those diverse traditions have inspired great works of religious art, literature and cinema, and their influence even finds its way into people’s homes, in the form of the devotional objects …

Hinduism

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Eckhart Tolle Now<p>Login<br>• Join/Free Trial<br>• Gift Certificates<p>Watch<p>Read<p>Articles<br>• Newsletter<br>• Newsletter Archive<br>• Present Moment Reminders<br>• Recommended …

10 Easy Steps for Breathing Calm Into Your Anxious Brain

Your brain is brilliantly wired to react to life-threatening danger. When it perceives a threat, your core brain instantly shifts into “survival …

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

Ten easy, free, completely serious ways to achieve mindfulness

Forget hippie meditation classes and hipster colouring-in books, Dom Knight has some better suggestions.<p>This is the decade of mindfulness. The …

Top Mindfulness Quotes to Change Your Life Forever

Mindfulness is a process of exploring ourselves. Mindfulness is a way to know yourself. It is a new way to look at your own thoughts. It is a way to …

Mindfulness

12 Awe-Inspiring Poets To Read In Your Lifetime

Medicine for the soul.<p>Poets have a way of evoking life's most complex philosophies in just a few short lines. And falling upon the right ears, those lines can change lives.<p>The 12 poets below are seekers, mystics, naturalists and more. In their words, we hope you find beauty and meaning:<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>…

Mindful Listening

You are engaged in the practise of mindful listening firstly when you remain fully present whilst the other person is speaking, and secondly when you …

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

<i>Photo credit: thegardenofzen.com</i>Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen …

How to Be Happy When Others Are Draining You

I've always been a pretty sensitive person.<p>I'm one of those people where if someone I'm living with comes home upset or stressed I'll know it the second they walk in the door -- even if I never even saw them. If the people I'm coming to visit are upset or depressed, I will know the second I walk in …

Scans show Pompeii victims 'in good health'

“For sure, they ate better than we did,” orthodontist Elisa Vanacore said during a press conference in Pompeii on Tuesday, after analyzing some of …

45 Alan Watts Quotes

“A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.”“And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate …

Editor's Note

Through The Lens: The Making of "Jurassic Monkeys"

Monkey Creek, New Zealand. f/11, 1/2 sec, ISO64, 23 mm<p>In April of 2015 when I was photographing the sunrise at Monkey Creek in Fiordland National …