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How Metta Can Help You When Meditation is Hindered by Overwhelming Feelings

If one were to judge a meditation sitting — something, by the way, <i>fraught</i> with pitfalls and places to get hung up on — I might have thought I hadn’t …

Love What's Right Before You Instead of Hating What’s Missing

<b>“I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Walt Whitman</b><p>I take stuff for granted. I suspect you take stuff for granted.<p>It's almost as if …

50 Quotes to Help You Let Go and Live

<i>“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know</i> …

The Art of Inner Stillness. ~ Kristen Coyle

Over the years, I have become aware of my impatience with the process of life.<p>I have realized within my behavior and way of carrying myself in the …

Gratitude is a major facet in Self-Discovery… Here is why…

<i>Gratitude: The quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful (dictionary.com)</i><p>Seems like a simple definition; yet, there is a lot to be said about …

The Path of Heart: Live a Passionate Life Full of Love and Joy

<b>“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.</b><p>In my late thirties, I attended a workshop that was led by a group of …

Researchers Finally Show How Mindfulness and Your Thoughts Can Induce Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes

Michael Forrester, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing specific modes of consciousness can have …

Forgiving and Letting Go When You Feel Resentful

<b>“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~Mahatma Ghandi</b><p>My childhood was in many ways a nice childhood. I feel like …

Positive Thinking

5 Thoughts For Those Struggling With Depression (Or Life) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is an old quote attributed to the writer Henry James where he tells his nephew Willie, “There are three important things in human life. The …

From Intent.com: Why Wait

So the month of December is officially the month of “Why Wait” here at Intent.<p>In our newsletter last week, we wrote that there is nothing special …

Harry Potter

7 Things To Ask Yourself To Truly Wake Up In Life

Far too often our minds get clogged up by the stress of life. Add in the words and thoughts from other people and you’ve a recipe for disaster in …

Let It Be: Using Mindfulness to Overcome Anxiety and Depression

<b>“Perhaps many things inside you have been transformed; perhaps somewhere, someplace deep inside your being, you have undergone important changes</b> …

7 Stressful Things to Start Ignoring

<i>Life is too short to stress yourself with things that<br>don’t even deserve to be an issue in your life.</i><p>When I was nine-years-old, my dad came into my …

Gift to the Soul: The Space of Presence

For many of us this is a season when it feels that we are going faster and faster. Everything’s racing, through school semesters, wrapping up work …

Positive Thinking

20 Ways Sitting in Silence Can Completely Transform Your Life

<b>“Silence is a source of great strength.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>For over two years I spent one out of every four weeks in silence. At the time I was living at a Zen …