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letting go Archives

Category “letting go”<p><b>“There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind—you are the one who hears</b> …

Releasing the Need for Approval and Making Peace with Yourself

<b>“Lean too much on other people's approval and it becomes a bed of thorns.” ~Tehyi Hsieh</b><p>In the face of a conflict with another, the wisdom that most …

Communication Skills

Accept Yourself as You Are, Even When Others Don’t

“<b>What other people think of me is none of my business.” ~Wayne Dyer</b><p>“You’re too quiet.”<p>This comment and others like it have plagued me almost all my …

10 Life Lessons from the Calmest Man in the World

For more than 60 years, Thich Nhat Hanh has followed the path of Zen Buddhism. Here, his most thought-provoking quotes.<p>For more than 60 years, Thich …

The World’s Largest Rubber Duck Arrives in Hong Kong | Colossal

<p>This week conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman brought his gargantuan <i>Rubber Duck</i> artwork to Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. The huge inflatable duck …

What Can We Learn From Pew’s Changing World of Librarians

Lee Raine’s April 24, 2013 presentation to DC/SLA<p>The presentation includes 3 technology revolutions and their impact on libraries: broadband internet …

KQED

Google has made it possible for us to have instant information gratification. Just start typing the first letters of your search word and the site …

The Most Playful Libraries in the World

We could write volumes about our love for libraries — and, well, we kind of have. During our Internet travels, we’ve stumbled across some pretty …

20 awesome outdoor libraries

Now that the weather is finally tempting us into the great outdoors, you might not want to spend hours wandering the library, yet what if you could …

Oh the Places You'll Go: 38,000 Historical Maps to Explore at New Online Library

The Digital Public Library of America announces the addition of a vast treasure trove of maps.<p>More than three decades ago, David Rumsey began building a map collection. By the mid-90s he had thousands and thousands of maps to call his own -- and his alone. He wanted to share them with the public.<p>He …

One Man’s Odyssey | Against the GrainAgainst the Grain

Many of my friends are believers. They have faith in a personal, creationist God. They go to Church regularly. They have families who wed and die in …

When Self-Help Equals Self-Hate.

Waylon’s post Self-Help is Bad For Us made me really, really happy.<p>I kept talking about it everywhere I went, posting on Facebook, clogging my …

Losing Andromeda

Here is a timely story from Eileen, aged 91, which illustrates the last article on Kadampa Life…<p>Buddha said that our current uncontrolled lives, …

What Buddhism Teaches Us About Personal Finance - Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Ever since visiting southeast Asia last year, I have been intrigued with Buddhism. It is one of the five largest religions in the world, with several …

Be Your Own Therapist

A 17th-Century Russian Community Living in 21st-Century Alaska

This clan has traveled from Russia through China, Brazil, and Oregon to make a home in the remote north, struggling to avoid modernization.<p>Father Nikolai says that candles represent a little sacrifice. They cost the members of the congregation a dollar, which goes to the upkeep of the church.<p>On a …

Because You Can: Make ’Em Look - Rookie

<b>I have been told many times by my “friends” that I look like a slut. Most of them dress conservatively, and they get very judgmental when I wear</b> …