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What Do Buddhist Monks Know About Gadgets? Everything

The morning air is still crisp. Buddhist monks, clad in saffron robes, line the front row as a room of people unroll their mats, sit down and close …

Mindfulness Meditation Benefits: 20 Reasons Why It's Good For Your Mental And Physical Health

Oh mindfulness meditation, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.<p>Even though the academic research on mindfulness meditation isn't as robust as, say, nutrition or exercise, there <i>is</i> a reason why it's been around for literally thousands of years. And we're starting to get a better understanding …

12 Ways to Calm the Overactive Mind

Gregg Prescott, M.S., <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Have you ever laid in bed trying to sleep while a constant stream of thoughts flow through your mind? Do …

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How Meditating Can Help You in Your Professional Life

Even in a thriving economy, the pressure of the dog-eat-dog world of business takes its toll on fledgling and seasoned workers alike. As of 2012, a …

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

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Meditation Apps For Inner Peace (On The Go)

In our non-stop contemporary lives, it helps when mindfulness can be practiced on-the-go. Fortunately, you don't have to carve out a full 30 minutes, twice a day to feel the benefits of cultivating mindfulness through a regular meditation routine. Just a few minutes can go a long way toward …

Buddha's Teaching

Buddha's Teaching

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

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Buddha's Teaching

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Spirit of Unbounded

How Long It Takes to Form a New Habit

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do,”</i> Will Durant observed in summarizing Aristotle. <i>“Could the young but realize how soon they will become mere walking bundles of habits, they would give more heed to their conduct while in the plastic state,”</i> William James wrote. But how, exactly, do we rewire our habits …

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Spirit of Unbounded

Spirit of Unbounded

Spirit of Unbounded

Spirit of Unbounded

Nicholas Vreeland documentary “Monk with a Camera” slated for Amsterdam world premiere

In May of last year, American monk Nicholas Vreeland’s name rippled through the Western Buddhist world following the announcement that the Dalai Lama …

Spirit of Unbounded

Spirit of Unbounded

It will take just 1 minute to read this and change your thinking

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the …

Spirit of Unbounded

Spirit of Unbounded

Spirit of Unbounded

Spirit of Unbounded