Category Archives: Buddhism

Mindful Eating

MINDFUL EATING So often we eat mindlessly. We stuff food in while working on our computer, watching TV, or on the run. The pleasure of eating lies in slowing down and fully experiencing all elements of food. Take some time … Continue reading

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YOUR MIND! OPT TO OBSERVE IT

How often throughout our busy workday do we genuinely observe where our mind naturally wanders?  Does it take us into a state of fantasy? humor? stress? fear?  More importantly – do we like where we end up..  The beauty of … Continue reading

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GREAT ATTITUDE YIELDS GRATITUDE

              What cultivates our gratitude, or our lack there of, is our attitude toward whatever we meet as our daily lives unfold. How we approach our work, how we respond to interactions with family, … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself?

Love thy neighbor as thyself? I think we can all agree this suggestion at times can be challenging as we race about our day, determined to complete the task at hand and focused on our individual path. We see reality … Continue reading

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Day 39- Mental Hygiene

“Meditation is mind without agitation”. Stress causes agitation (I think we all experience a bit these days ;)) and Meditation allows us to take charge of our own nervous system and emotions. Today’s first was an on the spot decision … Continue reading

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Day 36-purifying the heart

Today’s first: Attended a Medicine Buddha Puja at The Land of the Medicine Buddha (“a center for healing and developing a good heart”). Puja is a prayer ceremony.. Sundays at 2pm Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy … Continue reading

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