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How long is now?

Often, people who are happier or more effective than we are are merely seeing things in a different (and more appropriate) time window…read full article from Seth here

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How to Cultivate a Year of Mindfulness

How to Cultivate a Year of Mindfulness BY LEO BABAUTA In 2016, I practiced mindfulness more than I ever have before, after 10 years of sporadic practice. I meditated regularly, practiced with a local Zen group, did a great one-day sitting, went on a retreat, took courses, read books, practiced mindful eating and exercise, learned […]

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The Need for Somewhere to Call Home

One of the most meaningful activities we are ever engaged in is the creation of a home. Over a number of years, typically with a lot of thought and considerable dedication, we assemble furniture, crockery, pictures, rugs, cushions, vases, sideboards, taps, door handles and so on into a distinctive constellation we anoint with the word […]

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Inspiration from Leo

Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits has proved a favourite and useful resource at times for the group. Here are some of Leo’s best posts from 2016: Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind Let Everything Breathe Opt Out: A Simplicity Manifesto Fear Is Why We Have Too Much Stuff A Mini-Guide to Not […]

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When I’m not concentrating on “it”

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Fear, loneliness, anger, shame & hunger…our drivers

Fear, loneliness, anger, shame & hunger. They drive us. They divide us. They take us away from our work, our mission, our ability to make a difference. And yet, sometimes, they fuel our motion, leading to growth and connection. When a variety of FLASH shows up, it almost never calls itself by name. Instead, it […]