6 Lessons I Learned While Staying at a Buddhist Monastery

SURAT THANI, THAILAND – “This will be your last day of speaking. Tomorrow morning we will enter into silence for the next ten days.” The Buddhist nun was dressed in pristine white robes. The warm light illuminating the room reflected off of her impressively smooth and shaved skull. She stood in front of a group…

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The Self-Care Routine That Everyone Needs

Engage in real self-care, beyond a bubble bath. How to set personal boundaries, respect yourself and encourage self-love.

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How “Ecstatic Dancing” Helped Me Heal 10 Years’ Worth of Anxiety

What’s an anxiety sufferers worst nightmare? A night full of completely sober ecstatic dancing of course.

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Daily Dharma Quote of the Day

Know that your precious, infinitely beloved, and irreplaceable self will dissolve like a sand castle, grain by grain—and what a relief it is to know. You exist in a great space of knowing, filled with the shared ephemerality of all things. —Sallie Tisdale, “Self-Care for Future Corpses”

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Use a Painful Breakup to Become Enlightened.

A first love, a long-lasting marriage, or a painful divorce, are all opportunities for growth and greater consciousness. 

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How to Manifest What You Want Into Your Life.

Discover how to manifest your desires in five steps. Experience radical change in your life by simply aligning your mental thoughts and objects with the positivity you wish to attract. Here’s how.

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The Best Meditation App for Your Phone

Listening to a podcast, I stumbled upon a recommendation for an amazing meditation app. Here’s what I love about it.

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Overcoming Fear: How to Face Your Demons

Identify the source of your deepest fear, challenge your demons, and discover how to meet darkness with radiant and healing light.

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Emotional Eating: Why do we eat our feelings? 

Emotional eating is not about food. Emotional eating is an attempt to feed the spirit with the wrong kind of food.

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Growing Up: The Gift of Spiritual Growth

The Gratitude Challenge: Day 2 Grateful for Growth This day was meant to fully honour the gift of growth. I was sitting in my warm bed on a chilly Monday morning, preparing to bundle up and walk to work. In the gaps between my thoughts a simple message found my attention and harnessed it: Look how…

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