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Can You Do Nothing for 10 Minutes?

When was the last time you did nothing – no phone, no texting, no web surfing, no reading – for 10 minutes? Do you think you could do it now? Those are the questions posed by Andy Puddicombe in his 2012 Ted Talk, in which he discusses mindfulness, meditation, and the stories we tell ourselves.…

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Meditation 101 – an Animated Guide

If you’re new to the idea of meditation, or just want to see a really clear, cutely-animated 2-minute explanation, this is the video for you! I do want to point out that, while the video presents it as “the” way to meditate, in fact mindfulness is just one of many types of meditation. Among other types…

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Keep an Eye on the Sky – November 2016 Astronomical Events

There are many reasons to keep your eye on the sky this month! Check out some of the beauty the heavens will hold:   Taurid Meteor Shower—November 11 Late night and the following morning, the Taurid meteor shower will peak. The individual meteors appear to radiate from the shower’s namesake constellation, Taurus, the bull, which…

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Dia de los Muertos – my favorite video for the day

The Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos, is a festival celebrating the reunion of dead relatives with their families, November 1st and 2nd. Every year, on November 1st (All Saints Day) and 2nd (All Souls Day), something unique takes place in many areas of Mexico, as well as other countries where people of Mexican…

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Finding Your Tribe

Finding our tribe – those people who think (more or less) like us and share our goals, priorities, and commitments – can be a real challenge, especially if we follow an “alternative” practice or path. It has become a lot easier to find local people to meditate or practice yoga with, but for many other…

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Ultra Spiritual Life – Because We’re Funny Like That

Let’s be honest with ourselves: our pursuit of spirituality and self-awareness can be funny as hell. Nobody showcases this better than JP Sears, creator of The Ultra Spiritual Life. Underlying the humor are sound principles for living a spiritual life (and not being a jerk about it). :) Enjoy!  

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Guided Meditations for Election Stress

Just in time for the final US Presidential debate – but keep these handy for at least the next 3 weeks… :) Courtesy of the good people at the 10% Happier Podcast, produced by Dan Harris and ABC News (mindfulness is everywhere!), here are 3 guided meditations to help us maintain some equanimity during this…

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'Winter Garden Yoga shares 3 stretches every cyclist needs to know. These stretches are essential. They can help improve performance and ward off injury.' 3 Stretches Every Cyclist Needs To Know Right Now –

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Is there a connection between Empaths and Angels – The Empath's Guide to Survival http://buff.ly/2cJWmrT

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How Can You Fix a Bad First Impression? 'People are quicker to judge others negatively than positively – it takes more time to believe someone has changed for the better than to rule someone out.'

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'Many negotiators make the mistake of coming to the negotiation table armed with facts, and using nothing but logic in order to convince the other side. These negotiators are doomed to fail – the other side won't make the decision only because it's logical.' Decision Making: Emotions Beat Logic – http://buff.ly/2d5heKJ

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September 22, 2016: The Spiritual Significance of the Equinox –

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9 Meditation Experts to Follow to Improve Your Life – Self Thrive

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Why Your #Yoga Content Isn’t Getting Noticed — and What You Can Do About It: http://buff.ly/2diJLdO

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How To Practice Mindfulness: 7 Steps To Live In The Present –  http://buff.ly/2diKJqq

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