Awaken Mind – Philosophy

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Welcoming The Life That’s Yours

April 25th, 2022|

by Claire B. Willis: In this excerpt from their book, Opening to Grief, Claire B. Willis and Marnie Crawford Samuelson share how when you allow and accept all of life’s experiences, you can fully open to [...]

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Why Some Decisions Feel Right While Others Don’t

April 23rd, 2022|

by Eth Zurich: Decisions feel right to us if we have compared the options as attentively as possible—and if we are conscious of having done so, according to a new study… […]

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6 Proven Ways To Boost Self-Confidence

April 21st, 2022|

by Gabby Bernstein: Have you been struggling with self-confidence or maybe even feeling unworthy? You’re certainly not alone. I’ve been getting a lot of questions on Dear Gabby lately on this particular topic… […]

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Consciousness In Motion: Walking With Awareness

April 15th, 2022|

by Roger Gabriel: The word meditation covers a wide list of activities and conjures up images ranging from yogis sitting in lonely mountain caves, to churchgoers in quiet contemplation or a kirtan group chanting sacred [...]

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How The Buddha Gained Enlightenment

April 14th, 2022|

by Sonia Mehta: Nirvana, according to Buddhism, is the state in which the mind is at complete peace and the soul is merged with the universe…  […]

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How Strong Is Your Sense Of Purpose In Life?

April 13th, 2022|

by Emilliana R. Simon Thomas: The results from our Purpose in Life quiz reveal how people of different ages, races, and political orientations pursue meaningful goals… […]

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First Do No Harm

April 12th, 2022|

by Stephanie Kaza: Environmentalist Stephanie Kaza invites us to consider how Buddhist principles can help us nurse the planet back to health… […]

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The Only Constant Is Change

April 10th, 2022|

by Barry Boyce: Mindfulness practice can help us change for the better. It can also allow us to sit with the things we can’t change and help us work with the inevitable changes life brings… [...]

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Stop Venting! It Doesn’t Work.

April 2nd, 2022|

by Gail Cornwall: As one researcher put it, “Venting anger is like using gasoline to put out a fire…” […]

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A 75-Year Harvard Study On Men Concludes This One Thing.

March 30th, 2022|

by Jayson Gaddis: The longest study on adult development and life satisfaction was recently completed at Harvard by Robert Waldinger and his team—they were tracking 700 men over the course of 75 years… […]

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How To Tone A Flabby Heart

March 29th, 2022|

by Julie Peters: Strengthening your warrior heart is about reacting with compassion and an open mind to those who disagree with you… […]

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Harmony of Being, Returning To Our True Nature

March 21st, 2022|

by Steven Taylor: From time to time, we all have experiences when restlessness and discontent fade away, and we’re filled with a sense of ease, well-being and harmony… […]

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Strengthening Your Bones

March 18th, 2022|

One of the great legacies of the ancient Taoist masters of China has been the practices for regenerating the bone marrow through a series of simple breathing exercises… […]

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The Second Mystical Law: Forgiveness Is Essential

March 17th, 2022|

by Caroline Myss: Scientists, physicians, and psychologists who have researched the relationship between stress and illness have concluded that the ability or inability to forgive affects the outcome of serious illness… […]

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Healing a Broken Heart: It Will Get Better

March 16th, 2022|

by Michelle D’Avella: “This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert… […]

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The Gift of Neuroplasticity

March 16th, 2022|

Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to create new neural networks for both our individual health as well as for society in general… […]