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Extinguish Addiction With Mindfulness

Addiction. It’s baffling, mysterious, and powerful. We are all exposed to addiction directly or indirectly, one way or the other. Your brother, cousin, wife’s father, co-worker… perhaps even you suffer yourself from some form of addiction. Some experts say we can even be addicted to anger, fighting, chaos, and unhealthy relationships because we can get […]

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The Law of Attraction Meditation

I remember back when “The Secret” was popular, I read somewhere that if I really want something, all I need to do is create a vision board. For this to be effective, a strong desire around the things that I want was required. It seemed like it worked for many people actually, but allow me to offer something […]

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Meditation that Will Dissolve Your Fears

You are not your thoughts. You are not your fears. You ARE the consciousness observing these mental apparitions. Everyone has fears—some protect us like when we see a car merging into our lane, while others hold us hostage like the thought we aren’t attractive enough. Fear can protect us from harm by sending a rush […]

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Pain is Certain, Suffering is Optional

“Am I good enough?” “What did I do to deserve this?” “People just don’t understand me.” How often do we hear this sabotaging narrative playing in our own head like a record? by Rushi Vyas While feeling sad, frustrated, or lonely are perfectly human emotions, does creating a narrative to go alongside them actually help […]

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Deep Sleep Meditation

Just saying the words “deep sleep meditation” feels relaxing. Next to a good workout (or love making), you can’t beat it for quality rest. Over the past several years as I’ve deepened in meditation practice, I’ve noticed my overall anxiety levels drop dramatically even in the midst of life’s stressful events. The typical stressors of […]

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Is “ZEN” an Experience or Religion?

This is an academic work that discusses what Zen is, and the approaches one can take to better understand this recently adopted term that our culture seems to misuse a lot. (essay below) Is “experience” or history a better path to understanding Zen? I think it depends on your definition of what Zen is. Is […]

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