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The mindfulness of retreat – David Steindl-Rast

This past weekend I went on a two-day meditation retreat… something I hadn’t done in a while. It was shocking to rediscover that it’s possible to relax with other human beings without trying to figure things out, solve problems, or … Continue reading

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Chögyam Trungpa on boredom

I was reflecting recently on how many of my problems in life come from a fear of boredom. Boredom feels like death.  You know?  Like if I sit still and do nothing, and boredom appears, it feels like I’m literally … Continue reading

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Fasting for regeneration

I often hear about pills, creams, therapies, exercise systems, and special drinks that will smooth my wrinkles, take away my health problems, and give me the vitality to play basketball like Kobe Bryant. Probably many of these things work, but … Continue reading

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