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April 2017

Boot Camp Happiness Training for the Mind (Because You Can Train for Happy)

By | 2017-04-12T08:03:02+00:00 April 12th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Buddhism for Dudes, Empower Me, Featured|

You must come to the conclusion that your identity doesn’t rest in the bad things you’ve endured. They’re in the past. If you live in the past, you have depression, and if you live in the future, you have anxiety. Mindful living is free of useless distractions. Mindful living comes from a strong mind. [...]

March 2017

February 2017

Sriracha, Spicy Food & Gummy Bears: Mindful Eating as a Practice

By | 2017-02-27T08:31:00+00:00 February 27th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Buddhism for Dudes, Featured, Health and diet|

Buddhist practice, i.e. meditation, is all about learning focus and concentration, two things that can’t help but improve your life.   By Gerald "Strib" Stribling Having spent numerous months in the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, I consider myself an expert on spicy foods. When I lived there I used to wait and [...]

Everyone Has a Critic (Even Buddha), So How Do I Handle That?

By | 2017-02-10T09:11:20+00:00 February 10th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Buddhism for Dudes, Empower Me|

When a Buddhist strives for egolessness, he starts looking at himself as part of an organic whole as opposed to an individual, like a Marine in a platoon. “I” is not as important as the “us.” As you progress and shrink the “me” in favor of the “we,” really your only choice is to [...]

500,000 Women Walk into a Bar

By | 2017-02-01T08:01:21+00:00 February 1st, 2017|blog, Buddhism for Dudes, Featured, News & Politics|

The simple reasoning for the Women’s March covers a lot of territory. Like during the 60s: the protests were ostensibly against the war, but what was really being protested was the military draft. The most popular chant at those marches was, “Hell no, we won’t go!” Poor people fought in Vietnam; rich people could [...]

January 2017

Being Mindfully Clumsy

By | 2017-01-07T16:07:48+00:00 January 7th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Buddhism for Dudes|

Strength of mind brings with it a certain fearlessness, an ability to cope and remain calm when calamities happen---the greatest of which for most people is getting old and dying, in all likelihood, in pain.   By Gerald "Strib" Stribling God, if I weren't so fully trained in mindfulness, I'd have been run [...]

December 2016