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April 2017

There is Beauty in a Broken Heart—An Impossible Gratitude

By | 2017-04-03T08:08:29+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|blog, Featured, Relationships, The Renegade Buddhist|

My biggest flaw is that I'm afraid of making mistakes. I regret not making more mistakes. I regret avoiding the "wrong" choices.   By John Pendall I'm terrified of love. It's raised me higher than any philosophy, religious experience or drug. It's pulled me into the deepest pits of despair, where even suicide [...]

March 2017

February 2017

The One Thing That Creates Unhappiness, Relationship Problems & Frustration

By | 2017-02-21T21:31:13+00:00 February 21st, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Featured, Relationships|

We do it all day long: we tell ourselves a story about what’s happening in our lives, about other people, about ourselves.   By Leo Babauta   There’s a hidden mechanism that creates unhappiness, difficulty changing habits, relationship problems, frustration, anger and disappointment. Barely anyone is aware of this hidden mechanism, even though [...]

If I’m So Zen, Why do I Still Get Frustrated? A Guide to Getting Over It.

By | 2017-02-16T08:52:35+00:00 February 16th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Featured, Relationships|

Frustration is normal, but holding on to frustration is not so fun. It’s not even helpful: if the situation isn’t great, adding frustration on top of it just makes it worse.   By Leo Babauta Pretty much all of us experience frustration on a daily (or even hourly) basis. We get frustrated by [...]

Using Shame as a Weapon.

By | 2017-02-10T19:18:20+00:00 February 10th, 2017|blog, Featured, News & Politics, Relationships|

It's easy to hide behind our phones or computers, make comments, be righteous, be strong. Until we get lambasted for saying what we feel.   By Debbie Lynn The "Rights," the "Lefts" and the ones who fall in-between are fighting. The words: shame on you, fills social media The tweets, posts and a [...]

I Didn’t Care What She was the Goddess of, She Had Touched Me

By | 2017-02-09T08:49:43+00:00 February 9th, 2017|blog, Family & Parenting, Featured, Relationships, Wellness|

  Every solstice the sun would shine through the picture window in the living room at the opposite end of the house and send a bright shaft of light all the way down that hall creating a saint’s halo around Quan’s head. It was magical.   By Carmelene Melanie Siani My husband and [...]

January 2017