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How to resolve conflicts – Ajahn Brahm

Are you working to get better at conflict management, or even better, prevention? Does your blood boil and you lose it, and you wish you could be mindful in that moment where your mind just spirals into the familiar unconscious pattern … Continue reading

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Everyone can learn to be happier #happiness #buddhism

I am ready to move to the next level in learning to meditate and self discovery and I believe I can achieve this by learning more about Buddhism. I am not interested in theory per se, I am after practical knowledge … Continue reading

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Love crushes, obsessions, poetry… Love addiction and what pain-body has to do with it (Part 1)

Romantic love is an unachievable fantasy — Dalai Lama    Love. What a tricky, elusive, individual thing. We all know what it should or might be, we never really know if it is what we’ve got. When I was young, … Continue reading

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On the importance of having balls #humble #happiness

As children, we are taught to resolve conflicts with words, negotiation, compromise. As a result, often, we are not taught how to stand up for ourselves. We are told that humility is a virtue and we grow up humble, yet … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be grumpy by Ajahn Brahm #happiness #talk

I have been sceptical of Google talks before. They seemed too long. However I am glad I stuck out with this one by Ajahn Brahm (a Buddhist monk from Australia). Even despite the poo story somewhere in the second half … Continue reading

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Present moment reminder from Eckhart Tolle #happiness

“Suffering is necessary until you realize it is unnecessary.” — Eckhart Tolle

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and how to overcome it #happiness

Life seems so hard in February. It’s freezing outside, mostly grey and windy. You need several layers before you can leave the house. I’ve got this crazy winter flu and everyone in my family too, so it’s like Walking Dead in this … Continue reading

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