As I've gotten older, I've decided to focus more on Learning through Joy, rather than the usual method, Learning through Suffering.What is that? Well, one answer to the question, “Why is there so much suffering in the world?” is that ...

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Everyone wants to feel safe. My 40 years of experience as a therapist has led me to believe that it is the first need for everyone, the need that comes before other needs. Some people say that we need to ...

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Imagine you're eating an apple. You feel the crunch against your teeth. You taste the juiciness, the sweetness and the tartness, the texture as you chew. Then you swallow and it goes down into your stomach. Your body starts to ...

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You may know people who are always busy with some activity, whose fast pace reminds you of the Energizer Bunny. And you may be that way yourself. You may feel like you're always going 100 miles an hour. If so, ...

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When I was a student in the Diamond Heart Meditation School, the leader of the school, Hameed Ali, made an observation that really struck me and has stayed with me since. He said that most people relate to reality in ...

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Nature is teaching us that we need each other. That community and cooperation are ultimately more important than separateness and competition.Here in America, our founding document is the Declaration of Independence. Our national story has always emphasized the importance of ...

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