Science of Gratitude Audio Documentary

If You Read One Article About The Science of Gratitude Read this One

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             Since the turn of the century, the science of gratitude has become a topic of interest amongst neuroscientists, psychologists, and social scientists. Neuroscientists have been studying how it rewires our brains, and psychologists and social scientists have been studying gratitude trying to understand its impact on our well-being. They’re putting all the data together proving that it improves well-being by reducing anxiety and stress, as well as, increases empathy, inspires… Read More »

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No man can cross the same river twice - Heraclitus

What do Heraclitus and Pablo Casals have in common?

Wise words from two wiseguys!

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 443          47SharesIn the past, the quotes and affirmations pages of this publication might’ve inspired you or maybe you haven’t even found them yet? Either way, I like quotes, they help me to remember some important things and they can teach us things that we haven’t known before. So, I’ve decided to start a regular 4-6 week posting featuring at the minimum 2 but maybe 3 (some people only have 1 good… Read More »

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vast open sky photo by Chuttersnap

Vast Open Sky, a Meditation Practice

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 27          9SharesThe Practice of Vast Open Sky Vast open sky is a meditation practice, keep reading to learn how to practice it. Body like a mountain Breath like the wind Mind like the sky ~Tibetan Meditation Instruction A number of meditation traditions have practices that are a dropping of the ego into wide-open awareness. I’d like to share this kind of practice with you because it is one of the most… Read More »

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Plants in a meadow photo by Jonathan Sautter - Conscious Life Space [Guru]

My Philosophy, Your Philosophy Free Courses

some religion and plants too

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 53          8SharesToday in Part Two of our series, we focus on the best courses in philosophy and religion. Evolving our knowledge helps us to grow. So, even though a course can’t replace experience, it can make life easier. Let the pathfinders in education lay it out for you and share their knowledge as you explore philosophy, religion and even plants. With so many great thinkers before us, it’s helpful to have… Read More »

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Nezahualcoyotl (1402-1472), ruler of Texcoco, as depicted in the 16th century Codex Ixtlilxochitl. Date 16th century Source Scanned from Aztecs (ed. Eduardo Matos Moctezuma and Felipe Solis Olguin), p. 45. Author Anonymous

Happiness and the Good Life

What the Aztecs Can Teach Us

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              In the spring semester of the school year, I teach a class called ‘Happiness’. It’s always packed with students because, like most people, they want to learn the secret to feeling fulfilled. ‘How many of you want to be happy in life?’ I ask. Everyone raises a hand. Always. ‘How many of you are planning to have children?’ Almost everyone raises their hand again. Then I lay out the… Read More »

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Ashtanga - eight fold path infographic

Ashtanga is it a yoga practice style or 8 limbs towards a purposeful life?

The answer is that it's both!

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 32          5SharesRecently I wrote about Hatha yoga and its core definition, sometimes with all the various styles spoken about, trademarked or invented it simply is confusing at times. From that, I’ve decided to keep posting some simple graphics to help sort out a lot of yoga terms and ideas. Ashtanga was confusing to me since I’ve heard the word in various contexts. So to help clear that up, today I am… Read More »

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Know Thyself, Conscious Life Space https://consciouslife.guru

Know Thyself

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 2           2Shares Inscribed in Apollos Temple at Delphi, it means Know Thyself and has been interpreted in many ways including nothing in excess. However, to me in the literal English translation of know thyself, it means something else. Γ Ν Ω Θ Ι Σ Α Υ Τ Ο Ν Know Thyself The Bhagavad Gita in Chapter 6 verse 5 says – Lift up the self by the Self And don’t let… Read More »

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