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Gratitude—the feeling of deep appreciation—has long been a staple of religious traditions, and it's becoming more and more popular today. 

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Every day you see, hear, and experience new things. But can old dogs learn new tricks? Pema Chödrön has the answer.

 

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If you could actually see what you do with your mind, and see its effect on your life, what would that look like? Watch as Pema Chödrön shares a fitting image.

 

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At the beginning of a meditation session, it can be helpful to check in with your mind before you begin. See where you’re at right now. To find yourself in the present moment, it can help if you run through a series of questions to help you...

Most of us are enmeshed in the world, and we get lost very easily in the stuff of life. A daily practice is very useful to keep reminding you, to keep pulling you back and waking you up again, giving you a chance to see how you got lost the day...

When I was little, I liked to accompany my master Xiao Yao when he occasionally visited other monasteries on official business or to see old friends, which could last for days or sometimes even weeks. All the places we visited had a temple...

In many ways, human anger is a treasure. The Greeks called it the “moral emotion” because they noted that animals did not possess it; animals, the Greeks observed, got aggressive and showed fight or flight reactivity. They did not get angry....

Begin by bringing the attention of your mind and heart to the presence of someone who is having a difficult time. You may choose a friend, relative, or someone you feel close to.

Open your heart and mind to this person.

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