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What Dogs Can Teach Us

Our canine friends bring so much to our lives. In addition to their loyal companionship, they can also teach us many valuable life lessons. Here are five key things we can learn from dogs:


 

The Mindful Approach to Hardship

Whether you are facing a minor setback or a serious problem, the approach towards it is the same. Taking a mindful look at the situation instead of relying on worry.

 

3 Simple Ways to Transform Thoughts

When you can’t change the world – change your thoughts! Here are three simple ways to see beyond challenges and focus on the goodness that surrounds us each day.

 

Clearing Old Energy From a New Home Before You Move In

People influence the various energies found in physical structures. The longer people live in a building, the more the energies within conform to those people. 

 

Cultivating Self-Compassion

Without self-compassion, the depths of our compassion are inherently limited.

 

5 Ways Being Vegetarian Can Enhance Your Spiritual Practice

Vegetarianism and veganism have often gone hand in hand with spirituality. Here are some ways that not eating meat can help to enhance your spiritual practice

 

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Inspiring Chinese Proverb – The Best Time To Plant A Tree Was 20 Years Ago, The Second Best Time Is Now

Sometimes ancient proverbs seem like they were written for today, not thousands of years ago. 

 

6 Tips for Staying Creative, Motivated and Inspired

If we could bottle creativity, motivation and inspiration, we'd be rich beyond measure. However, these six tips can help anyone to tap into natural reserves of these energies more and more of the time.

 

7 Life Lessons From the Ocean

Wisdom in the waves – be free, be bold, and be beautiful.

 

Nothing to Fear

And what is fear of need but need itself? – Kahlil Gibran

 

Gems of Wisdom from the Dragonfly

When a dragonfly appears, it could be a sign that positive change is imminent. Let dragonfly remind you to see things as clearly as possible, be more flexible, see past the surface and connect with more substantial truths.

 

Walking A Mile In Their Shoes - Great Quotes On Empathy

Any intelligent discussion on humanity will, at some point, deal with the importance of truly empathizing with others to understand them completely. Here are a few notable quotes on the subject

 

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3 Ways to Create Mental Balance

This Zen visualization is a great exercise for observing inner balance. When we rush too often and talk too much, this equilibrium is disturbed. Fortunately, there are simple ways to steady our minds once again.

 

How Yoga Helps the Body, Mind, and Spirit

Many people begin a yoga practice to improve their physical health only to find, after time, that their lives have been enriched in many other ways.

 

Yoga Sutras: Five States of Mind

The fifth yoga sutra describes five different modifications of our mental state. All movements of consciousness can be divided into these five fluctuations of the mind. They are correct knowledge, illusion, delusion, sleep and memory. 

 

10 Ways To Relax in 10 Minutes or Less

If you don’t have a full afternoon (or even a full hour) to find some peaceful alone time, these ten-minute-or-less tips can help you move a bit closer towards mental and physical relaxation. Why not read through our list, and try one now?

 

Women of Yoga: Indra Devi

It becomes necessary to learn how to clear the mind of all clouds, to free it of all useless ballast and debris by dismissing the burden of too much concern with material things.

 

The Five Senses in Yoga

Instead of searching for information from the outside world, in yoga, we strive to turn our senses inward, even when we are doing active, vigorous poses.