Life Lessons From My First Car

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Finding happiness by loving life like a used car: AS IS

Paring Down

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When we need a mindfulness bell to bring us back to the essentials, paring down is that bell for Leo Babauta. Here’s how.

New York Knicks: Chasing Ghosts in the Garden or Trying to Find Their Zen Garden?

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David Chmiel examines the current state of the NY Knicks, where Phil Jackson stirs fading memories of the team’s glorious past with a team not built for the future.

Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers

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Wabi-sabi isn’t anything new — it dates all the way back to the 12th century. But with the help of Leonard Koren’s book, Jesse Kornbluth demonstrates its uses in the world today.

Wash Your Bowl

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It’s about mindfulness, about completing what we started, about being present in all we do instead of rushing to the next activity.

How To Breathe

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Life moves pretty fast. Leo Babauta offers you a minute to catch your breath.

Zen and the Art of Beer League Hockey

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For Terry Lancaster, happiness is getting lost in the flow of playing hockey.

The Sublime Power of a Great Massage

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A great massage will expunge your troubles and let your soul soar in delight and satisfaction, and that is a good thing indeed

It’s About to Get All Zen Up in This Place!

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The air we breath together transmits the sounds that can join us in the moment. Is this Zen?

The Habit Action List

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There are a ton of people who read self-improvement blogs and books, but never put them into action. This is how to take those first steps.

The Myth and False Lesson of Independence

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Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?

Recipe for a Flat Stomach

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How to put down the beer, and pick up a barbell.

50 Ways to Be Romantic on the Cheap

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The author gives advice to men in relationships on how to keep things sexy on a budget.

Boredom Is A Choice

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A young man suggests that a table’s boring and there’s nothing he can do about it.

Why We Should Always Speak Our Truths

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Movement maverick Wolfgang Brolley shares the lessons he learned from his spiritual pilgrimage.

The Suffering of Our Privilege

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Cameron Conaway suffered from a few days of culture shock when he arrived in Thailand, and a few months of it when he arrived back home to Pennsylvania.