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Letting Go of Everything

I got an email from an old surfer friend who watched the video about driving I posted on the homepage of PeaceInRelationships.com. He said that his conversion from an offensive driver to a “let it go” driver saved him unnecessary conflict and anger. My friend’s comment got […]

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The Meaning of [My] Life

The Meaning of [My] Life

The Universe has been conspiring lately to help me realize what the meaning of my life is. It started a few months ago when I posted a Beautiful Blogger Quotation from Broadblogs. I followed this post with a corollary I came up with. After starting Bloggers for […]

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Being in Love with Love

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The “I Need Your Love” Myth

The boys have the week off, so we decided to go to my parent’s cabin in Tahoe. After inviting 3 other families to join us and confirming the dates with my mom, I almost screamed when I found out a few days before departing that my mom […]

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I Sing the Body Electric

The Universe sends us as many mirrors as we need to see ourselves in ALL our beauty. #compassion — Kozo Hattori (@everydaygurus) November 29, 2013 Just got back from an intense weekend at Interchange Counseling Institute. This month we are focusing on Shame and Love, so on […]

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Lesson on Being Human from a 3 Year Old

I know it is a cliche to say that we learn as much from our children as they learn from us, but 3 year old Fox is different. From a very early age, we called him the “Little Buddha,” not just because he looked like a Buddha–large […]

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What Not To Think About While Meditating

What Not To Think About While Meditating

Don’t think of a pink elephant. Sorry to to do that to you, but I just wanted to prove a point: It is very difficult to NOT THINK of anything. Some of us try to not think while meditating, but this never seems to work out. So […]

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Google Search for Compassion: Meng Tan Interview

I like to call Chade-Meng Tan, author of the New York Times bestseller Search Inside Yourself, the most connected man on earth. He is part of the cultural fabric at Google. His current job description is, “Enlighten minds, open hearts, create world peace.” Yet, Meng’s connections go […]

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Compassion For Courage: Dr. Rick Hanson

Dr. Rick Hanson, author of the New York Times best seller Hardwiring Happiness, is one of my favorite teachers. Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Hanson for The Compassion Interviews Series. This interview was one of the most enjoyable, enlightening, and useful interviews I have […]

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Label Me A Loving Abuser

Label Me A Loving Abuser

My 6 year old son would not get out of bed until 7:45 this morning. We have to leave for school at 8:15. Then he wouldn’t eat his eggs since he was distracted by his Pokemon cards, so I threw the cards in the garbage. This is […]

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