Archive for the compassion Category

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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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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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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Accidentally Insulting Adyashanti

This has been quite a month. From getting blindsided by Marianne Williamson to being empowered by Thich Nhat Hanh, I can’t remember a time in my life so full of growth and discomfort. And the hits keep coming… Last weekend, I attended a day-long retreat with Adyashanti. […]

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Money and Compassion

I’m starting a new series called The Compassion Interviews, where I interview some of the most compassionate people I can find. The series kicks off with Dr. James Doty, founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University. In […]

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Powerful Compassion with Thich Nhat Hanh

Last week, Thich Nhat Hahn spoke to a sold out crowd at Stanford University as a part of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education’s (CCARE) Conversations on Compassion series. I once heard Thich Nhat Hanh described as “a cloud, a butterfly, and a bulldozer.” […]

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A Morning of Clarity

Hey Peacemakers, I’m back from the 10 day meditation retreat. Here is a video about something I experienced at the retreat. I know posting a long video to youtube is an act full of ego, but I believe that this vision needs to be shared. If you […]

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