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  • We need to know the facts: is the stove turned off, do I have health insurance, does my partner love me, are the people who work for me getting the job done? We also need to know our values: what is fair, decent, good, and proper....

  • What can you do when you're shaken? Find your ground. It's clear that we all need a place to stand. A physical place to be sure - hearth and home, land and sea, a bed to curl up in - but also psychological or spiritual places, such as feeling loved, a calm clear center inside...

  • What can you do when there’s nothing you can do? Love Someone. Sometimes something happens. Perhaps your cat takes a turn for the worse, there’s a money problem, or it’s on a larger scale: maybe there’s been an election and you’re grappling with its...

  • What do you do when the bottom falls out? Take heart. By "taking heart," I mean several related things: Sensing your heart and chest, finding encouragement in what is good both around you and inside you, resting in your own warmth, compassion, and ...

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  •   Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, “Play and Practice.” More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here....

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  • What does your heart say? The Practice Choose to Love Why Many years ago, I was in a significant relationship in which the other person started doing things that surprised and hurt me. I’ll preserve the privacy here so I won’t be concrete, but it......

  • Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, “Self-Consciousness and Self-Awareness.” More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here....

  • Images that capture the magic and wonder of the natural world are always a great source of "good" to take in. Therefore, I direct you to the results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2016: American photographer Tim Laman with his image of a young orangutan...

  • Is anyone being pushed around? The Practice Stand up to bullies. Why Humans are the most social species on the planet. Most of us spend most of our lives working, eating, sleeping, and playing in groups that range in size from two people all the......

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Author of Being Peace and Understanding Our Mind

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Professor, University of Oxford, author of Mindfulness

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Author of Women's Comfort Book

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Author of Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

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-Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Author of The Hormone Cure

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