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What's carrying you? The Practice: Lived by love. Why? Feeling both the world and myself these days, one phrase keeps calling: lived by love. Explicitly, this means coming from love in a broad sense, from compassion, good intentions, self-control, warmth, finding what’s to like, caring, connecting, and kindness. Implicitly, and more...

What's in your mind? The Practice: Be mind full of good. Why? It's kind of amazing: right now, what you think and feel, enjoy and suffer, is changing your brain. The brain is the organ that learns, designed by evolution to be changed by our experiences: what scientists call...

Are you seeing this? The Practice: Be Amazed. Why? As we move into 2019, here are my top five inner practices for helping this year be a good one for you and others (click the links to see the first four): Drop the stone Let it flow ...

Finding common ground with every person – especially those you fear or are angry with or who are simply very different from you – builds bridges among us, widens circles, and allows us to live together in peace....

Are You Growing? The Practice: Learn As You Go Why? I was recently asked about my top five inner practices for 2019, and here they are: Drop the stone Let it flow Learn as you go “Us” all “thems” Be amazed By “learn as you go,” I mean that each...

Is it stuck? The Practice:  Let It Flow Why? I think there are five key things we can do inside ourselves to be happier, stronger, wiser, and more loving this year: Drop the stone Let it flow Learn as you go “Us” all “thems” Be Amazed   My previous JOT explored the...

Is it heavy? The Practice:  Drop the Stone Why? As we begin a new year for many people, it’s natural to consider how to make it a good one. Besides taking action in the outer world – from fixing a dripping faucet to feeding every child – we can...

Each year I use an issue of the Just One Thing newsletter to offer Twelve Good Things. I think they're really wonderful, and worth your attention....

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