The Wisdom of Buddha

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Siddhartha Gautama, who would one day become known as Buddha (“enlightened one” or “the awakened”), lived in Nepal during the 6th to 4th century B.C. While scholars agree that he did in fact live, the events of his life are still debated. According to the most widely known story of his life, after experimenting with […]

Your Mind Is What Your Brain Does for a Living

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Your Mind Is What Your Brain Does for a Living: Learn How to Make It Work for You by Steven Jay Fogel Your default programming–the automatic choices all of us make in life without even noticing–can sabotage you, but you can learn to interrupt your self-defeating behavior and make better choices. Readers will take away step-by-step advice […]

Living, Loving and Learning

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I truly feel that if there is, in this world, one person whom we can touch totally, unabashedly and unashamedly, we will never die of loneliness. One person! Someone you can go to and lay it on the line with, who will listen. Some you don’t have to hide from. Someone to whom you can […]

Life Without Goals

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I’ve lived my entire life without goals.  And for most of it, I felt slightly guilty about having no goals. Whenever I read or heard of people working hard and in a focused manner towards their goals, I wanted to imitate them. I made a Mission Statement – but it had no focus about what I […]

Taking Turns With The Gardening

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Recently, out of curiosity, I watched a BBC documentary on Carla Bruni Sarkozy. I’m not going to make any comments about her, but I was struck by something she said about her marriage. Quoting a poet, she said : “In any good marriage, one partner is the gardener and the other is the garden. We […]

Looking Within

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Looking within, am I willing to even attempt that? I said ‘attempt’ because it’s not always easy to do this. It’s so much easier to spend time on a whole lot of stuff that keeps me busy and prevents me from spending time with my soul. What stops me from looking within? Am I afraid […]