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About Matthew Killorin

I'm a wellness consultant and also an advocate for non-profit arts projects and human/animal rights. Interested in all types of art, movies, science, writing, and exploring new places.

Buddhist monk offers five steps to mindfulness

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Sharing a most helpful article from Mindful.org on how to cultivate mindfulness.

Well-known Buddhist teacher and author, Thich Nhat Hanh,  offers a simple, but profound, guide to becoming more mindful. (See link below.)

Let me know what you think 🙂

“Mindfulness is the energy that helps us recognize the conditions of happiness that are already present in our lives. You don’t have to wait ten years to experience this happiness. It is present in every moment of your daily life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Source: Five Steps to Mindfulness – Mindful

What are medicinal mushrooms?

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Passing along an interesting article on a food you might not give much thought to – mushrooms.

The info comes to us from the folks at MNN. 

Angela Nelson has compiled a host of facts about mushrooms with amazing properties. (See link below.)

Let me know what you think 🙂

Over the last few years, we’ve had several “foods of the moment,” including turmeric, chia seeds and beets. But more recently, medicinal mushrooms seem to be the latest inductee to the list, thanks to their numerous science-based health benefits, from reducing inflammation to destroying cancer cells and boosting immune response.” – Angela Nelson

Source: Medicinal mushrooms are the new turmeric | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Breathtaking landscape photography

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Thanks to amazing photographer Johannes Hulsch!

Dramatic Cliffs of Moher.

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Melting.

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Spring is on the way.

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Paddling into a new adventure. /w @rawmeyn (let's bring him to the next 100k) 🤙

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Cute Alert: This story of a stray dog that “joined” a monastery will make your day

 

(Photo: Kasper Mariusz Kaproń Ofm)

Is this an adorable little dog or what? 🙂

Thanks to Mary Jo DiLonardo at MNN for the story. (See link below.)

“The newest member of a Franciscan monastery in Cochabamba, Bolivia, is an adopted Schnauzer named Carmelo.” – Mary Jo DiLonardo

Source: Stray dog ‘joins’ Bolivian monastery | MNN – Mother Nature Network