Tag Archives: inspiration

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

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

Gratitude Prayer, Affirmations and Quotes Images – BayArt

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This  is great.

Deniz Yalim has shared her favorite daily gratitude affirmations, which you can see at the link below.

“Gratitude affirmations reminding yourself of all the wonderful things you have in your life is a great way to start your day. Repeating aloud these affirmations will result in giving you the energy you need for the day.” – Deniz Yalim

Source: Gratitude Prayer, Affirmations and Quotes Images – BayArt

More than book smarts: 9 types of intelligence everyone should know

Here’s a thought-provoking article from Lim Kairen (at Lifehack.org) about the nature of intelligence. (See link below.)

“Nine Types of Intelligence That Would Change The Way You Perceive Intelligence Forever” – Lim Kairen

Source: Everyone Is Talented In Their Own Way: The 9 Types Of Intelligence You Should Know

16 Inspiring Meditation Quotes

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Whether you have a long-time meditation practice or you’re just beginning, these inspiring quotes offer timeless wisdom. (See link below.)

Thanks to Deniz Yalım 🙂

“I gathered essential insights from 16 different meditation teachers. Each quote is a meditation in itself.” – Deniz Yalım

Source: 16 Meditation Quotes That Will Change The Way Meditation Vibrates Inside You | BayArt