The energy of compassion – Thich Nhat Hahn

The energy of compassion – Thich Nhat Hahn

We often use distractions in order not to face our pain, our fears; the practice of mindfulness and concentration can generate an energy that recognizes the inner pain and provides comfort in the same way as a mother would comfort her crying baby. “Hello my little pain. I know you are there and I will take good care of you”. The mother does not know which is the reason for her baby to cry but...

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My advice to parents? Listen, listen, listen to your children!

Sloyu interviews Eline Snel, a life devoted to the teaching of mindfulness and the soul of “Mindfulness Matters”, an innovative method to train children in the practice of mindfulness. “Quiet and Still as a Frog”, the book she has published to encourage the practice of mindfulness in the family setting, has been published in 27 countries so far. Interview with Eline Snel When was...

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The Journey

The Journey

Life is a jorney we are not always eager to start, a jorney that sometimes worries us, maybe even scares us and palalyzes us… until one day we know what we have to do, and we begin. Mary Oliver, North American poet, explains this felling beautifully in “the Journey” The Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting...

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Feeling lost?… Stand Still

In an everyday fastest world it is very easy to speed our path to match it to the flow of events, news and constant innovation, loosing the connection with our real interests and vital goals. If you want to go back to yourself… Sand still. Lost Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger,...

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