The Fly Meditation

The Fly Meditation

Outstanding short animated film about the obstacles that one can find in life or when he meditates. The real problem never comes from the outside, the real problem always comes from inner irritation. Animation by Hanjin Song, Music by Kimdongryul. Produced by the Ringling School of Art and Design. Duration: 02:47 minutos. Related articles: The 7 pillars of mindfulness...

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Thich Nhat Hanh, The four elements of Love:

Thich Nhat Hanh, The four elements of Love:

One of the wishes humans share is the wish to experience true love… but what is love exactly? Are we aware of its true nature? How can we recognize it when we see it? The four elements of Love Loving Kindness (Maitrena) To make another happy is only possible when you know how to make yourself happy. Compassion (Karuna) Understand and help transform the suffering of others is only possible when...

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The habits of happiness, Matthieu Ricard

The habits of happiness, Matthieu Ricard

Nobody wakes up in the morning looking forward to have a day of suffering… and anyway most of us cannot help our emotions, circumstances and thoughts drive us to it. Matthieu Ricard talks about happiness and the well being we feel when we change our focus and our way of thinking, when we are aware and simply observe things just as they...

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The 7 pillars of mindfulness practice

Would you like to keep a moment-by-moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment? How do you do this? Learn to live with full consciousness The first step is to start with a daily practice of meditation, observe your breath and the sensations in your body or in the environment. Another step is to practice physical exercise with consciousness on a...

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Time is our most valuable asset

In the spring of 323 BC, Alexander the Great ruled an empire that stretched from the Danube in Europe up to the snowy peaks of the Himalayas in northern India. Three Wishes of Alexander the Great Alexander the Great, after conquering many kingdoms, was returning home. On the way, he fell ill and it took him to his death bed. With death staring him in his face, Alexander realized how his...

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9 moments of Mindfulness for busy people

At the moment I am doing, here in Spain, the Stress Reduction Program (MBSR) of 8 weeks of John Kabad-Zinn. Allthough i practice meditation for years and many of the things we learn in the program are familiar to me, the MBSR course is very usefull to me. I love the practical tips and the theorical basis, but especially helpfull to me is the fact to be forced (kindly) to practice mindfulness and...

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