meditation

Find your peace in 2012

How are you doing with your New Year resolutions? Did you make any? Quit smoking, get fit, spend more time with the family. Lose weight, get out of debt, quit drinking. Get more creative, be more productive, set better goals or no goals, do what you love, make X number of sales, win that promotion. [...]

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The Zen of scratching your ass

Your breathing slows, thoughts scatter into nonsense, and tension seeps out of your tired body. Finally. Sleep. You sigh and sink deeper into the pillow and turn your face a little to the side. Finally, you breathe, as you drift off. Someone’s knocking at the door. Or is it the window? A drip, drip, drip [...]

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The law of attraction in action: survey says!

Since I had no idea what to expect from the Peaceful Planet Reader Survey, I was a little surprised with some of the results at first. But after a little thinking, I’m not so surprised after all. When I started Peaceful Planet back in May of 2010, I made a conscious decision about a few [...]

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You can’t be bad at meditation: here’s why

Four times today, as I browsed through blog comments and scanned Facebook posts, I saw comments like  “I am bad at meditating” or “I’m bad with meditation” or “I’m just no good at it.” It’s not the first time I’ve seen or heard things like that. I’ve also heard people say they’re “good” at meditating. [...]

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Sweet Dreams: 15 Tips For Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Thou hast no figures nor no fantasies/Which busy care draws in the brains of men;/Therefore thou sleep’st so sound. —William Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar Some of us are convinced that we can train our bodies to function just fine on four or five hours of sleep. I’ve even known people who think it’s a sign of [...]

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