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Start planning for a peaceful holiday season with these 10 tips

Most of my friends here in the US have been rolling their eyes about the Christmas decorations that have been in stores for weeks already, long before Halloween arrived on October 31. It does seem odd to see fake, glittery Christmas trees standing out like awkward newcomers at a party for leaf rakes, chrysanthemums, and […]

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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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Start your own personal peace project with these five steps

If we are afraid to touch our suffering, we will not be able to realize the path of peace, joy, and liberation. —Thich Nhat Hanh The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching Many of us worry about wars, terrorism, and violent crime. And we might think we have to join the Peace Corps or the United […]

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The Peaceful Planet Guide to Great Sex

Seems some of you are wondering whether people who make a commitment to a peaceful, compassionate sort of life have sex. Quick answer: of course they do. Or maybe they don’t. Maybe they wish they did but don’t or…who knows? Like anything, it’s a personal thing. But what is sex like if you’re trying to […]

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Peaceful isn’t passive: 7 tips for speaking up

Sometimes, keeping our mouths shut only serves ourselves and our own fears. Silently watching someone jump off a cliff—or putting up with someone’s poor treatment of us or watching another get hurt without doing anything just isn’t useful much less compassionate. Whether we speak up or not and how is a choice. We might not […]

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