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If someone has a problem with you, it’s their issue…right?

In an effort to restore and reclaim our sanity, a lot of us are realizing that other people’s anger and negativity has absolutely nothing to do with us. You’ve probably seen graphics and quotes going around on social media that say stuff like If someone has a problem with you, remember, it’s their issue. Don’t [...]

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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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Finding your peace: 10 tips for tough times

Have you ever been in an impossible situation you thought you’d never get out of? Ever feel loaded down with problems that never end? How about totally down in the dumps, lost, scared, hurt, abandoned, bummed out, miserable, and totally depressed? I have. I know what the inside of that deep, dark cave looks like, [...]

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Let go of judgment: five tips for letting love in

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing, and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. –Rumi We humans categorize, name, and label things to make sense of the world: clouds are white, the sun is warm, dogs are furry, crackers are crunchy, roses emit an odor. We attach names to things and group them [...]

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Declutter Your Mind: 3 Tips For More Peace

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. —Ralph Waldo Emerson I crave peace. I like happiness too, and I’m often happy, but my primary goal is peace. I see happiness as periodic episodes, not as a state of mind or emotion that’s ongoing and steady. If I’m peaceful—neither high nor low, just nice and steady—those [...]

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