GRATITUDE IS A KEY ATTRIBUTE OF MANAGING STRESS: November 26, 2018

“Begin and end your meditations with a simple ritual. For example, I begin each meditation by lighting a candle while stating an intention. I then pay respect to my teachers and ancestors by calling out their names. I end with a gratitude prayer dedicating the merit of my good intentions to all sentient beings throughout…

BE INCLUSIVE BY MAKING GRATITUDE A PRACTICE: November 24, 2018

“Each day, as often as you can, be grateful! Be grateful for small things and large things, beautiful things and ugly things, good things and bad things, many things and no things. Notice the miracles in your life and celebrate them, then offer your peaceful feelings to all sentient beings throughout the world. Make gratitude…

GRATITUDE IS A KEY COMPONENT OF MINDFULNESS: November 23, 2018

“Instead of removing judgments, create positive judgments. Try compassion, gratitude, humility, patience, and forgiveness. ‘What else?’ I don’t believe in emptying the mind. I believe in filling the mind with hope, inspiration, and courage. Better than noise is silence; better than silence is melody. Melody for the mind is hope, inspiration, and courage.” Amit Sood,…

HAPPY THANKSGIVING: November 22, 2018

I am grateful body, mind and soul in every aspect of my being, AND FOR EVERY LIFE THAT LIVES, BREATHES AND HAS ITS BEING. Whatever is meant for evil empowers us with good. Nothing can forsake the goodness of Spirit. Nothing is greater than Love, the absolute good, in whose image and likeness we are…

GRATITUDE WASHES AWAY ANGER: November 19, 2018

“There are two ways our bodies develop immunity to a virus: either by infection or by immunization. If what hurt you didn’t break you, consider it a flu shot. It was painful and perhaps caused fever, but it has helped you develop the requisite immunity so you don’t get the full-blown flu. Everyone who has…