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Green Tara Statue

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Om Mani Padme Hum Door Plaque

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Turquoise Bodhi Leaf Earrings

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Himalayan Crystal Mala


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October 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to Wildmind’s latest monthly meditation newsletter. You’re receiving this email because you subscribed to our newsletter mailing list. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions at the end of this email.

Online classes now registering

meditatingFeeling ready to invest in your own health and well-being? Want to make the effort to grow in a new direction? And begin feeling more at ease with yourself and your world?

You can learn how with Wildmind’s meditation courses. They’re all personally guided by an experienced meditation teacher who provides ongoing feedback and support.

Click here to learn more about our online courses

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Boston

sunadaStressed about money, work, family or relationships? Living with chronic pain or illness, depression, anxiety, or other medical conditions? Feel like there's never enough time, and things are out of control?

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) helps you discover your natural capacity for ease and confidence.

This 8-week course in the Boston area, is led by Sunada, a Certified Life Coach who received her professional training in MBSR at the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical Center.

Click here to learn more about Sunada's MBSR course

On practice

When metta doesn’t mean “love”
by Sunada

The word metta is often translated as lovingkindness, or even love, but this can be misleading, Sunada says.

Sometimes, no matter what you do, you’re not going to like someone. But we can still wish, she says, for that person’s well-being and happiness.

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meditating in a windowA thousand thoughts of love
by Juko Tina Jay

A Buddhist practitioner known as Juko has, for many months, been sending thoughts of lovingkindness out into the world, using the microblogging service, Twitter. Here's a collection of her beautiful and loving utterances.

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gratitudeHow to see people, not just our reactions to them
by Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

When we encounter someone, usually the mind automatically slots the person into a category. This leads to us, in various ways, not treating people as people. How can we learn to see people, and not just our thought and feeling about them?

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gratitudeWhat makes someone a Buddhist?
by Bodhipaksa

From time to time Bodhipaksa gets emails from people who wonder how to become a Buddhist, or wondering if it’s OK for them to call themselves a Buddhist.

Here, Wildmind’s founder sheds some light on what it is that makes a Buddhist a Buddhist.

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workMindfulness: how to bring it to work
by Saddhamala

Most of us spend 35 or more (sometimes many more!) hours working each week. Bringing more mindfulness into our working hours can be a powerful way to develop focus, improve our communication, reduce stress, and feel more confident. Saddhamala gives us 20 pointers to putting mindfulness to work.

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gratitudeA little calmness goes a long way
by Bodhipaksa

Multitasking has been shown to make us less efficient, and to bring about a kind of “pseudo Attention Deficit Disorder” that leaves us restless and unable to focus. So why do we do it?

Or, perhaps more importantly, how can we stop doing it?

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gratitudeMaking wise decisions
by Vishvapani

Decisions shape our lives, but psychologists say we are remarkably bad at making them.

In learning to make good decisions, we could usefully look at the Buddha’s teaching to an Indian clan who found themselves baffled in the face of competing spiritual paths.

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Book reviews

gratitude“Hand Wash Cold” by Karen Maezin Miller

Danamaya was delighted to receive a review copy of a new book on bringing practice into daily life, but found herself wondering, as she worked her way through Hand Wash Cold, are we there yet?

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gratitude“Ten Thousand Joys and Ten Thousand Sorrows” by Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle

Hoblitzelle writes movingly about how she and her husband dealt with his deterioriation through Alzheimer's disease with the help of their Buddhist practice. At a time when dementia has reached epidemic proportions, there is a great need for such a book. But, Vidhuma, wonders, just how much of the Hoblitzelle's story is applicable to ordinary families?

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