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Pyramid Meditation Timer (Cherry)

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Brocade Altar/Shrine Cloth

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Garnet Mandala Earrings

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Sandalwood Mala

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Soulful Spirit Mantras (2 CD Set)


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December 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.

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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.

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On practice

buddha with orchidThe science of lovingkindness
by Bodhipaksa

In the west, mindfulness meditation is the best-known and most intensely researched form of Buddhist practice, but a steadily increaseing body of scientific knowledge is revealing the powerful benefits of lovingkindness (metta) meditation. Bodhipaksa summarizes some recent findings

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spider webA living web of gratitude
by Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

When you say “thank you” to someone, it’s a small moment with big ripples: a confirmation of a deep and wonderful truth, that we all depend on each other, that we are all joined — across dinner tables and across the world — in a web whose threads are innumerable acts of giving.

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roadSampajañña: unraveling lifelong habits with mindfulness
by Sunada

It’s not enough simply to be in the moment. We need to have an awareness of time as well — where we have been, where we’re going, seeing cause and effect. This quality, called sampajañña, means being there for ourselves over the long haul, and never giving up on ourselves, Sunada reminds us.

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-A Buddhist’s perspective on biblical ways to love
by Saddhamala

Buddhist consultant and coach Saddhamala recently came across a list of ways to show love and was inspired to write this article giving her personal perspective on ten biblical suggestions for ways to show people you love them.

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broken vaseLearning to love the flaws
by Bodhipaksa

Imagine if we could consistently see a person not as static and fixed, but as a process — if we could, at least in our imagination — see that person evolving. Bodhipaksa introduces a brief meditation to help us appreciate the fluidity of our lives. It might just change your life.

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angry angelGetting rid of resentment
by Bodhipaksa

Holding onto resentment is like eating rat poison and waiting for the rat to die.

And yet we still do it.

So how do we stop? Bodhipaksa offers some suggestions.

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asking questionsAsking questions in order to become a good listener
by Rick Hanson, PhD

“You learn more by listening than by talking,” Rick Hanson’s dad used to say. But how do we learn to be good listeners? Dr. Hanson offers some simple tips to help us connect with others through asking questions.

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Book reviews

gratitude“One Minute Mindfulness” by Donald Altman

There’s a growing trend toward books that emphasize the benefits of minutes — or even moments — of mindfulness.

Bodhipaksa welcomes the latest manifestation of this trend, in the form of Donald Altman’s One Minute Mindfulness.

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gratitude“Relax: 6 Techniques to Lower Your Stress” by Dan Goleman

Dan Goleman’s latest book is, as you might expect from the title, about stress and how to relax. It offers six guided practices intended to help develop a sense of ease, relaxation, and wellbeing.

For people who are stressed and who want simple exercises that help them to develop greater relaxation, Bodhipaksa’s assessment is that this is an excellent program.

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gratitude“Now I Know That Silly Hopes and Fears Will Just Make Wrinkles on My Face” by Sally Devorsine

This lovely Buddhist-inspired children’s book has been test-driven by Bodhipaksa’s five-year-old daughter, and found to be engaging and illuminating. It deals with the way that our own thoughts can multiply or even cause suffering, and how mindful awareness can free us from the tyrrany of our “storylines.”

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