Four ways meditation can help you figure out what you want out of dating

November 7, 2014

wildmind meditation newsLodro Rinzler, Bustle: We’ve all been there. That blind set up/Tinder match/person you flirted with briefly at the party shows up for your first official date and, lo and behold, they’re not at all who you think they were. They represented themselves so badly, so dishonestly, that when you met them you thought they were:

  • charming
  • a successful entrepreneur
  • good looking
  • sharp as a tack

In the light of day, they are:

  • oddly racist
  • trying to come up with “the next big app idea” out of their mom’s garage
  • smelly
  • dull

In today’s dating world, most people do not represent themselves authentically. When …

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The latest singles pick-up spot: Buddhist temples

October 19, 2012

RocketNews24, Japan: Most people go to Shinto shrines several times a year, like for New Years or to make a special wish or prayer, like before a job interview. But with Buddhist temples, it’s usually just for tourism and funerals – not that frequently, basically. But wait! Temples are transforming these days, more and more using their halls for activities such as yoga classes, group date venues (‘gou-kon‘ in Japanese – group dinners with single men and women, seeking potential mates), and even as concert venues!

The idea to use temples as group date venues came from the observation that of the people …

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