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Work, Sex and Money -- The Dharma of Everyday Living

David Nichtern | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

For me to be able to present a workshop based on early mindfulness teachings is a big thrill. The material at the time was so juicy, and it still is. It's about making everyday life the root of your dharma practice, not just incidental events that happen while you're trying to get enlightened.

Raising Power And Energy To Meet The Challenge Of Living

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

Maybe we can mix some of the wisdom our ancient cultures with our unprecedented modern knowledge and create the ground for happiness and fulfillment in our lives.

The Importance Of Scheduling Your 'You' Moments

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

There are so many time-stealers these days. Here in New York, people are moving so fast that they are almost flying through the streets. But where are we really going?

Modern Buddhism: Language and Culture in a Shrinking World

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

Language is translatable but we also have to be aware of the subtle shades of meaning, beyond literal translation, that cultural settings impart.

Gradual Versus Sudden Enlightenment

David Nichtern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Nichtern

In training ourselves through meditation, it is very practical to start with mindfulness practice to pull the mind in from a habitual state of distraction into a focused and clear state.

Yoga: Drip, Drip, The Bucket Fills

Cyndi Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cyndi Lee

My teacher, Gelek Rimpoche, always says -- "Drip, drip, drip, the bucket fills." He means that if we meditate a little bit everyday, eventually our mind and heart shift toward more kindness and clarity.

Art of Attention: How Has Yoga Influenced You?

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

When we're attentive, our interior environment resonates as easeful exterior experiences.