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The Decadence of Persecuting Deviance

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.30.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Inquisitions to current day intolerant extremists, life and resources are wasted with perverted extravagance. Difference and deviance have become the most frequently employed rationale to persecute, punish and kill.

3 Steps to Happiness

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

Prayer can be a time of healing and recalibration. It can be a time for doubts and concerns. It can be a time when you reaffirm what you really believe is important, what you want to do with your life. The big thing is that it gives you the chance to choose the light every day.

The Lesson Of The Needle

Aimee Heckel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
Aimee Heckel

What -- or who -- is living underneath my own skin? As I sit, I wonder. It could be my own Michelangelo angel. An octopus. A tree. Beneath my skin could be a flower, a lion, a snake. A demon.

5 Proven Strategies for Releasing Negative Thoughts

Michael J. Formica | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael J. Formica

We create our experience by virtue of how we are thinking about a particular situation, good, bad or indifferent. What's important to bear in mind is that if we can think ourselves in, we can always think ourselves out.

Smiling Into Summer: Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts
Jill Lynne

A bit bittersweet, this is the final exhibition at the familiar uptown Whitney - located in the Marcel Breuer building on Madison Avenue. It heralds its upcoming move down to the West Village/Meat Packing District (WV/MPD) - where the larger structure on Gansevoort Street - overlooks the Hudson River.

6 Steps to Mindfully Tune the Instrument of Self

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

Mindfulness improves your capacity to be reflective and receptive. Being reflective gives you access to information in your unconscious that's hidden from your conscious mind. It lets you receive subtle communications to help you live with more happiness, energy and grace.

Talk to Monkeys: Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.07.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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The Search for Anti-Mentors

William Irvine | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
William Irvine

In my previous post, I explained what mentors are and how they differ from teachers and coaches. I also said that we 21st century Stoics will be on th...

A Great Moment: Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 06.27.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Sounds of One Hand Clapping

Francis Levy | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

The "Tibet and India Buddhist Traditions and Transformations" show at the Met has just closed. But the writing was or, if we thinking in terms of tim...

These Gorgeous Book Sculptures Are Leaving Us Speechless

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts

Sculpting a lifelike image out of clay or stone sounds like so great a challenge we can barely grasp it. But rendering such a likeness from a pile of ...

The Art of Nothingness

Daniel Levine | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel Levine

My friend is freshly divorced. Mia is young and beautiful, and the wedding was a lavish celebration of their love. The marriage itself was quite short...

#LowSelfies: A New Healing Strategy for the Insecure

Anneli Rufus | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Anneli Rufus

In my new book, Unworthy: How to Stop Hating Yourself, I call self-loathing a secret epidemic. One thing about us, the afflicted: We don't take selfie...

Be Generous: Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

Get free daily doodles at www.BuddhaDoodles.com...

Celebrity Collector: Alysia Reiner

Reyne Haines | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

Actress Alysia Reiner took time out of her busy filming schedule to talk with me about the Season 2 debut of Orange is the New Black, an upcoming film she is developing, and her passion for collecting.

For Me? I Don't Think So: Saying No to Unwanted Gifts

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary-Lou Stephens

Just because you are a good person who practices empathy and compassion doesn't mean you're a doormat. If someone tries to dump their negativity on you remember the problem is not yours unless you choose to accept it.

Just a Thought: Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.16.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

Did you know that when you subscribe to the daily doodle email, you get access to discounts and new releases at my online gift shop not listed anywh...

Celebrating The Birth Of The Buddha

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.13.2014 | Religion

What do you get for the man who has attained perfect enlightenment? That depends on where in the world you are celebrating. Buddha's birthday, kno...

Right Now (Buddha Doodle)

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.13.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Follow the Cryptik Movement

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The artist known as Cryptik doesn't want you to focus on the idea of the cult of personality, rather the message that we are all a united people, a collective consciousness of peoples moving in similar paths intertwined for purpose.

3 Brilliant Gratitude Quotes to Boost Your Mood!

Susie Moore | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Most of us spend so much of the time thinking about what we lack. Ironically, the more we focus on what we do not have, the more we stay there. Human beings are powerful magnets and attract what they think about. Do you feel abundant or as if you are lacking? They create very different thought spirals.

Making Better, More Purposeful Choices

davidji | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

"All living beings have actions (Karma) as their own, their inheritance, their congenital cause, their kinsman, their refuge. It is Karma that diffe...

For the Love of God, Would Somebody Please Explain To Me The Essential Difference(s) Between Tantra, Vedanta, Buddhism, and A Course in Miracles?

Ira Israel | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Ira Israel

I've often been taught that there is "One mountain... many paths" and I teach that everyone must find the individual tools that work for him or her in correspondence with his or her personal paradigms.

British Tourist Faces Deportation For Buddha Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion

Naomi Coleman was arrested at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for "hurting others' religious feelings" with her arm tattoo, which depicts Buddha se...

Why Buddhist Meditation Can't Solve All Our Problems

Ted Cadsby | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Ted Cadsby

Our muddling is forever constant because the human condition is a predicament to be continually managed, not a problem to be fixed or solved.