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The Bright Side of July: the Good Things That Happened

Happiness, hope and positive news may seem to have been in short supply during the month of July, when so many negative news items were presented. In

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Sri Mooji’s Guidance on Self-Inquiry

Mooji is a renowned spiritual teacher who is of the Advaita non-duality tradition. Here, he offers two simple yet potent exercises about self-inquiry

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The Bright Side of May: the Good Things That Happened

Positive news and happiness are so often missing from the mainstream news agendum and May is certainly no different from any other month. However,

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The Bright Side of July: the Good Things That Happened

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Happiness, hope and positive news may seem to have been in short supply during the month of July, when so many negative news items were presented. In fact, July was a great month for positivity and

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Sri Mooji’s Guidance on Self-Inquiry

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Mooji is a renowned spiritual teacher who is of the Advaita non-duality tradition. Here, he offers two simple yet potent exercises about self-inquiry that help us look and discover our true nature:

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The Bright Side of May: the Good Things That Happened

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Positive news and happiness are so often missing from the mainstream news agendum and May is certainly no different from any other month. However, May was full of optimism for those who seek it in

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Wired to Create - 10 things great artists do differently

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Discover the 10 things great artists, writers and innovators do differently. Wired to create book review.
 
Vera John-Steiner wrote in her 1985 book: Notebooks of the mind:

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What if we used cutting edge technology for social impact?

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A glance at how blockchain could help the not-for-profit sector create greater impact.
 
Have you ever heard of “blockchain?” Maybe you’ve heard of its most famous application

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The Bright Side of April: the Good Things That Happened

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April is often thought of as a month that heralds the coming of new growth and development. Full of hope, the month still had its fair share of downbeat news stories, however. What were the positive

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Sustainable Development Goals

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Sustainable development goals aim to improve the living conditions, health, education, work conditions and ecosystems of the planet both on land and at sea. What are they and how do they

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Landscape of dreams

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I play out a role as a person you see, but I am myself, thyself and a reflection of thee.
 
Search for me in the landscape of dreams, where memories play out, flowing downstream. 
There

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The Bright Side of March: the Good Things That Happened

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In a mainstream news agendum that seems to be increasingly focused on negativity, here is Ed Gould's round-up of the top nine positive news stories from the month of March. Read these heartwarming

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The Bright Side of February: The Good Things that Happened

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Among the coldest months of the year, February can appear to have little by way of happiness or positive news about it. However, the fact is that February 2018 has been a superb month from a news

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Thích Nhất Hạnh - His Life in Quotes and Teachings

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Thích Nhất Hạnh is recognised internationally as one of the most influential figures in the fields of mindfulness, meditation and Zen Buddhism. Having been ordained as a monk in 1949, Nhất Hạnh has

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WHAT IS: Ikigai

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Ikigai (pronounced Ick-ee-guy) is a concept originating from the Japanese island of Okinawa, home to the largest population of centenarians in the world. So, could finding our ikigai – our reason for

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The Bright Side: January - The Good Things That Happened

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January is often regarded as something of a downbeat month after the holiday season, with little to recommend it. However, in fact, there were plenty of positive news stories that made it into the

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Minimalism: the Simple Rules

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Minimalism is a great way to unclutter your life, gain more space, and also deal with less stress. Happiness.com's Tine Steiss shares her simple rules of minimalism, and – like the practice itself –

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The Bright Side: 2017

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When looking back over the last calendar year, it is sometimes difficult to pick out those news stories which have offered hope and happiness. There is something intrinsic about human nature that

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HOW TO: Gratitude Practices

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When we are going through tough times, or don’t feel satisfied with life, it is natural to focus on what we lack, and take the things that we do have for granted. That is a missed opportunity. How

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The Bright Side: November

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Fed up with the almost constant stream of bad or worrying news that seems to flow into your consciousness? If so, then you are not alone. The trouble is that so many important news stories are

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Buddhist Economics Could Solve Our Problems

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Economic life may be something that seems out of our control. The forces of macroeconomics can appear akin to a tsunami that individuals can do little about. And yet, even an enormous wave is made up

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The 3 Best Happiness Apps To Improve Your Well-Being

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After Apple coined and popularized the phrase "There's an app for that," and it became a bit of a running joke and an "if only" solution to all of our mobile technological woes, it's become more

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The Bright Side: October

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The news is often filled with negative headlines, depressing stories, fear, hate and an unhealthy share of scaremongering. However, in reality, there is plenty of positive news stories each month as

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The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

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"If we can see it is our agreements that rule our own life, and we don’t like the dream of our life, we need to change the agreements. When we are finally ready to change our agreements, there are

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How Writing & Teaching BDSM Brought Me Balance

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How I Went from Writing About My Sexual Fantasies to Teaching BDSM to Others
How does a single mom, newly divorced, go from zero orgasms and little sexual pleasure to living a kinky BDSM life?

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Change Perspective To Gain Happiness

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It is part of human nature to think about oneself and to focus on what is going on around us, but this perspective can lead to a false sense of priorities. How do we break out from a parochial view

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Mindfulness Teacher And Author Jack Kornfield

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Jack Kornfield is a writer, teacher and one of the leading proponents of Buddhism in the West. He has been teaching meditation across the globe for over forty years and, throughout this time, his

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Preparing for Death: What Really Matters at the End of Life

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We might not like to admit it, but death is a reality and very much a part of life. How should we handle it for the greatest chance of happiness? From an early age, we all learn that we are going to

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