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How to start meditating today if you don’t know where to start #happiness

Reclining Buddha. Yuliya Glavnaya  At some point a while ago (it’s been years) I promised a post on what I learned in the introduction to meditation course at the London Buddhist Centre. I then wanted to try out the techniques … Continue reading

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Happy Easter, happy spring, happy events

The spring is upon us, which means the end of winter hibernation and immediate surge in life energy. Procrastination remains an on-going battle, but projects abound, ‘success is trying’ and ‘prioritise change’ have become my new mantras. First event of … Continue reading

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Stay calm and continue to procrastinate :) #happiness

I am totally procrastinating with my blog. At least I am spending this time usefully (huh?), or so I think. I watched another great documentary and am self coaching using The School of Life cards. The one I want to … Continue reading

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Happiness in parenting – Buddhist view

Research on happiness of parents is mixed and on-going. Some studies show that new parents are as unhappy as after death of a loved one after they have kids. Some say parents are happy but just in a different way. … Continue reading

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It’s not about happiness pursuit, it’s about being happy right here, right now

Guilty as charged. I often say that I am working on pursuing happiness. I am not. I am learning how to be happier. But also how to be happy right now. And this is the sole purpose of this blog. … Continue reading

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How rich do you feel now? #happiness

I woke up. I exercised. I am finally feeling better after a vicious cold. It’s a long weekend here in the UK. I am listening to an album I found on iTunes yesterday, Soviet Central Asia Music (1930-1950). I found … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be grumpy by Ajahn Brahm #happiness #talk

I have been sceptical of Google talks before. They seemed too long. However I am glad I stuck out with this one by Ajahn Brahm (a Buddhist monk from Australia). Even despite the poo story somewhere in the second half … Continue reading

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