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Calm the Mind – improve sleep naturally

By Cindy Black / June 25, 2015 /

A busy mind can be tired, yet unable to sleep. It’s probably obvious, but just for the record, the head is at the upper part of the body. That’s where the brain is too. Not that the mind is limited to the brain, but it sure has some deep roots there. A busy mind translates…

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Be a place of peace

By Cindy Black / January 2, 2014 /

What if the body you occupied was a place of peace? What if all you had to be responsible for was maintaining peace, harmony, kindness, generosity, happiness and compassion within the walls of your skin and skull? A boundary made up of just a couple of feet depending on your size. Within the space of…

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How to See Yourself

By Cindy Black / December 29, 2011 /

How to See Yourself As You Really Are By His Holiness the Dalai Lama, translated by Jeffrey Hopkins, PhD. I first read this book a few years ago, knowing that I would have to read it a few more times in order to really understand it. Just last week, I picked it up again. How…

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Tao Te Ching

By Cindy Black / February 8, 2010 /

Tao Te Ching Eight The highest good is like water. Water gives life to the ten thousand things and does not strive. It flows in places men reject and so it is like the Tao. In dwelling, be close to the land. In meditation, go deep in the heart. In dealing with others, be gentle…

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Dalai Lama Quote of the Week

By Cindy Black / August 15, 2009 /

Snow Lion Publications offers an email subscription service for a quote of the week from the Dalai Lama. I love getting these every week, so I’m sharing the inspiration.  Below is today’s example. You can subscribe to this service at Snow Lion. “…we all have a feeling of closeness to ourselves. Even in cases of…

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