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Love Basically Is a State of Being

Being in love is one of the best feelings in the world. Until we fall out of love, and then it’s one of the worst feelings in the world. But what if we could get past the idea that love has to be in relationship with another, and simply...

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Meditate Every Day

Regular meditation does make a difference, especially in this digital age. In a recent article for the New York Times entitled ‘You Should Meditate Every Day,’ Opinion Columnist Farhad Manjoo, a technology journalist for nearly 20 years and a tech devotee even longer, says it’s the best way he’s...

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Happiness Is Man's Nature

If happiness is man's nature, why do we go on choosing to be unhappy? “Happiness is man's nature. You need not worry about happiness at all, it is already there. "It is in your heart – you just have to stop being unhappy, you have to stop the mechanism functioning which...

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Being Happy Is up to You

Being happy is our choice to make. It really is that simple. “A Sufi mystic was dying. His disciples gathered and they said ‘One thing we always wanted to ask but we could never gather enough courage to ask… If we don't ask now we will never be able to...

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Is Time Ever Wasted

You know when you want to be alone and then when you are you feel restless, unable to just enjoy being alone, as though you’re wasting time? Osho speaks about how the reverse is true. “When you are feeling good being alone, then just be alone. Don't do anything, unless the...

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Albert Einstein’s so-called “God letter” sold at auction recently for $2.9m. Written the mid-fifties, the letter takes issue with belief in God: "The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weaknesses," he writes. "The Bible is a collection of venerable but still rather...

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Each individual is unique and incomparable, yet it is the very things that make us unique, one-of-a kind, our very differences, that can lead to endless comparison. “And never compare. Comparison is a disease, one of the greatest diseases and we are taught from the very beginning to compare. Your...