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The Restorative Power of Recalling Who We Really Are

This weekend I attended my first overnight mindfulness meditation retreat and learned about some wonderful ways in which early Buddhist teachings overlap with restorative practices. For instance I learned from our teacher  (Santikaro of Liberation Park, WI) that the original … Continue reading

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The Danger of Compromise

Picture a stand-off between multiple parties. Perhaps it is between representatives of two nations sitting across a long polished table as they butt heads over a piece of land, or perhaps it is between red-faced members of an organization fighting … Continue reading

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3 Steps That Transform Sibling Conflict Into Sibling Camaraderie

Click here for German Translation of this post by Sven Hartenstein Click here for Dutch Translation of this post by Émile van Dantzig Click here for Russian Translation of this post by Nashev My two kids, ages 4 and 9, … Continue reading

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