How a Gratitude Journal Helped me Overcome Day-to-Day Suffering

The plane suddenly dropped like a roller coaster. I grabbed my arm rest and clenched tight. Then I laughed out loud. The lady next to me gave me a “what are you laughing at crazy guy” look. I laughed because what good will it do to hold on to my armrest if we crash? It won't help one bit. The ...

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The Missing Piece to Your Meditation Practice

I opened my eyes. I felt uneasy. My meditation practice was exhausting. I wanted it to help, but it only made me feel worse. That was a few years ago. Now my meditation practice is actually enjoyable. At first, I was just doing what books had taught me. Focus on my breath and when a thought comes into my head ...