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Little Joys, Breaking the Trance of Busyness

BY MARIA POPOVA Hermann Hesse on Little Joys, Breaking the Trance of Busyness, and the Most Important Habit for Living with Presence How to heal that aching spirit is what Hermann Hesse (July 2, 1877–August 9, 1962) addresses in a spectacular 1905 essay titled “On Little Joys,” found in My Belief: Essays on Life and […]

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You Are Your Greatest Ally

By Nick Polizzi Human beings are incredible creatures, capable of doing so much good.   Many folks spend their entire day giving to others—physical care, emotional support, intellectual ideas, and more—and they do it without a second thought. BUT, we “two-leggeds” are not always great at taking care of our own needs. We frequently prioritize […]

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Leonard Cohen on Democracy and Its Redemptions

There Is a Crack in Everything, That’s How the Light Gets In: Leonard Cohen on Democracy and Its Redemptions A generous reminder that we must aim for “a revelation in the heart rather than a confrontation or a call-to-arms or a defense.” BY MARIA POPOVA Trained as a poet and ordained as a Buddhist monk, […]

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Fritjof Capra: We’re All In This Together

From:  DailyGood “Modern science is realizing that the world is a living network – with profound implications”     One Earth, One Humanity, One Future, the theme of the recent gathering to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the launch of Resurgence, is one that has been conveyed by poets, philosophers and spiritual teachers throughout the […]

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