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    Want to be happy? Be grateful – David Steindl-Rast

    Want to be happy? Be grateful – David Steindl-Rast The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down,...
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    8 Characteristics Of ‘Success’ For The Coming Decades

    Article also appeared on Collective Evolution 1. Success Is No Longer Economic Wealth “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…” – John Muir For many decades we have paid homage to financial success...
  • backtothefuturepicture

    What if our assumptions about the future are wrong?

    What if our assumptions about the future are wrong? Why do we have our heads buried in the sand? As we move past overshoot in the use of natural resources, humanity is faced with two questions? The first being, do we continue down the ‘business as usual’ road, or...
  • glenorchyweblarge

    Five Quotes to Help You Return to Your True Nature

    In Buddhism, attachment is one of the key hindrances that causes suffering among humans. The Buddha taught that attachment generates craving, wanting, and insecurity. Attachment is the wanting to hold onto and keep a permanent state and not be separated from a thing or person. The general principle behind...