Featured Articles and Journals: Books

June 15, 2014
Dr. John Gottman has spent nearly three decades studying and helping married couples, trying to understand what their interactions reveal about the couple’s chances of staying together or getting divorced. He gradually developed a sophisticated...
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April 26, 2012
I’m sorry this is the last week of this process, though it has had a good effect and perhaps it’s time to move on to other lessons in letting go. I packed up 10 books today for a writer friend, and another 10 for my local Goodwill, a very nice...
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April 17, 2012
Sometime this week I remembered that my resolve was to not buy books until I gave away an equal number of books..in other words, there is a path to acquisition! I can get books!!!!! That just needs to rest on letting go, and creating space. This isn...
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April 10, 2012
I love to read. My first meditation retreats, in India, weren’t completely silent – there were silent days and silent periods – but in any event, I liked the idea of silence. There was a strict guideline though about not reading. That was to keep us...
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April 3, 2012
I live in a house in Barre, Massachusetts, and also stay in a little sublet apartment in NYC in the times that I am there. Both are piled high with books – books I’ve read and don’t want to give up, more often books I’ve bought I intend to someday...
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December 16, 2011
AWAKE IN THE WORLD: Teachings from Yoga & Buddhism for Living an Engaged Life by Michael Stone
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by ellen s
April 26, 2011
Today's launch of Book Country, a site by Penguin, one of the older and more distinguished publishers around, generated a bit of talk, in Publishers Weekly and general media as well.  
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April 7, 2011
Rain is making on a pattern on the windows in Seattle. Its 9pm in New York City and the days here are feeling long. I meditated at around 3 pm today and it felt like Velveeta brain. Slippery and manufactured. Yesterday I went to a dharma talk and...
Meditation Practice     Comment (1)     Link

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