Featured Articles and Journals: buddhist advice

May 28, 2012
  All of us experience states of mind that cause us to feel anxious, depressed, fearful, uncertain, insecure, envious, doubtful, impatient. These feelings can seem so powerful at times that we try to eradicate them as quickly as possible...
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March 7, 2012
Unfortunately, the historical Buddha never delivered a “How to Call out a Cheater” sermon. He did ask us to explore his teachings on topics like compassion and see how we can best apply them to our situations.
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February 12, 2012
This morning I woke up and read an email from someone I have never met. It began, “Dear Lordo – you are a hipster f#ggot bitch.”
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January 12, 2012
Wanting to be in love is natural to the human experience. We all want to love. We love love. However, its highs are dizzying, its lows traumatic enough that we want to rid them from our memory. It almost seems counterintuitive to try to reach...
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December 17, 2011
Recently my dear friend Ethan Nichtern and I were talking about my new book, The Buddha Walks into a Bar… (coming soon to a bookstore or Amazon near you).
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November 19, 2011
What happens when you break up but you're still in love with your ex?  
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October 14, 2011
Should you call your ex? Let's look at your motivation and the Four Gates of Speech...  
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October 14, 2011
Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life. Each time in this column we look at what it might be like if a fictional Siddhartha was on his spiritual...
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September 23, 2011
Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life. Each time in this column we look at what it might be like if a fictional Siddhartha was on his spiritual...
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June 24, 2011
My girlfriend and I got into a fight last night because she says I’m a slob and that meditators should be more “mindful” of their living quarters. What would Sid say about that? – Messy Jessie
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May 13, 2011
When external factors infringe on your relationship, how can you keep the love flowing? Buddhist advice for dealing with the Jewish future in-laws.  
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April 8, 2011
Can you be a Christian AND a Buddhist? This isn't Ask Glenn Beck, it's What Would Sid Do.
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April 1, 2011
Is it possible to find someone worth dating out at da club?       Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life. Each week in...
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March 4, 2011
Is it "anti-Buddhist" to have a one-night stand?   Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life. Each week in this column we look at...
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February 25, 2011
Waking up next to a strange bedfellow? There's gotta be a compassionate way out of this one...   Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment at age 35 he was a confused twenty and thirty-something looking to learn how to live a...
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February 18, 2011
A first-hand account of what not to do after your proposal
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February 4, 2011
Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating?...
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January 28, 2011
Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating?...
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January 14, 2011
Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating?...
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January 7, 2011
  Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and...
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November 5, 2010
Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Every other week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha were on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and...
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October 8, 2010
Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Each week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating?...
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