Featured Articles and Journals: time

July 10, 2014
Watching the World Cup with Americans can be a painful experience. The ignorance, and often dismissiveness, of Yanks towards The Beautiful Game is well documented. They complain that nothing ever happens, that nobody scores goals, and, of course,...
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January 27, 2014
The current issue of Time magazine promotes coverage of "The Mindful Revolution: The science of finding focus in a stressed-out, multitasking culture." The story itself is behind a paywall -- you can read the opening anecdote about the author...
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January 9, 2014
It’s already the 9th of January?! What the hell happened to 2014?! Time to get out the old box of tinsel. Sigh…  
November 27, 2013
Every moment is so precious, and so painful.
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November 27, 2013
Q: How many eggs does a Frenchman eat?
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July 29, 2013
Often after I lead a meditation session, students will ask me how long we sat. It's nearly always 24 minutes, which one of my teachers says is the amount of time it takes for the mind to settle down, and I trust her. But their experience of it is...
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May 30, 2013
Control. In the end, it’s all about control.
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December 27, 2012
As the holidays unfolded, and every stop along the way brought more and more gifts for our little baby, I couldn’t help remarking that it was sad, in a way, that he wouldn’t remember any of this. Indeed, that this entire period of his life would be...
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December 13, 2012
We all have busy lives. Mine, this year, was the busiest it has ever been. In previous times (now thought of as “the leisure years”) I would marvel how anybody couldn’t find a few minutes a day for their practice. Surely, fifteen minutes, somewhere...
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September 21, 2012
On Wednesday, September 19th, I had the honor of seeing the most recent restaging of Ei
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August 23, 2012
  A friend who is far smarter than I once told me that it’s possible that both time and space not to exist. This was too much for me. The idea that one moment (time) would not follow the next and that in the place of something (space) there...
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May 19, 2012
The definition of art, from this point of view, is to be able to see the uniqueness of everyday experience. Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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by Joren
January 5, 2012
  Kalachakra rumination
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December 15, 2011
  Today is today. It is not tomorrow and it is not yesterday. This moment is this moment. It is not an hour from now nor an hour ago. As you read this, you are reading this.
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October 19, 2011
I spent ten days in New York and worried for almost the entire time. I worried and the worry multiplied like beads of condensation in a sealed terrarium. When I arrived, I felt tired and I worried about relaxing. I also worried about my homework...
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by Joren
September 8, 2011
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September 8, 2011
I use a meditation timer on my phone to record my sits. At first I thought it was going to be just another unnecessary piece of gadgetry to occupy my time, but recently it showed it worth. Besides recording the hours logged on the cushion, it...
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June 22, 2011
The sound of my alarm at 5:30AM, causes a slight dread on the three or for mornings that I know I am getting up to go sell fruit and vegetables. The day is eleven hours, constant significant proof of the existence of suffering and impermanence.
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April 3, 2011
On multiple occasions this week I was asked, “What do you do?” during casual conversation or as a means of introduction. As a graduate student, this happens so regularly that I rarely think anything of it. We are constantly asked to...
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by Joren
February 17, 2011
    Captivating is something she had no intention of doing
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November 18, 2010
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