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Beginning to meditate

There is quite the buzz around meditation these days. More and more studies are showing that meditation can actually help to make us sharper, calmer, more able to respond to life’s challenges and can help to transform our brains for the better. After my third experience on Survivor, I was in dire need of a […]

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Free your mind and the rest will follow

When I moved to Georgia after having grown up in an ashram, my whole life was turned upside down. My life at the ashram was characterized by running around with a group of little white kids barefoot in the woods, eating a vegetarian diet, participating in chanting and spiritual ceremonies on some nights and living […]

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Building grit to get you through

If you have a dream or a goal and you want to make that a reality, you must have the discipline and the grit to stick with it through good times and bad. So many of us start a project, a diet, an exercise program, a practice of non-judgement or some other daily spiritual practice, […]

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