A trick for more inner calm

When you hear that someone is "self-possessed," what do you imagine? Someone who is very much in control of their words and actions … someone who knows what they want … and doesn't worry about what other people think of them. All of that may sound like a tall order. But it is possible, and it starts with loving attention to our internal experience. The state of our inner...
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How to balance habits in a time of fear

It's been a hard week. And I have been thinking a lot about my grandmothers in the last few days, especially while in my kitchen. They both experienced the Great Depression of the 1930's and World War II, as adult women. Until recently, I had a simplistic imagination of what it must have been like ... living with daily fear .... having to ration food and necessities. I'...
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