Featured Articles and Journals: confidence

October 28, 2013
I'd like to start by inviting you to have an experience.  You can read this to yourself, and then try it, but better yet, have someone read it to you, or read it to your friend: Close your eyes and feel the heart of your being.  Take some...
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March 19, 2013
  He entered the subway car at 86th street, holding a clipboard with some papers. He announced to the car that he had come from California to be a Minister of Music in New York City and began singing a refrain of improvised Hallelujahs, eyes...
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March 10, 2013
I don’t feel so intimidated by the cushion anymore.
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November 19, 2012
  There are two kinds of confidence: the kind you pump up and the kind to which you wake up. Conditional confidence comes from some kind of credential. If I read a book about cooking, I'm confident I know something about cooking. If I get...
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October 28, 2012
I was just in the Middle East on my honeymoon. I could tell you a million things about how great Jordan is, how safe it is, all the wonderful things about Islamic practices, etc. But what I really want to talk about is what I learned about dignity,...
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June 6, 2012
For me, the first step towards freedom has always been letting go of worry about what others think of me. Then there is what may seem like the opposite - caring how I affect others, sometimes restraining myself so as not to displease or upset others...
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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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