Featured Articles and Journals: holidays

December 16, 2014
This time of year can be extremely challenging for many of us. There's all kinds of pressure and expectations in the air. Strained family relationships often come to a head, and memories of past holidays have a way of creeping their way back into...
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Mom
November 26, 2014
One of my most hated noises is the low and ominous drone of a vacuum cleaner. As a kid, when I arrived home from school and heard a vacuum cleaner, I knew my mom was already upset about something.
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December 27, 2013
I'm not a big fan of the word "resolution" because there's something very rigid about it, and goal-setting in the usual sense can set you up for failure and frustration. Having an intention, however, is like planting some seeds with the...
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December 19, 2013
(follow Ethan on Facebook or Twitter or visit his website) Let's face it, sometimes the holidays just…suck. Maybe that's not the most Buddhist way of saying it, but it is how it feels. Even more than in past years,...
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December 16, 2013
This time of year can be extremely challenging for many of us. There's all kinds of pressure and expectations in the air. Strained family relationships often come to a head, and memories of past holidays have a way of creeping their way back into...
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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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December 3, 2012
This time of year can be extremely challenging for many of us. There's all kinds of pressure and expectations in the air. Strained family relationships often come to a head, and memories of past holidays have a way of creeping their way back into...
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by Joren
December 22, 2011
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December 5, 2011
  "What matters most" was printed in a fancy red font on the moving boxes set on the curb on trash day. I wondered if that was true for the family who had just moved, that the things that had been in those boxes were what mattered...
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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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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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December 15, 2010
 
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