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Posted by Lilian on January 4, 2011

Start eating well

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Posted by Lilian on December 31, 2010

Peace In Oneself Peace In The World

Q: How can those of us who had a painful childhood get past our pain and learn to trust people again?

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Posted by Lilian on December 29, 2010

The New Year is an opportunity for us to reflect on our priorities, actions and emotions. It is a reminder that every moment is a chance for mindful change. All is impermanent. We are in what Thich Nhat Hanh calls a constant state of “remanifestation.”

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Posted by Lilian on December 20, 2010

sweets, dessert, savor sweets

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Mindful eating is not only for foods  that are “good for us.” In fact, sweets are some of the best foods to savor as they are so rich in flavor.

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Posted by Lilian on December 16, 2010

 

Thich Nhat Hanh Letting Go

Q: I have a lot of trouble letting go of things:  relationships, jobs, feelings, and so on.  How can I reduce these attachments?

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Posted by Lilian on December 8, 2010

Mindful Gift Giving

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Give big this year. By big, I don’t mean you need to spend a lot of money at the mall, or gather multiple gifts for everyone on your list.  I mean that you can enhance your gift giving tradition by enlarging your view of the gift—by choosing something that nurtures your loved ones and our global community at the same time.

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Posted by Editor on December 1, 2010

Thich Nhat Hanh Q & A

Q.  How can we practice consistent mindfulness in a world that seems to demand hurrying and rushing wherever we go? Is it possible to be mindfully busy and mindfully hurried?

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Posted by Lilian on November 23, 2010

 Mindful Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is a holiday of reflection, community and great food! Seize this opportunity to share mindful eating with loved ones and reinforce your mindful habits.

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Posted by Lilian on November 18, 2010

Q:  How can we deepen our practice?

A: Deepening our practice means having a genuine practice, practicing not in form only.  When your practice is genuine, it will bring joy, peace, and stability to yourself and to the people around you.  

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Posted by Lilian on November 15, 2010

Congratulations to the winners of the Savor & Share Recipe Contest. Their recipes are delicious examples of how healthful, vegan meals need not sacrifice taste or time.

Keeping health, ease and taste in mind, our distinguished contest judges, Mollie Katzen, Martha Rose Shulman, Dr. Melanie Lane, and Judith Kingsbury chose their favorite dishes from our community’s top picks.

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