Six Books to Help with Anxiety

Six Books to Help with Anxiety

Six Books to Help with Anxiety   Coping With Anxiety: 10 Simple Ways to Relieve Anxiety, by Edmund Bourne These immediate, user-friendly, and effective strategies are designed to help you overcome anxiety. They include step-by-step exercises that you can do…

My Reincarnation – Movie Review

My Reincarnation – Movie Review

My Reincarnation by Jennifer Fox 90 minutes The Buddha tells a story about a man who approaches a monk and asks him to explain the dharma. The monk does so in in great depth and detail. The man promptly storms…

If you are starting to get angry…

If you are starting to get angry…

Stop and Breathe “Suppose someone says something that angers you. Your old pathway wants to say something to punish him. But that makes us victims of our habit energy. Instead, you can breathe in and say, “Unhappiness is in me,…

Brief Joy Practices

Brief Joy Practices

Brief Joy Practices   First thing in the morning… “I am grateful for the unknown blessings that are already on their way.” Recite X7   At the end of the day, just before bed… “I am grateful for the blessings…

The Tools

The Tools

The Tools By Phil Stutz and Barry Michels About a month ago, I saw an episode of The Charlie Rose Show on PBS. His guests were a couple of psychotherapists who had written a book called The Tools: Transform Your…

Readings in Theravada Buddhism

Readings in Theravada Buddhism

A Great Digital Intro to Theravada Buddhism www.accesstoinsight.org If you are looking for a very, very solid introduction to the early teachings of the Buddha, found in places such as Thailand and Sri Lanka, this is a great place to…

Shakti

Shakti

Shakti 26 Carden St., Guelph For those of you looking for a mala, prayer beads or a “secular mind training abacus”, I recommend this little shop on Carden Street. It is also a great source for Buddhist and Hindu statues, and…