In my last post, I talked about one of three powerful ideas that I took away from Deepak and Oprah’s most recent 21-day meditation experience: the value of letting yourself be awed. It’s so easy to look around at all the meanness, intolerance, and cruelty in the world and feel hopeless and sad. But the truth is this world is…

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I  just finished Oprah and Deepak’s latest 21-day meditation series, and I came away with three really powerful ideas that I want to share. I’m going to talk about the first one today, and the others over the next two posts. The first one is a very simple, utterly lovely suggestion: Let yourself be awed.…

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Usually, I feel pretty much in control of my life – for better or worse – but over the last six months or so, I’ve felt more at the mercy of circumstances beyond my control than is comfortable for me. By turns I’ve felt anxious, sad, overwhelmed, and disheartened, which isn’t normal. In fact, my…

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