Tag: thich nhat hanh

  • Meditation Quote 103: “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

    Meditation Quote 103: “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

    Do you smile enough? I sure don’t, but I try and remind myself to smile more often. Not only is it a positive thing to do, but when we smile a full sincere smile (a Duchenne smile) science has shown that it releases endorphins in our body. Endorphins are responsible for making us feel happy, […]

  • Thich Nhat Hanh, Oprah, And Prison Meditation

    Thich Nhat Hanh, Oprah, And Prison Meditation

    What does Thich Nhat Hanh, Oprah Winfrey and a prison have in common? They were all part of an episode of  the Oprah Winfrey series called “Super Soul Sunday”. In this amazing episode we get to see an interview Oprah did with Thich Nhat Hanh (a Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist), […]

  • Short, Simple And Super

    Short, Simple And Super

    Short, simple and super! That sums up today’s blog post. The point I want to make is that – essentially – short and simple is all we need for a super meditation session. It does not have to be complicated, complex or confusing! This guided meditation is only 5 minutes long, was published over 7 years […]

  • The Bell Of Mindfulness

    The Bell Of Mindfulness

    The sweet sound of ding! Doorbell? No, not ding-dong doorbell, but the ding from a mindfulness bell. Before we talk about the mindfulness bell, let’s remind ourselves of what mindfulness is: “mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non judgmentally.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness is about allowing […]

  • Mindfulness Talk By Thich Nhat Hanh

    Mindfulness Talk By Thich Nhat Hanh

    Ever wanted to learn mindfulness directly from and old and wise monk? You can! And you don’t even have to move an inch to do so. Here is a mindfulness talk that was held in 2011 by Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet and peace activist, Thich Nhat Hanh. Following is the YouTube description of […]

  • Meditation Quote 84: “Only this actual moment is life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

    Meditation Quote 84: “Only this actual moment is life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

    If life is a series of moments, how come so many of them pass by without us noticing? The sad truth is that many of us get trapped in the past or the future, and in the process missing out on the the present moment. Missing out on life! If you’re one of our avid readers, you might […]