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Mindfulness Has Lost Its Buddhist Roots, And May Not Be Good For You

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Five Surprising Findings About Death And Dying

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I'm Always With You... I'm Not Really Gone!

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Death Is Part of Our Life Path and Brings Its Own Gifts

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I Am No Longer Afraid Of Death!

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Reassembling the Fragmented Shards of a Broken Heart

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Life and Death: Before, During, and After

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The Hardest Part Is Always the Parting

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Att lära sig att tala om End-of-Life Care

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Death and Families: When Normal Grief Can Last A Lifetime

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When I was three years old my brother was born. He had a heart condition, and after being in and out of hospital for the whole of his little life, he died when I was five. The time after he was gone was a long and empty period of terrible loneliness and the hollow aching of grief.

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Only Two Spiritual Paths: What A Great Journey It Is!I am realizing for myself that there are ultimately only two spiritual paths. And both are equally important! “We are human beings on a spiritual journey, and we are spiritual beings on a human journey.” Herein lie the two spiritual paths...

How Do We Know When the Right Answers Come?

How Do We Know When the Right Answers Come?Material answers may come, often unexpectedly, in offers of supply or immediate practical help. But what about answers, like I needed now, for the next actions or decisions? I have found that these come inside, especially when we open our mouths—that is, our consciousness—and just ask.

Free Yourself From Your Mental and Emotional Nets

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