Tag Archives: Buddhism

Shen Yun: A Case Study In Marketing

If you are like me and you watch more YouTube videos than is probably good for you, then you are probably as familiar with I am about advertisements that for at least the last few years have sought to advertise … Continue reading

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Book Review: Drinking From The River Of Light

Drinking From The River Of Light:  The Life Of Expression, by Mark Nepo If you want to read a lot of terrible books with terrible advice written by people who are absolutely ignorant about what they are talking about but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creativity, Spirituality, & Making A Buck

Creativity, Spirituality, & Making A Buck, by David Nichtern If this book is instructive, it is not so much instructive in the way that someone who is creative should live but rather instructive on a certain type of person and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Haiku: An Anthology Of Japanese Poems

Haiku:  An Anthology Of Japanese Poems, by Stephen Addiss, Fumiko Yamamoto, and Akira Yamamoto When reading a book from this publisher, as I have done on several occasions, I have often pondered what the purpose of this particular book is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shambhala Guide To Aikido

The Shambhala Guide To Aikido, by John Stevens Martial arts are quite interesting in the way that they focus on different elements of conduct and behavior, and this particular book does a good job at pointing out how Japanese martial … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Power Of Off

The Power Of Off:  The Mindful Way To Stay Sane In A Virtual World, by Nancy Colier It is to be regretted that so many book which urge for mental health come with a New Age spin.  Indeed, it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Purposely Positive

Purposely Positive: How to Live an Intentional and Inspired Life, by Joel Lindeman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  The original copy of this review can be found … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Hardwiring Happiness

Hardwiring Happiness:  The New Brain Science Of Contementment, Calm, And Confidence, by Rick Hanson, read by the author It is easy to be disappointed with a book like this, especially the audiobook version.  The author combines bogus evolutionary just-so stories … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zen Vows For Daily Life

Zen Vows For Daily Life, by Robert Aitken I want to make it clear at the outset of this review that I am not endorsing the author’s approach or the book’s contents.  This is a volume that was promoted as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Healing Night

Healing Night:  The Science And Spirit Of Sleeping, Dreaming, And Awakening, by Rubin R. Naiman As someone whose sleep problems are pretty openly acknowledged [1], I frequently read books that talk about sleep.  Most of the books, quite sensibly, talk … Continue reading

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