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how to slow down time, or why i love stoplights

Do you hate getting stuck at the stoplight? I used to, especially when there is a traffic camera on top of it. Today I came to a screeching stop just because of that camera. Everything inside the car flew forward for the exception of myself – thanks to the seat belt. So I am sitting […]

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my epiphany

Last night, I had an epiphany. It is about the direction where I want to take this blog, about myself as a person and as a writer. I’ve looked back at some of my posts on this blog and had a good laugh at myself. I realized that I may have come off as someone […]

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how to make the right decision every time by following your heart

Decisions, decisions! Modern life presents us with the never ending array of decisions and choices. This has become the norm, one that we deal with repeatedly each day. The decisions vary greatly, from what shoes to put on in the morning, to something much more important, such as career or relationship choices. When we have […]

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what is the purpose of life?

Why am I here? What is my purpose and what is the purpose of life itself, are all ageless questions. The answers are as diverse as the people who are pondering them. If you’re still wondering how to find your purpose in life, I’ll show you in a few simple steps. When someone asked a […]

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everything you need to know about vipassana meditation technique

Why Meditate Meditation is not easy. It requires much patience and determination. It may leave us dissatisfied and frustrated. It’s much harder than getting in front of the TV or the computer. So why meditate at all? Why make time and spend energy on something that may not be pleasant or entertaining? The answer is […]

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what is zen meditation?

I fell in love with Zen meditation at one of the oldest Zen Meditation Centers in San Francisco many years ago. What I liked the most about Zen meditation is its refinement. It truly seems to be an essence of minimalism. At least it seems this way on the surface. First, lets define what is […]

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why forgiveness is important to your health

I am writing this today on the tenth anniversary of 9/11. I wasn’t planning on writing today.  However, I feel compelled to take the opportunity to address one of the most important human qualities, that of forgiveness. For many of us, “forgiveness” is a difficult thing to do. As we reflect back on the great […]

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3 reasons to learn how to meditate

Click on the arrow for Podcast Simpler Life Today is about learning how to find happiness in a purpose filled life. This is accomplished by eliminating the distractions in your life, therefore allowing you to experience the reality of your existence. This post is designed as a prelude to the meditation series. I suggest that […]

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how to have faith in god

Faith in God is a serious subject. I don’t want to offend anyone, or to come off as an expert. I am just a man who believes. I try to live a spiritual life, and I know that without belief life can be an empty place. God is many names and many faces, but no […]

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