Category Archive: 8 Week Challenge

Gratitude

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In our world today, it seems that all of our emotions are expressed in a positive and negative form. There is a common theme running through these forms. While reading the previous essays… Continue reading

8 Week Challenge: Receiving

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Yeah yeah, I know, I’ve fallen behind in my posts. I’ll admit it, I’ve been putting this one off. I knew that it would be a hard one for me and I honestly… Continue reading

Week 7: Gratitude

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What is Gratitude? Throughout this challenge we have looked at 6 ways of expressing Love. If you have been paying attention to the core essays, you will notice a trend in all of… Continue reading

Forgiveness Dialogue

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I know, I know, I am going even further back in time to address the challenge for week 2: Compassion. I am not really keeping up with the order of this challenge, so… Continue reading

Week 6: the new doctrine of M.A.J.

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Herewith another rumination on the 6th topic of the 8 Week Challenge, JOY ……. & perhaps a reason for why Joy is so difficult to find …………. As I am of the famous… Continue reading

Infectious Hope

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I would like to go backwards in time a little bit and address the Infectious Hope portion of Week 3 of our challenge. I will be honest, I have been struggling with a… Continue reading

Week 6: JOY — Rumination

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I am going to bypass the 3 categories Tristan set up for Week 6 of the 8 Week Challenge. No, for now, I shall simply ruminate on this concept: Joy I’ve certainly come… Continue reading

Joy

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In our world today, many people live their lives in the pursuit of this one aspect of emotion above all others. The one constant that keeps popping up in all of the aspects… Continue reading

Week 5: Receiving …… ergo

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Balanced expectations¬†¬† This section really will be an analysis of what I believe. Many changes have come about since I’ve begun to seriously & diligently “work” the Buddhist dharma teachings. This is the… Continue reading

Week 5: Receiving. Synergy

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The 8 Week Challenge is pushing me to examine some things in my own blog, MindMindful, & for that I am grateful, as uncomfortable as some of it is. My response to Week… Continue reading

Week 6: Joy

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What is Joy? Core Essay on Joy Joy is pushed as being the most important emotion. If we feel Joy, then we are doing well and if we feel the opposite, remorse, then… Continue reading

Seeking Help

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For my post on seeking help I will in fact be re-posting an article I wrote about a month or two ago. I need help! I really do. I need help with this… Continue reading