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Does Solitude Have a Place in Your Life?

Does Solitude Have a Place in Your Life? | project | Scoop.it

"Though it’s technically possible to be connected thousands of people thousands of miles away - anytime, anywhere -too much of a good thing can lead to a bad place. Solitude is a human need and to deny it is unhealthy for both mind and body. Living in a technologically connected 24/7 society that undervalues solitude and overvalues attachment is stressful and stress is a killer."


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this time this space's curator insight, January 15, 2013 3:41 PM

We all need to digitally disconnect and enjoy some solitude every day to remain balanced. Disconnecting from technology to daydream, meditate, pray, chant, take a walk, ride a bike, stroll along a beach, watch a sunset or do absolutely nothing at all are effective stress reducers. They are life savers.

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10 things science (and Buddhism) says will make you happy

10 things science (and Buddhism) says will make you happy | project | Scoop.it
I’m a science geek as well as a Buddhist geek, and recently when I was leading a retreat on how to bring more joy into our lives I found myself making a lot...

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Julie Brunt's curator insight, December 11, 2014 4:56 AM

Science is slowly catching up with what some of the Sages have known for millenia

Marion Mundana's curator insight, December 18, 2014 7:11 AM

This is a fabulous article that backs up the following post about meditation and brain plasticity.  I love how they have simply connected scientific research on wellbeing alongside buddhist principles.  Well worth a read.

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Attachment | A View On Buddhism

Attachment   |   A View On Buddhism | project | Scoop.it

Introduction to Buddhist description of attachment and craving as harmful emotions.......

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(References sex addiction as an example of "attachment gone mad")

 

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