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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Jack Kornfield

Clinical psychologist, meditation instructor and author

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Stephan Bodian

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Peace Through Meditation

In a world crammed with to-do lists, unread emails and incessantly ringing cell phones, it’s no wonder that we’re continually on the hunt for inner peace—or any peace for that matter. If you find yourself exhausted and disconnected, you’re not alone. Many people are turning to a regular meditation practice to achieve a sense of calm and well-being. Meditation can give you the strength and balance to get through even the toughest days.

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Your Journey Begins

Your Journey Begins

Meditation is an ancient way to create more calm and balance in your life.

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Time to set your intentions...

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Snowfall meditation

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A Meditation for the New Moon and Solar Eclipse

A Meditation for the New Moon...

For July 22-23's new-moon and solar-eclipse, here is a manifesting...

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A Break from the Norm

A Break from the Norm

Remember when the weekend actually meant something?

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