Article Archive for Practicing Happiness

An excerpt from 'You Can Buy Happiness (And It’s Cheap)'
A few years ago, my husband Logan and I decided to move into a smaller home. It might seem counter-intuitive, but downsizing can...
An excerpt from 'Effortless Mind: Meditate with Ease'
Jesus did it. The Buddha did it. Mystics, saints and sages of spiritual traditions from around the world, and throughout the ages...
Do you want to find out what it’s like to wake up in the morning free of the burden of trying to “manage” your toxic emotions? If...
An excerpt from 'Feeding the Hungry Ghost'
Eating — we do it every day, so you’d think we’d have it down by now. And yet I hear from people all the time who say they want a...
An excerpt from “Imperfect Spirituality: Extraordinary Enlightenment for Ordinary people”
"Imperfection clings to a person, and if they wait till they are brushed off entirely, they would spin forever on their axis,...
Love is perhaps our most powerful emotion, and the need to be in a loving relationship may be one of the strongest needs we have...
An excerpt from 'The Five Levels of Attachment: Toltec Wisdom for a Modern World'
I began my apprenticeship into my family’s tradition in San Diego, California, when I was fourteen years old. My 79-year-old...
An excerpt from 'Buddha’s Book of Sleep'
Some people think that the purpose of meditation is to stop the mind. They sit, and they try. Soon they get into a fight with...
It’s almost a cliché: The telephone rings and you intuitively know who it is before answering. Intuition often shows up this way...
Learn how giving thanks can keep you feeling happy
When newspaper headlines are screaming financial disaster and your nightly news station broadcasts war and devastation, it’s not...