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Christmas Presence

One of the most precious gifts we can give our loved ones is our attention. So put down the phone or the newspaper, tear yourself away from your favourite TV show, forget all about multi-tasking and give someone your undivided attention this holiday season. Here’s Eknath Easwaran on why it matters.

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Concentrated Love

This is the January 15th thought for the day from modern day mystic Eknath Easwaran. I thought it fit Valentine’s Day very well too. The pink trees picture has nothing to do with parrots or one-pointed attention, but I do love it! Thank you to Blue Pueblo via the Green Renaissance Facebook page.

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One of the points in my 8-point meditation program is one-pointed attention, another way of saying “mindfulness” or focusing on one thing at a time. In our multi-tasking age, it’s easy to say that it’s impossible or your boss wouldn’t allow it. But there’s plenty of scientific evidence to show that focusing is the key […]