Tara Brach: From BuddhaFest's 9/11 Event This past weekend, to mark ten years since 9/11, the organizers of the BuddhaFest film festival in Washington, DC (with whom Tricycle partnered not long ago) put together an event featuring Sylvia Boorstein, Tara Brach, Lama Surya Das, Ruth King, Hugh Byrne, and Jonathan Foust. Read more about the event here. Tricycle has also been marking the occasion of 9/11, with our discussion on compassion in your community with Karen Armstrong and our retreat on Natural Bravery with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson. The organizers of BuddhaFest report that they continue to receive testimonials about the the power of the weekend, including one from a 9/11 first responder who had never been to a 9/11 memorial service—until this one.
A Refreshing Reminder For All About The Real Meaning Of Life This inspirational kinetic typography video of Bill Hicks is a reminder of what life is really is like when we focus on what really matters. We get so caught up in all the bullshit that’s around us that we forget that at the end of the day we all have a choice; our choice is to be happy or sad. I choose happy, because really, life is just one big roller coaster ride for us all. We can be afraid or we can hang on, get through it and enjoy the ride.
Which Male Enhancement Supplements Are Most Effective? With all the stresses of modern life, it is not only advanced age that causes a decline in male sexual performance. While age certainly is a factor, anxiety and physical health conditions can also be to blame and, judging from the amount of media attention this subject is receiving, the problem seems far more prevalent than ever. Obviously, most men will do whatever they can to regain their youthful vigor and sexual energy, one of the major reasons there are so many male performance products now available on the market. For men who suffer from extreme sexual decline, it is wise to seek professional medical advice but for many the condition simply requires that he supplements his diet with naturally-sourced beneficial nutrients. Before starting to look at all the various options available, it is important for the consumer to understand exactly how the erection process takes place and which are the essential ingredients to help remedy any problems.
10 Speaking English Activities using TED.com Many English Language teachers, when deciding to work with a video clip in their classrooms, make a false assumption that for an activity to be considered as really teaching, then prior to showing it, they'd better sit down for a few hours, prepare an extensive worksheet filled with vocabulary and grammar questions and what-not...in order to turn it into a good pedagogical exercise, you know to ensure it's really not just glorified babysitting. ;-) Personally, I don't agree and I really don't think that extensive worksheets provide a particularly authentic experience - such a thing mainly just erodes the power of the message within the video, takes away the inherent pleasure in learning from TED speakers. Here are a few simple activities you can do with the video clip you're about to show/ are showing/ have shown to your students without designing a full worksheet :
Change & Challenges How Embracing Failure Can Help Us Deal with Anxious Thoughts “Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change.” Rethink your life Existentialism is a philosophy we should all live by. Pursue your dreams! Create your own destiny, embrace the wonderful gift of life! Ulimate Swingers Guide - Swinging Guides and Helps Sheets Tara Brach - Meditation, Audio Dharma, Podcasts The Real You – Alan Watts The Real You – Alan Watts submitted by Razique Who are you really? An amazing lecture given by Alan Watts a British philosopher, writer, and speaker.
What is a Warrior? What is a Warrior? submitted by Jordan Lejuwaan by @WarriorPoetUS and brought to life by the talent and vision of @Notthisbody For more by Aubrey Marcus visit the Warrior Poet blog: To connect with Not This Body, visit notthisbody.com A collaboration of /Aubrey Marcus and /Notthisbody incorporating work by /SamPriceWaldman /GavinKeech /SethHunter /Karmicfix /JuanIrache /TimBorgmannPlexus /DarekNicoletto /Semiconductor /ThorstenFleisch /GrantKayl /AminSadeghvand /AlexanderCleland /EliotSellers /AndreyMouratov /KimPimmel /shlohmo /CherylColan /AndrewFilippone /PageStephenson /footage from The Sagan Series /footage from The Fayman Series /footage from Carl Sagan Tribute Series Music: Hawk Cliff by Enzo Carlino soundcloud.com/enzo-carlino/hawk-cliff * A special thanks to Jason Silva for inspiring me to enter this genre.
A New Story of the People The Pinnacles of M!O!R! The Psychedelic Dialogues 05: Crucified on the Cross of Self-Perfection The Psychedelic Dialogues 05: Crucified on the Cross of Self-Perfection submitted by Martijn Schirp The Psychedelic Dialogues 05: I interview Rick Doblin, Ph.D.