Dharma Reflections

Swipe and Touch

Swipe and Touch

If you are like me you use your smart phone a lot. Texts, emails, calls, weather, stocks, Facebook, internet and so much more is available at the touch of our handy screens. Making a phone call seems the least important of its features. For instance I can...

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Careful Listening

Careful Listening

In my last post I touched on the fundamental role that empathy plays in helping us live happy, meaningful lives. Careful listening is an expression of empathy. It’s probably one of the most powerful and useful skills we can practice. It’s the basis of...

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Empathy

Empathy

Empathy plays an important role in our ability to live a happy, meaningful life. For most of us, empathy is a quality that comes naturally, in part because we are social creatures who survive by helping each other. [divider height="30" line="1"] Our...

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