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Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Dan Millman, author of THE FOUR PURPOSES OF LIFE, offers advice for MAKING POSITIVE CHANGES
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We hope you'll enjoy this short video, in which Dan Millman, author of The Four Purposes of Life offers practical advice for making positive changes in your life. We also invite you to subscribe to New World Library's YouTube Channel for immediate access to the latest author interviews, book trailers, and more.

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Dan Millman
Thursday, February 04, 2016
SOULFULLY SINGLE AND OPEN FOR LOVE: An excerpt from SUCCULENT WILD LOVE by SARK & Dr. John Waddell
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Beloved artist and bestselling author SARK married herself as a statement of self-liberation in 1997 and wrote about it in her bestselling book Succulent Wild Woman. In her latest book, Succulent Wild Love: Six Powerful Habits for Feeling More Love More Often, she partners with her fiancé, Dr. John Waddell, who has a PhD in clinical psychology, to offer a powerful statement of love and relationship liberation.  

We hope you’ll enjoy this excerpt from the book, in which SARK writes about her “Soulfully Single” self. We also invite you to enter our special Succulent Wild Love photo contest by sharing a photo that represents love to you, whether you are Soulfully Single, happily partnered, or anywhere in between! We will be giving away a free copy of Succulent Wild Love to three lucky winners selected by random drawing from all the entries. 

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relationships
Thursday, January 28, 2016
LESSONS I LEARNED FROM EDITING MALA OF LOVE: 108 LUMINOUS POEMS by guest blogger Kate Vogt
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In movies and on television, in greeting cards and advertisements, we are regaled with depictions of a love that thrives on attachment, longing, sentiment, and romanticism. Mala of Love: 108 Luminous Poems is a collection of sacred poetry that allows readers to reach beyond this more commercial understanding of love and guides them toward realization of a more mystical love that is grounded in acceptance, joy, patience, compassion, and gratitude. We hope you’ll enjoy this article in which Mala of Love coeditor Kate Vogt shares lessons she learned while working on the book.
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poetry
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Linda Graham, author of BOUNCING BACK, talks about REWIRING YOUR BRAIN FOR MAXIMUM RESILIENCE AND WELL-BEING
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We hope you’ll enjoy this short video in which Linda Graham, author of Bouncing Back, talks about how we can rewire our brains for maximum resilience and well-being. We also invite you to be a part of our upcoming Awareness Series Telesummit, in which Linda will be teaching a class called Shift Happens: How to Bounce Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster. Registration is free and grants you access to 10 teleclasses that are being offered by top teachers of mindful living. Each class will offer practical strategies for turning down the overwhelm meter in your life so you can regain a sense of purpose, power, and peace.  

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psychology
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
SAVED BY THE LAUNDRY: FROM HAMPER TO HAPPINESS IN 8 STEPS by guest blogger Karen Maezen Miller, author of HAND WASH COLD
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Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller is known for helping her readers and students understand that the contentment they think of as “out there” is actually here and now. We hope you’ll enjoy this guest post by Karen, which is based on her book Hand Wash Cold


We also invite you to be part of our upcoming Awareness Series Telesummit, in which Karen will be teaching a class called “10 Tips for a Mindful Home.” Registration is free and grants you access to 10 teleclasses that are being offered by top teachers of mindful living. Each class will offer practical strategies for turning down the overwhelm meter in your life so you can regain a sense of purpose, power, and peace.  

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Buddhism
Thursday, January 14, 2016
THE BETTER PART OF HAPPINESS: EXPLORING THE FOUR PURPOSES OF LIFE by guest blogger Dan Millman
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With the pace of life accelerating, in a world of change, it’s not easy to maintain our balance and sense of direction. Yet we strive to do so, because a sense of direction, toward a meaningful goal, may be the better part of happiness. In this pursuit, the journey may indeed matter more than the destination — but without a destination to aim for there is no journey; we can only wander. 

We humans are goal seekers from infancy, drawn by the objects of our desire. But somewhere along the way, most often in the dilemmas and angst of adolescence, a sense of confusion obscures the simple desires of childhood. What we want is muddied by expectations about what we (or others) think we should do. We begin to doubt our desires, mistrust our motives, and wonder where we’re going and why. 
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Dan Millman

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