The Growth Project

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A New Way to View Our Vices

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Do you have a vice? Many small ones? One massive one? What do you do habitually to release pressure when your system floods with emotion? Grab a bagel? Smoke a…

Notes From a Silent Meditation Retreat

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Friday Evening: I arrive at the Garrison Insitute late afternoon and check in to a closet-sized room. At dinner before the opening program, women near me discuss their concerns about being…

How to Create an Irreplaceable Union

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I love my husband now more than ever. When I used to hear older couples say that love deepens with time, I would roll my eyes and interpret that sentiment…

Redefining Loyalty: How Loving Opposition Can Help Us Grow

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We all crave loyalty. Associated with honor, loyalty is demonstrated by a “Going down with the ship”, “No man left behind”, “No matter what” mentality. Loyalty is cited in Psychology…

The Everlasting Solution to All Our Troubles

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Mid-life, there is no place left to hide. The panic that follows this realization is such a common phenomenon in our society that we’ve named it. Over the years, I’ve…