If Buddha Were My Roommate – 2 Weeks Of Mindfulness In A Western Zen Temple

“Gongggggg-gonggggg-gongggg”. My heart starts pounding, and I’m wide awake. I hear the fleeting sound of naked feet running down the hallway in front of my room. ‘It’s the wake-up bell’, my mind calmly suggests to my heart who’s still recovering from the adrenaline shock. No need to look at the clock, I know exactly what … More If Buddha Were My Roommate – 2 Weeks Of Mindfulness In A Western Zen Temple

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Hiking Fansipan, Lesson for Life – What Vietnam’s Highest Mountain taught us

I’ve always been in love with nature and hiking. I’ve done it since, I can remember. Hiking is like a metaphor for so many things and challenges we struggle with in our life, like goals, persistence, encountering challenges, and, most importantly, friendship. All of these, we encountered on our hike up Mount Fansipan, the highest … More Hiking Fansipan, Lesson for Life – What Vietnam’s Highest Mountain taught us