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The Surprising Success Secret This Hedge Fund Founder Swears By

“‘Meditation more than any other factor has been the secret to whatever success I’ve had,’ Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, told financial journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin at a David Lynch Foundation event on Tuesday evening.” Dalio said that Transcendental Meditation — a technique that  Read more

The Mindfulness Business

In his 1905 book, “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism”, Max Weber credited the Protestant ethic with giving rise to capitalism. Now it sometimes seems as if it is the Buddhist ethic that is keeping capitalism going. The Protestants stressed rational calculation and self-restraint. The Buddhists stress the importance  Read more

Five Keys to Living In Balance

Transform and Heal Yourself, Your Life, and the Planet with these five keys to living in balance from Deepak Chopra. 1. Know that the world “out there” reflects your reality “in here.” The people you react to most strongly, whether with love or hate, are projections of your inner world.  Read more

Positive Psychology and Happiness 101

There is a distinction between feeling good, which according to positive psychologists only creates a hunger for more pleasure, and doing good, which can lead to lasting happiness. Positive psychology brings the same attention to positive emotions (happiness, pleasure, well-being) that clinical psychology has always paid to the negative ones (depression,  Read more