30 Lao Tzu Quotes for Reflection & Healing.

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“The best fighter is never angry.” ~ Lao Tzu. Arts & Culture Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Lao Tzu quotes reflection tao Taoism wisdom

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How to Practice Mindful Conversation.

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About 90% of my speech was eliminated: Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality conversation gossip joseph goldstein Lao Tzu mindful conversation mindful speech mindful talk Sam Harris

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5 Small Steps to Bliss. ~ Yaisa Nio

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) bliss contentment duckies ephemeral happiness herring joy lao tze Lao Tzu peace primary series savasana steps thousand miles It is said that happiness is fleeting, ephemeral. Joy, supposedly, is a deep inner state of being, of contentment, peace and more stuff like that. And then there is bliss. Who can describe bliss?

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Vietnam: eco-friendly is the way to go

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Asia Community Con Dao Island Gulf of Tonkin Lao Cai Province Vietnam eco-friendly Vietnam green travel in Vietnam tips for sustainable travel in Vietnam| Tips For Going Green | Tourism is booming in Vietnam, and for good reasons. Who doesn’t like heart-stopping landscapes, amazing cultural experiences like traditional festivals and remote village excursions, a justly famed cuisine and astounding nature and beaches?

On Getting Comfy with Uncertainty: 7 Ways to Embrace the Not-Knowing.  

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Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality buddhism buddhist teachings fear have faith Lao Tzu not knowing patience Pema Chodron present moment uncertaintyLiving with uncertainty feels uncomfortable, like that sensation you get when an episode of your favorite series ends and you become.

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The Quote that Helps me Ease my Daily Anxiety.

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Arts & Culture Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) anxiety quotes Lao Tzu present moment live in the present best quotes present moment quotes quotes to ease anxietyA good reminder for all of us.

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How to Achieve Flow State in the Most Intense Situations.

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Bicycle Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) calculated risks challenge/skill ratio choice emergency flow state keep cool Lao Tsu Neuroplasticity perception reality When we learn to tune in its wonderful kaleidoscope, life reveals itself. The simple and profound key to tuning in.

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Are you Blaming Yourself? Buddhists have Something to Tell You.

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Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood acceptance blame game buddhism buddhists change compassion Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse happiness healing Health & Wellness Lao Tzu mindfulness present moment resisting change self-blame shame spirituality TeachingsBuddhism is one of the main factors that has helped me stop my habit of self-blame. Through the teachings, I have realized many truths I wasn’t able to perceive before.

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Sprituality & Military Service—An Unusual but Necessary Union.

Elephant Journal

So, if I acted in such a way that reflected those 10 principles of leadership, then I would be a good leader, and surely, Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Lao Tzu meditation military qi gong tai chi war YogaIt was a hefty order for me to take on at the age of 17.

2015 78

Life. {Poem}

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Adventure Arts & Culture Literary Journal chances greater things Lao Tzu life poem questions to ask travelI lived more in the four months of traveling than I had in the past two and a half years. It’s not to say that I didn’t have an.

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Dean Potter: A Samurai Warrior who Faced Death so he could Truly Live.

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Adventure Arts & Culture Health & Wellness Yoga challenge: skills ratio Dean Potter flow states Lao Tsu qigong Taoism Wu Wei ZanshinThis meant that I was able to be in a state of non-thinking harmony with the universe. This is wu wei, what we might call t.

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Engaged Vaishnavism. ~ Steven J. Rosen

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) buddhism guiding principle Hare Krishna Krishna Lao Tzu philosophy religion spiritual vaishnava vaishnavism There is an art.to using the material world in a spiritual way.

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Why We Travel: Lessons Learned Away From Home.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Travel eco-travel India Indonesia Laos solo travel Southeast Asia sustainable travel travelOne of the joys of being a solo traveler is meeting people along the way—people you wouldn't meet if you were traveling with a partner, a family or a friend. There’s something about traveling alone that opens us up to others. Sometimes great connections are formed: we travel for days with people we've just met.

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The Infinite Tao.

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Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Free Content to Partners Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) academy arenson beliefs China david david arenson david g arenson nd hubei inspiration kungu Lao Tzu retreat shambhala taichi tao transformation wudang wusangshan Coming to China was taking a different path. The road diverted and at the fork, I took the “road less travelled.”

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Practical Peace: A Better Definition of Peace & Its Application. ~ Brad Glocke

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks accepting what is application of peace Lao Tzu learn how to be peaceful Martin Luther King mlk quote peace peaceful quotes raising children tao te ching wars As flawed human beings, we will never be able to judge the same events in the same way. We will never agree on religion, or customs, or political ideologies, or the right way to raise a child.

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The Mekong: roll on, muddy river, roll on

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact The Mekong: roll on, muddy river, roll on 23 February 11 · 0 comments | The Green Cruise | W hat better way to make the transition from touristed Thailand to laidback Laos than on that most famous of Southeast Asia’s rivers, the Mekong? Other Laos pan for gold, graze livestock and tend gardens (which wash away yearly when the river rises dramatically in rainy season).

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Mekong (Blogging) Odyssey: Jeff Opperman’s New York Times Series

Nature Conservancy - Science

Freshwater People and Conservation Water Jeff Opperman Jeff Opperman Green Jeff Opperman Mekong Jeff Opperman New York Times Jeff Opperman Scientist at Work Laos Mekong dam Laos Mekong development Mekong fish Mekong fishing Mekong hydropower Mekong nature Mekong nature dams Mekong River catfish Mekong River dams New York Times blogging Fishermen along the Mekong River capture their dinner by unfurling large nets. Image credit: Jeff Opperman/TNC.

Do Less, Be More: 8 Resolutions from a Yogi. ~ Kristen Brotemarkle

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This year I’m changing it up. I’m resolving to do less so I can be more. Resolutions have never been a big issue for me. I’m fairly good at setting goals and reaching them; in fact I often force myself to surpass the goals I set. As I continue on my spiritual journey, I am discovering how much my conditioning has created this story in my head that the more I do, the happier I’ll be.

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Are You a False Prophet? ~ Leace Hughes

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Buddha compassion happiness healing health wellness Krishnamurti Lao Tzu life meditation mindfulness Socrates spirituality “Truth is a pathless land.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti Krishnamurti was a world teacher in the early 1900’s, but I can still learn so much from what he came here to teach. His words, “Truth is a pathless land,” bothered me at first.

Panning for Gold in the World’s Poorest Countries: A Toxic Story

Eco Chic

A few months later doing similar field interviews in rural Laos in 2013, I found that the subsistence communities there were also panning for gold—this time in the Mekong River. Lao women pan for gold in Mekong River © Jennifer Veilleux 2013. Worldchanging Women ethiopia gold Jewelry laos mercury poisoning mining Toxins Gumuz boy panning for gold in the Blue Nile River © Jennifer Veilleux 2012. By: Jennifer Veilleux.

Celebrating Womanhood: I am Woman I am Paradox

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, June 2, 2010 Celebrating Womanhood: I am Woman I am Paradox That which is yielding conquers the strong and the soft overcomes that which is hard --Lao Tse There is a new woman out there.

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3 Things My Motorcycle Taught Me About Yoga.

Elephant Journal

I recently had a reverie of a 6,000km excursion motorbiking across the magnificent countries of Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand that surprisingly correlated greatly to my approach to yoga. Adventure Yoga Chris Sakowski motorcyles patience practice self-care

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What “Be Authentic” Actually Means.

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“He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” ~ Lao Tzu. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) authenticity Miller & Debbie Harrell self-exploration self-realization tattoos

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What is Mindful Photography? ~ Janice Tenille & Erick Joseph

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Debating The Role of The Camera As We Explore Laos. Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today digital Thailand Vietnam

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Timing is Everything.

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." ~ Lao Tzu. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) journey timing trust universe

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Rare Tree Cut Down by Christmas Thief at WA Arboretum

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Garden and Yard Care Holidays Asia China conifer Keteleeria Laos Taiwan University of Washington Vietnam Washington

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“The 125 Best Bird Watching Sites in Southeast Asia”

10,000 Birds

This guide describes the 125 best birding sites for both common and rare species, covering Myanmar, Thailand, Laos (officially Lao PDR), Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines and Timor Leste. The 125 Best Bird Watching Sites in Southeast Asia, edited by Yong Ding Li & Low Bing Wen.

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6.8 Earthquake Shakes Myanmar

Sustainability Ninja

The quake was centred 111 km (69 miles) north of the town of Chiang Rai, a sparsely populated, hilly area that forms part of the “Golden Triangle”, known for growth of illicit opium, and where Myanmar, Laos and Thailand meet. A large 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar near the border with northern Thailand today, killing one person and rattling buildings in three big cities.

Birding Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China

10,000 Birds

Menglun in Xishuangbanna is less than 50 km away from the Chinese border to Laos and Myanmar, and it has a big botanical garden.

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Life is a Work in Progress: Why I Re-Thought my “To Be” List.

Elephant Journal

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu I had never finished anything in my life. I wasn’t a college graduate, I was only dabbling in my yoga practice, and I had journals of sparked ideas that never went anywhere. I even had boxes still sitting in my […]. Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) goal setting goals making plans personal development secret to success to do list

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Reducing Our Impact on The Planet: 9 Simple Ways to Tread a Little Lighter. ~ Susan McKellep

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"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao-tzu. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today carbon footprint cold water green laundry mother earth reusable bags

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14 Steps to Build a Ladder to Your Own Home Yoga Practice.

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Lao Tzu So you’ve gone to a few (years of) yoga classes. “Do you have the patience to wait Till your mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving Till the right action arises by itself?” ~Lao You’ve done some streaming videos on your own, craning your neck to see the teacher. Sometimes [.]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga Yoga Practice DIY yoga yoga at home yoga class yoga practice yoga rocks

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The Largest Mammal That No Scientist Has Ever Seen in the Wild

Nature Conservancy - Science

It roams only in the Annamite Mountains of Laos and Vietnam. During the conflict, Laos became the most bombed country per capita in human history; more bombs rained down on it than on all of Europe during World War II. Patrol team with wire snares collected in saola habitat, central Laos (Nakai-Nam Theun National Protected Area). There is still plenty of forest in Laos. The saola is the largest terrestrial mammal never seen alive in the wild by a biologist.

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Green (Living) Review

The WATER project, coordinated by WWF, STEO and WWT and funded by the European Commission, promotes wetland technology as a sustainable solution for water purification for Vientiane, Laos, bringing additional benefits for flood control, biodiversity and for the people reliant on marsh products.

Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

601-800 sp: Canada, Costa Rica, Panama; Russia; Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo (Brazzaville), Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa; Laos, New Guinea (PNG); Australia. Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least. Birders follow different patterns of bird migration and their local activities and travel accordingly. But – where?

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Green (Living) Review

The Wastewater Treatment through Effective wetland Restoration (WATER) project, implemented by WWF Laos, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), WWT Consulting and the Lao PDR Government Department of Science & Technology (STEO), and funded by EU ASIA PRO Eco II, has won CIWEM ’s coveted 2009 World of Difference Award.

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The Mekong Movie

The Green Changemakers

The Mekong Movie Filmed in four countries and produced in four languages, ‘Mekong’ includes footage of China’s Mekong [Lancang] dams and footage of the controversial Xayaburi dam in Laos. The film examines the issues of hydropower development and its impact on the lives of Mekong citizens. link] Link download the movie: [link]. Documentary Movie

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Mekong Tipping Point

The Green Changemakers

This 9 minute video analyzes the likely impact of building further dams along the mainstream Mekong dam in Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Mekong Tipping Point from Henry L. Stimson Center on Vimeo. Featuring Dr. Richard Cronin, Director of the Southeast Asia program at the Stimson Center in Washington, DC, this video looks at the role of China, the importance of hydropower, and the implications of these new dams on the region's bountiful wildlife.

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South East Asia Faces Extreme Monsoon Season- Bangkok Braces as High Tide Arrives


Another 336 people have died in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, an official said. South-East Asia has been battered by particularly severe monsoon rains this year. The flooding is the worst to hit Thailand in decades, killing at least 356 people, displacing more than 110,000 and doing huge damage to the economy, tens of thousands of families sheltering in evacuation centres. Heavy rains since July have inundated large parts of Southeast Asia, forcing millions from their homes.

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Wishing you a greener holiday!

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Wishing you a greener holiday!

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New Publication by IGES

The Green Changemakers

A Policy Researcher on Resource Circulation and Integrated Waste Management Place of work : IGES Hayama Headquarters Application deadline : 30 April 2014 * Please apply as soon as possible. If there are suitable candidates, we may close the applications before the deadline. >>For

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Go for the green photo: #9 3 September 10 · 0 comments | A Thousand Words | W hen it comes to the spirit offerings—what gods wouldn’t be tempted by these soulful bits of beauty?—strewn

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?