21 Days of Gratitude

Gratitude is one of the highest vibrations in the Universe. The frequency of gratitude can immediately lift your spirits, eliminate fear, and open your heart to receive love. Gratitude sends a crystal clear message to the Universe saying that you would like more to be grateful for.

This inspirational video was well responded at TED conferences and film-maker Louie Schwartzberg motivates those around him as happiness is revealed.
Spoken word and music montage created and composed by Gary Malkin. Narration written and spoken by Brother David Steindl-Rast.

Great Bell Chant

And enjoy this Great Bell Chant (the End of Suffering), a short video with beautiful visuals and the voice of Thich Nhat Hanh — a shared prayer for the well being of all beings as this new year dawns.

Blessings as the Sun again moves northward toward spring,  and the Light “gets to you,”

10 Laws on the Art of Joyful Living


Kaz Tanahashi

“10 Laws on the Art of Joyful Living”
by Zen teacher and brush artist Kaz Tanahashi

1. Your happiness is more important than anything else.
2. The happier you are, the more you can help others.
3. Smiling makes you happy.
4. The more relaxed you are, the happier you are.
5. A moment of meditation can help you refresh yourself.
6. The lower your expectations are, the happier you are.
7. Happiness attracts happiness.
8. The ultimate healing is to live joyfully at each moment.
9. The more fully you face your own death, the more joyous you become.
10. You can always improve your art of joyful living.