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Many people live in a constant state of anxiety, wishing the world to change in some way, to fit personal expectations and desires. Rather than feeling gratitude for how things are, modern life encourages us to always seek something different or “better.”

Peace arises naturally when this “wanting mind” is released. Letting go of likes, dislikes and desires shifts our consciousness, transforming how we perceive the present moment.

Zen meditation, yoga, tai chi and other spiritual practices help us to calm the mind and experience ever deepening states of inner peace, mindfulness and balance.

These tranquil states of mind are called dhyāna or jhāna in Buddhism. They correspond to a shift in awareness, a release of goal-seeking, fears and judgements, along with a greater appreciation for life as it is…

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