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The Truth of Happiness

As opposed to the temporary fling we have with happiness, joy is a deeper, more stable experience. Joy is not devoid of pain. Joy actually describes a space so vast, it encompasses pain.

Enlightenment in the Age of Disruption: An Interview

Recently Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the spiritual head of Shambhala International, sat down with journalist Jonathan Fields of The Good Life Project to discuss technology, fatherhood, bravery, and living life as a journey rather than an obstacle you have to overcome.

The Pursuit of Happiness: Developing Empathy for Others

I had a major epiphany a few weeks ago while playing with our family’s chocolate toy poodle, Leroy Brown. I realized that he’s just trying to be happy. Sometimes when he’s trying to be happy, he makes me happy — like when I go to the grocery store and come back and he acts like … Continue