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Entries for February 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013
It's the Perennial Philosophy (Or, There's Nothing New in the New Age)
By Samy AbulEla

I was asked to write a blog about the latest trends in mind, body, spirit publishing. It got me thinking, first about the word trends and then about our publishing program in general. Something in the word trends implies things that come and go, things — whether fashions or ideas or whatever — that are popular for a while and then fade a bit.


Marc Allen
Friday, February 08, 2013
Celebrate the International Day of Self-Love on February 13th!
By Samy AbulEla

For a day that’s supposed to be all about giving and receiving love, February 14th sure leaves a lot of single people feeling alone and a lot of people in relationships feeling disappointed. Check out the faces of people the day after the 14th. Some frowns may have faded, but many a mated person will still be suffering from an expectation hangover — disappointed by yet another Valentine’s Day that didn’t measure up to their hopeful, and unrealistic, ideals.(READ MORE)

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Tuesday, February 05, 2013
The Myth of Work-Life Balance by Marc Lesser, author of KNOW YOURSELF, FORGET YOURSELF
By Samy AbulEla

There is a famous Zen dialogue from ancient China about a monk and a teacher. The monk arrives at the monastery and says to the teacher, “I’ve arrived. Please give me your teaching.”
    The teacher says, “Have you eaten your breakfast?”
    The monk responds, “Yes, I have.”
    The teacher says, “Wash your bowl.”
    The monk understands. What could be more obvious?(READ MORE)

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