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Roller Coaster Zen
“What really defines the experience of riding a roller coaster?”  Is it the anticipation of the ride as I am strapping into my seat?  Is it the combination of dread and excitement as we click to the top of that first big hill?  Is it the terror and thrill of being plunged downward at upwards of 80 mph? Maybe it is all of this and more.  And maybe life is the same way...
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Peter Buecker
On Coping with Pain

The messages about pain in our society are eschew, and use of prescription narcotics is at an epidemic level.  Effectively coping with pain is something we are naturally hardwired to do, but few know how to actually do it.  It is simple (though not easy), effective, and profound.

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Peter Buecker
On Healing

We live in a time of great progress and, simultaneously, a time of great crisis in our health system.  There is bigger, better, and more expensive technology, but less touch of human hands and human hearts.  What is needed, in my humble opinion, is collective awareness of the fact that we on all sides of this equation, are all human...

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Peter BueckerMeditation, MD
Being Happy Now

A lot is said in this world about happiness.  I think it is safe to say, that all of us in our own way want to be happy.  We certainly find all kinds of interesting and even screwed up ways to try to hunt it down, and often find happiness elusive.  If you feel that chasing happiness in your own life is like running on a hamster wheel that never quite gets you there, then a) you are probably right, and b) this post is for you.  So read on...

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Finding Your Inner Stillness

I find that often times people get caught up in the concepts or even the more logistical parts of the practicing and actually miss the meditation experience altogether. The following is one way that I have found over time works pretty well to get to the heart of the matter:  Finding your own inner stillness.  Try it out, and see how it works for you...

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