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What does love look like?

"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like." - Saint…

Five tools for living mindfully

“Our habitual patterns are, of course, well established, seductive, and comforting. Just wishing for them to be ventilated isn’t enough. Mindfulness and awareness are key. Do we see the stories that we’re telling ourselves and question…

You are what you do

“You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.” - Carl Jung Our quote today invites us to investigate a bit more deeply our perception of ourselves. Often, if we're asked to describe ourselves, we will share qualities of ourselves…
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Transform your thoughts, transform your life

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Findlay Courier, Posted On Wed. Nov 16th, 2016 Doing what you feel good about may be more difficult than just doing what makes you feel good, but it’s the former that is more likely to create genuine happiness.John…

Just be one

“Don't go on discussing what a good person should be. Just be one.” Marcus Aurelius Often, we find it much easier to talk about what a good person should be as well as point out those who don’t measure up, rather than focus on ourselves…

Mindfulness and Recovery Podcast

Interview on Mental Health News Radio live from from the National Conference on Addiction Disorders From addict, homelessness, and estrangement from family to teacher, Buddhist monk, author, and speaker. John Bruna was the one interview done…

Video of the book launch in Carbondale!

It was a precious gift to be able to launch my book, The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life: The Essence of Mindfulness, in my hometown of Carbondale and be introduced by my wonderful wife Laura Bartels. Here is a video of the talk. John Bruna…

Enjoying life and suffering less

"Overcoming attachment does not mean becoming cold and indifferent. On the contrary, it means learning to have relaxed control over our mind through understanding the real causes of happiness and fulfillment, and this enables us to enjoy life…

Post Independent - ‘Meaningful life’ author John Bruna

‘Meaningful life’ author John Bruna July 22, 2016 - Post Independent by Will Grandbois Carbondalian John Bruna’s new book, “The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life” won’t officially be released until August, but locals will have a…
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John Bruna interviewed on KDNK

On July 14th, 2016, John Bruna was interviewed by Amy Hadden Marsh on KDNK about his new book, The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life: The Essence of Mindfulness.  The book is set to be released on August 9th and has received many wonderful reviews. The…