This week’s theme: Zen Living
Have you ever wondered what “zen” living is all about? Zen living is a way of life that stresses simplicity, awareness, and being in the present moment. By emphasizing the significance of being present in the moment and fostering a feeling of awareness, it can help reduce tension and generate a sense of serenity. Join us as our guest speaker shares his life story and some advice for people new to “Zen” life.
From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success
This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about living our lives in the moment and understanding the beauty of Zen living.
Mark Reid is the host of the Zen Sammich podcast. Previously, he was an English professor at Kanagawa University, Tokyo University of Science, and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University. He was also an attorney for 10 years, first as an Assistant District Attorney in New York state, and later worked in Securities Law for a large firm in Birmingham, Alabama. He now lives in the countryside of Japan and makes washi (traditional Japanese paper) for a living with his wife, Haruka.
A graduate of the University of Alabama in political science and religion, with an MA from Florida State University in philosophy and ethics, and a JD from Syracuse University College of Law, he has a diversified background that through diligence and good fortune has taken him all over the world, including residential stints in Greece, England, and South Korea.
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Quote of the Day:
“Silence isn’t empty. It is full of answers.”
“In the end, only three things that matter: how much you love, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”
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