To Western ears, "mantra" is synonymous with "catchphrase" or "mission statement." But mantra is a tool that's been used for thousands of years to help cultivate peace of mind — something we could all use a little more of. Choose a word or phrase that is meaningful and melodious — such "love," "peace," or "amen" (or whatever resonates with you) — and repeat it silently or audibly whenever you need a gentle reminder to savor the moment.
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on Jun. 28, 2012 at 8:52 AM