Category Archives: consumption


From Thich Nhat Hanh, “The World We Have” This sheet offers a number of steps we can take to reduce the impact of our ecological footprint. Please look over this and, if you feel inspired, commit to a few or … Continue reading

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All We Need is Love

“Falling in Love with the Earth” by Thich Nhat Hanh This beautiful, bounteous, life-giving planet we call Earth has given birth to each one of us, and each one of us carries the Earth within every cell of our body. … Continue reading

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Conversation is a Source of Nourishment

Excerpt from THE ART OF COMMUNICATING by Thich Nhat Hanh Essential Food Nothing can survive without food. Everything we consume acts either to heal us or to poison us. We tend to think of nourishment only as what we eat … Continue reading

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Buddha’s Nutriments

The Buddha’s first nutriment is edible food. What people eat or drink can lead to mental or physical suffering. Thich Nhat Hanh believes that this suffering results from not eating mindfully and that people must learn to eat in ways … Continue reading

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Mindful Consumption

“The practice of mindful consumption and mindful eating is the object of the Fifth Mindfulness Training. The Fifth Training is the way out of the difficult situation our world is in. When we practice the Fifth Training, we recognize exactly … Continue reading

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