Victor M. Parachin

Victor M. Parachin M.Div., C.Y.T. is a Vedic teacher, yoga instructor, Buddhist meditation teacher, and instructor at Yoga Spirit Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He researches and writes extensively about Eastern spiritual philosophy and is the author of numerous books, including Stretch Yourself!: 365 Great Reasons to Do Yoga and Swami Vivekananda: Essential Writings. 

6 Tools to Defuse and Disable Suffering—the Buddhist Way

For one, cut through the feeling that any challenging circumstance is permanent.…

10 Ways to Practice Mindful Grieving

In dealing with a loss, your actions and words, thoughts, breath, diet, and more…

6 Ways to Give Like a Buddhist

Whether it’s your time, talent, joy, or other offerings, giving like a Buddhist …

6 Ways to Practice Mudita: Buddhism’s Sympathetic Joy

Mudita is a sympathetic joy for joy: spontaneously and sincerely feeling happy f…

7 Habits of People Who Awaken

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6 Tools for More Freedom—the Buddhist Way

Discover ways to feel more free through Buddhist practices. “We all want freedom…

Seven Buddhist Lessons in Gratitude

Gratitude is powerful. Building your sense of thankfulness the Buddhist way. …

How to Be a Nicer Person the Buddhist Way

Don’t despise, be generous the right way, and choose nice friends. Learn to be n…

7 Spiritual Lessons from a Thief

Grow spiritually ... with inspiration from a thief? Read on.

When Guilt is Good

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