In this Dharma talk given as Thanksgiving approaches, Shaila Catherine discusses the benefits of gratitude and a perspective of thankfulness. She notes that studies have shown that there is a strong correlation between gratitude and happiness, and awareness of well-being in life.
Unification of Body, mind, and Heart. The functions of Samadhi. The Buddha's 4 guidelines on mindfulness of the breath: The long breath, the short breath, experiencing the whole body, and calming the body as you breathe in and out.