KEY 1: LET IT GO: Generosity, including 'The Apple Meditation' and the journal exercise 'Remember Your Gifts'.; KEY 2: DO NO HARM: Buddhist ethics, including the activity 'Black Stones, White Stones' and the meditation 'Help or Harm?'; KEY 3: BITE YOUR TONGUE: Patience, the Buddhist way of managing your anger, including the visualization 'Deflecting the Arrows of Anger'.; KEY 4: SWEAT IT OUT: Enthusiasm, including the journal exercise 'Busy Lazy or Lazy Lazy?' and the prayer 'The Inspiration of Perspiration'.; KEY 5: STICK TO THE POINT: Concentration and mindfulness, including the activity 'Slow Food'.; KEY 6: DON'T TAKE LIFE TOO SERIOUSLY: Wisdom, including the activity 'Old Photos' and the journal exercise 'A Year to Live'.
Madonna Gauding has been a student of Buddhism for over 12 years and is a practitioner of martial arts. She is the author of The Meditation Bible, World Mandalas, Six Keys to Buddhist Living and Working with Meditation. Location: St Louis, Missouri, USA.