Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Three Ways that We are Special in the Universe

13.7 billion years ago, our universe began to expand. We know this because it is sung in the theme song of The Big Bang Theory, though they round up to 14. You and I began to evolve as the first … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

I recall, when I was a kid, the scent of Spring mixed with the smell of detergent and Pledge.  These smells became planted in my brain. They represent the end of the winter sequester, when playing outside meant coat and boots … Continue reading

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Christmacholia

As I sat with a group of friends, we related our experiences with Christmas as children and then later as adults. Most of us had fond memories of childhood Yule, family traditions, food, the magic of Christmas morning. That was … Continue reading

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Can You Be Virtually Fearless?

The answer is yes, and no. No, you can probably never get rid of all your fears. Yes, you can stop letting your fears control your actions. And yes, you can feel less afraid and anxious. There are two approaches. … Continue reading

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Stomping Stubbornly into Our Privates Hells

When I was about eight years old, I had a bunch of balloons. I don’t recall where I got them or what shape or color they were. I do recall that I liked those balloons. I don’t remember what I … Continue reading

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The Gravity of Relationships

In high school, I was taught that gravity is a force that makes apples fall out of trees. Isaac Newton figured that out. His theory was incomplete. Gravity is much more mysterious. Gravity is the organizing principal of the universe. … Continue reading

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Happiness is All (Mostly) in Your Head

There is a blog I have been following, called the Happsters. It’s about happiness. Check it out. There is happiness and then there are things that make you happy (or unhappy). Most people are chasing the things that make them … Continue reading

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