Monthly Archives: February 2019

Mind Dancing With The Body

The sound tick, tuck, tick, tuck . . . pierces into my ear drums while I’m trying my best to meditate.  Sitting on the floor with my legs crossed, a series of questions pops into my head: why this little … Continue reading

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What Can I Do? A Strategy For Maintaining Control

Have you ever got lost, became panic, and found yourself lost twice as fast?  What would be an useful strategy in situations like that?  Everyone has different coping mechanisms.  Here is one strategy I will share that works well for … Continue reading

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Reblog: the long month of february

February is not one of my favorite months.  In fact, it’s the month that I often escape from.  Why?  Because of the winter cold. My longing for warmer days is neatly captured in the post “the long month of february.” … Continue reading

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You Only Get This Moment Once!

The advise, in this post’s title, is what I got while visiting Caroline Bakker’s blog.  It  has me paused and mulled over Ms Bakker’s point – this moment in time, once gone, will never return.  Never.  Not in the same … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 24 Feb 2019

Reading the news now-a-day, couldn’t help to sense negativism are all around – in government, social media, religion, school, etc. But losing hope is not an option. The alternative is worse – opposite of progress. First of all, don’t believe … Continue reading

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An Overactive Mind

Monkey mind is a polite way of labeling my overactive mind.  I say this because I have observed it first hand  in my meditations.  I am not kidding.  My mind is like a magnet.  It hops to any sounds, thoughts, … Continue reading

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We Are So Vain?

The popular Prairie Home Companion, a radio show by Garrison Keillor has this line about the fictional town, Lake Wobegon – it is where ‘all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above … Continue reading

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What’s The Question?

Almost five months have gone by since I learned that I missed the 2019 Boston Marathon Cut-off by 1 second.  Enough time has passed for my  bruised feeling to heal.  Even though as I said before, try harder next time, … Continue reading

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Sunday – My Favorite Day Of The Week

Friday used to be my favorite day of the week.  Knowing it’s the end of the work week and with a weekend ahead, my feeling was both relief (for the former) and anticipation (for the later).  Excitement galore. That favorite … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Self Sabotage?

Who is there talking behind my back? Nobody, except my negative self hacks. Why do they pop-up in the worst of times? Guarantee that it SHALT happen every time. What can I do to make them less so? Pause, Acknowledge, … Continue reading

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