Category Archives: meditation

Experiential Learning, Part 2

As an intuitive learner, I find connections quickly.  Unfortunately, too quick sometimes, and the details are lost on me.  Thus I appreciate experiential learning or leaning by doing in that the finer points manifest themselves and smack me in the … Continue reading

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Focus Of The Day?

For the longest time, I would wake up, reach over for my cell phone that is charging on my nightstand, and turn it on. The phone eager to let me know what I had missed would fill my ears with … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Week In Review – 17 Feb 2019

Following up to an earlier post, I am reappraising my role as a parent.  Certainly as every parent knows, the job is lifetime but changing as we grow older. It is easy to get trapped in out dated mindsets and … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking, Part 2

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.  ~Viktor Frankl Critical thinking means staying objective and thinking critically, … Continue reading

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Between Movie and Life

In movies, every moment is captured, on film. Frame by frame. The details, angles, settings, etc. orchestrated with an ending in mind.  I used to remind my kids that movie is not real in case they decide to put on … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 13 Jan 2019

Humans have emotions.  Therefore, we can relate to each others.  We sympathize how others feel.  Emotions gives rise to unique human traits such as art and poetry.  Of course, there are downsides as well – regrets, aggression, greed, and destruction … Continue reading

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Frozen In Place

Beginning of January.  Feel like I am frozen in place.  The only constant companion is the sound of the furnace – gallantly blowing hot air in battling this chill.  Can’t imaging what would happen if without it (i.e. the furnace). … Continue reading

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