Category Archives: meditation

Too Much Of A Good Thing, Part 2

; Fellowship is good.  Merryment is good.  Love is good.  Except . . .  when there is too much. Too much fellowship creates noise and distraction.  Too muc merriment leads to overindulgence and imbalance.  And too much love brings possesiveness … Continue reading

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Just A Bunch Of Why‘s

; We are inextricably tied to our environment, and yet we are actively destroying it.  California wildfire, Brazil Amazon, plastics in the ocean, are just some of our indiscretions pop into my mind. Why do we do what we do? … Continue reading

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What’s Important To me

  Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. ~ Muhammad Ali  The quote by Ali suits me just fine.  Because my life’s purpose can be summarized in one word – contribution. In my … Continue reading

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No Anticipation, No Surprise?

  Being human, anticipation and surprise are two of anyone’s primary emotions.  They go hand-in-hand with our daily actions. When I hit the <Return> key on the keyboard, I anticipate the cursor jumps to the next line. And when that … Continue reading

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Reblog: Take three breaths ‹ Mindfulbalance ‹ WordPress.com

  Meditation is a good way to be mindful of the present and to disrupt autopilot or mindlessness. A nice concept in theory but how exactly does one go about achieving it? Wait no more.  The advise of “take three … Continue reading

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Self Awareness?

  Being self aware is easier said than done. I know this first hand. Older I become, more trapped I am to my habits. Because life has plenty of distractions. More reasons for self awareness? Better get back to my … Continue reading

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On Judging

  Judging is unavoidable.  We judge everything around us to get our bearings.  Whether it’s in relation to other people, things, places. etc.  No problem.  Often it is our reaction to the judging that can wreak havoc. Say someone is … Continue reading

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No Time To Panic

  In time of darkness, when you can’t even  spot your own fingers, and all the hopes are gone, this is not the time to panic. Despite the future unknown, the solution nowhere to be found, and the walls closing … Continue reading

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What’s New?

  June has arrived.  It’s a new month except nothing really feels new. If anything, COVID-19, the force majeure, is causing businesses and schools to be closed. That has not changed.  Record unemployment, the greatest since Great Depression, has economy … Continue reading

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Home During the Pandemic

A few months ago, I wrote that home is “where everything is,” and there is no place like home.  That was before the pandemic COVID-19 struck.  Subsequently, one-third of the world’s populations have been confined to their homes under government … Continue reading

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