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What Emotional Problems?

Between what we want and what we have, there is a gap.  Reasonable people work on closing that gap.  But problem arises when we get emotional.  Don’t want to get old, be lonely, and say goodbye are examples of illusive … Continue reading

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Our Body Knows

Emotional outburst towards self or others is a consequence of our reactions to certain stimuli.  It is akin to the physiological aspect of stimulus & response but a bit more involved, given the human psychology & behaviors. And, it starts with … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye

Just as surely as the earth evolves around the sun, season changes and our life goes on.  Everything is good until we have to say good bye, to someone or something we love. It is human nature that we grow … Continue reading

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2:02 AM

Two-O-two AM, my mom will always remind me on my birthday.  You see that is the time of the day when I was born.  I have heard her saying it many times and lately I basically tune it out.  That … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 30 Sep 2018

Freedom, while positive in connotation, in extreme is neither comfortable nor productive.  Cases in point are prisoners and babies.  Neither are the preferred state for any society for sustainable operation. Guarding against the extremes, freedom is checked by the concept … Continue reading

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1 Second

What difference does one (1) second make? Answer: me not accepted into the 2019 Boston Marathon. Got the email from the Boston Athletic Association today.   It stated, “Entries in all age groups were accepted through and including those who ran … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 19 – Emotional Reasoning

mental preparation & yoga stretch, no running Preparing for a marathon takes more than just running, even though that is a big part of it.  I am getting myself ready for the Erie Marathon by attending to the non-running aspects.  … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 18 – In Memory of Sen. John McCain

16 miles long run fast finish, sunny & 78 degree. America has lost a good man.  

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Day 5 Week 17 – Reblog: Here and not here

Originally posted on Mindfulbalance:
Acknowledging that there is a groundlessness at the heart of the human condition, or an unsatisfactory element to our experience, is part of most spiritual traditions. As Pema Chodron says: “The truth is that we can…

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Day 3 Week 16 – The Waiting Game, Part 2

Part 1, here. The second time my life got put in a suspended animation is when my mom went into the hospital. My mother is in her mid 80’s and has an history of heart condition.  So when she complained … Continue reading

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