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Mind Training

  I give in to my feelings more than I like to admit.  Specifically, my mind caves to what appears urgent.  Or my “hair on fire” experience.  One common example is the  ringing telephone.  It just won’t stop nagging “answer … Continue reading

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Mindful Living

  “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,” says the United Negro College Fund.  A slogan I not only agree with but would add, a mind is a hard thing to discipline.  You see, even though, the mind can’t … Continue reading

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In The Woods

  Haven’t been running in the woods for a long while. Today’s run in the woods brings back memory. Roots, branches and rocks are still there on the trails waiting for me. Except many of them are partially covered by … Continue reading

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Meditation & Patience

When meditating, my patience gets tested. I know it’s the wrong thing to say. One is supposed to immerse in the here and now. The whole process should be a breeze. Right? Not for me. One hour is my meditation … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 14 – Live Free

  Marathon Training 64 min (7 mi incl 5 @ steady), sunny & 74 degree Having running tempo (or tempo interval) pace so much, today’s steady pace was a refreshing change.  However that did not mean today’s steady pace was … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 5 – Walking Meditation

  Marathon Training Rest Day.  Week 5 is a “down” week.  Which means a break with less mileage so my body can recover and prepare for the coming weeks. Walking Meditation After my morning meditation, I continued my session by … Continue reading

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Glass Half Empty?

  When the “world” is getting me down, instead of turning on it , I turn inward to myself and ask: Why? What is there that is not agreeing with me? Am I biased on certain subjects? Or could there … Continue reading

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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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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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