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Week In Review – 2 Aug 2020

It’s August! Typically July is the hottest month in Washington DC. Perhaps we are over the hump and look forward to (slightly) cooler weather ahead.  Wish I can say the same about the Coronavirus.  But the saga (case/death) continues: US … 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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Dropping In On The Breath

  Need a break but has little time to spare? Good chance that you are, at times like me, stuck in a grind what I called the merry-go-round. Being there done that. Whether you can get off the merry-go-round or … Continue reading

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Dropping In On Myself

  Sounds a bit spooky, isn’t it?  Dropping in on myself.  But that is exactly what I have been doing lately.  Think of it as flash meditation. In any given moment, dropping in to see how I am doing.  Any … Continue reading

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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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