Tag Archives: mind-body connection

Pain-free Running

  Most pain in running stems from running too fast or pushing body beyond what it can handle.  I know this first hand.  Having being through them before makes me sensitive to when to back off and slow down before … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Observed

  The New Year Day was the past Sunday. It necessitated the national holiday be observed today (Monday). But if I was not looking at the calendar, today feels like just another day. I kid you not. Sure, no governmental … Continue reading

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Reblog: Moving, not holding on

I am not a Buddhist but often find Buddhist teachings useful.  Particularly associated with suffering and misery in our lives, I find refuge in them. Such is the case with the quote by Alan Watts, “dropping the craving  . . . … Continue reading

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Is The Pandemic Over?

  President Biden said this past weekend that the Covid-19 pandemic is over. Not sure where he got this idea, but his statement shocked many people (myself included). The president’s off-the-cuff remark contradicted the experts and world leaders alike. The … Continue reading

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Fun With Rituals

  Do not confuse ritual with routine. Albeit similar, the former is intentional and selected for personal fulfillment while the latter is more a schedule-based task.  In comparison, ritual is more mindful and enables. Take my Saturday morning long run … Continue reading

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Heatwave Weekend

  A heatwave will be hitting Washington DC area this weekend. Ahead of it, I am experiencing a heatwave of my own. Perhaps perception is reality here. The increased temperature and humidity feel like a wet blanket draping over me. … Continue reading

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Discipline – Further Explained

  Discipline is often viewed with negative connotations.  Such as poor performance due to lack of discipline, running a marathon demands self discipline, and the likes. Generally, it conjures up forced compliance – control, punishment, enforced behavior.  But what if … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 10 Apr 2022

Amidst the protracted Coronavirus pandemic and the Ukraine War, we got a glimmer of hope this week: Judge Kentaji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate to be the next US Supreme Court Justice, and Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine … Continue reading

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Big News Of The Day

  If you haven’t heard them already  .  .  . In the morning, I did my usual reading of the news. And the top three news for me were: temperature today is only in the low 30’s Fahrenheit (low temp … Continue reading

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On Physical Reality, Part 3

  Physical reality is where we plant our feet. Where we can touch and feel our surroundings. Where we set our frame of reference. It is where one is. If you leave or lose where you are, you are taking … Continue reading

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