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If self-aware you wish to be, ask yourself these questions three

You know how when you’re observing your thoughts, that they are of a certain feeling or emotion, and now you’ve accidentally moved into judging that feeling? Yeah. Me too. I observe that I’m tired after a full day, and my focus has now subtly shifted from “observing” to “tired.” Try, try again. It’s called a Practice for […]

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Let go of letting go; try this instead.

You know when something bugs us, and we spend so much mental bandwidth trying to not let it bother us that now it’s all we can focus on? And the more we try to not let it bother us the more bothersome it becomes? For example: The ninja-like fly buzzing around your kitchen that keeps […]

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How To Regain Your Balance and Stay Sane — During the Holidays and Beyond

I like to mindfully create my days overall, and I’ve got a good balance going of self, work, and family. But as Life is dynamic, new influences are always coming in for attention. I can tell that I’ve been creeping toward more and more over-busy, over-full, and over-tired. If I were to be honest with […]

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Watching Thoughts Like Passing Clouds

I don’t have to have an opinion about every one of my thoughts.   A thought is like a hawk in the air: It dances on the wind Yet the sky is unchanged.

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Stop and Smell the Stillness

We all have felt overwhelmed. Sometimes it’s low-grade, other times it’s intensive. Regardless, we need self-care when it hits. Lucky for us, there is a remedy that works in response to stress and overwhelm. And bonus: it also works as a proactive measure for the same! Meditation. And it’s not necessarily what you think it […]

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