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A reminder for me, today

All the rest are just mosquitoes buzzing around my face — annoying distractions that I mistakenly focus on. Now I remember.

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Not having agreement? Here’s the harmonious antidote, no other player needed.

As we proceed through more, extended time of StayAtHome, we –and the ones we love most — might be starting to drive each other nuts. Can you relate? However, let me pose this thought: nothing about this in our relationships is new, we just can no longer look at it out the corner of our […]

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Turn emotional lead into gold, like this:

The other day I caught myself reacting in my head in, well, not what I would in any form call a mindful, observing way. A thoughtless comment was made, I took it personally, and although neutral on the outside I was incredibly animated on the inside. Can you relate? I know, I know — thoughtless […]

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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. IĀ observeĀ 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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Becoming more response-able — we get to choose

Another unexpected benefit of personal mindfulness practice that I am experiencing is how I relate. To others, to the world — and even to myself. I am finding that I react less, and respond more. And I thought I was pretty good at not reacting in the first place — but holy wow for awareness, […]

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