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Two mindfulness narratives for Tim Parks

A fascinating and honest account of taking up mindfulness or meditation exercises by novelist Tim Parks.

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/aug/30/meditation-mindfulness-tim-parks-more-than-medicine

He says: Being simultaneously immobile, wakeful and wordless is an experience that runs contrary to all our habits, and for which there is no model in our culture, nothing we can visualise, no narrative we can follow.. 232 more words

Dear Tim Parks,

I read your contribution to the New York Review, “Reading Upward,” and I must say you’ve made a terrible first impression on me. You see, I’d not heard of you or read any of your work before, though you write with such conviction of your own importance.  739 more words

A Thought (Or Two)

First off, guys, I’m so bad at this why didn’t any of you tell me? I was just going through some of my past posts and, while I’ve had this blog for almost a year now, I have literally probably like seven and a half posts. 545 more words