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Being mindful

Sometimes I need to remind myself to stop and smell the flowers. Practicing mindfulness is and will remain an important part of my recovery.


When you're parenting a spirited child, the beautiful moments are inspired

My daughter almost never slows down. This means that we are always playing catch-up to her, to her intensity, to her focus, to her enveloping desire to do what ever it is she wants to do RIGHT NOW!!! 591 more words


Tue Jan 20 2:24 AM 2015 (entry 1/2)

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Of all available options, I would like humanity to know and choose the best one.

I would like for humanity to be given the option of choosing the best of their options. 100 more words

Primates On Typewriters

Seven common "myths" about meditation

“Meditation is becoming increasingly popular, and in recent years there have been calls for mindfulness (a meditative practice with Buddhist roots) to be more widely available on the NHS…

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Mantra for today

I must remind myself not to revel in the tenseness of shoulders
In the stress my body can’t hide
I must remind myself that there are other ways to achieve… 97 more words



Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Today I am exactly 49 1/2 years old. Today is a new day. Three years ago today, at about 10:00 am, I was told that I had an approximately 1 centimeter tumor, invasive ductal carcinoma, in my right breast. 161 more words


The Intervals In-between

Bird chirp, vanguard for coming rain,

Dog skitters through twilight village.

Smoke raises a column through the pines,

Contented families dine in golden windows.

Life’s pulse is gauged in the hollows, the intervals between events. 154 more words