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A little of what you fancy...listen to your Zen

“Health for both mind and body comes from not mourning over the past, not worrying about the future, but to live the present moment wisely.”

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Jump Over the Trash Can, Not Into It

There is this cat. My cat. And his name is Percy. He is delightful, sweet, and rather “dog-like” in his affections with humans– unless he does not want love, and then comes out that catty nature of “no thanks don’t touch me please leave me alone thank you very much.” But, he is an idiot– a well-meaning, extremely curious idiot. 423 more words


Feeling lucky.

The C-train is pulling to a stop in the station as I validate my ticket in the machine at the top of the stairs. I quickly take the time-stamped ticket from the slot, stuff it into my pocket and start racing down the stairs. 608 more words

Essential Journey

My brother's keeper: Part 2

One thing I know is that the forbidden fruit is perceived to be very tempting and really sweet. It’s common knowledge that what we can’t have feels even more alluring. 987 more words


Why Your Fitness and Diet Friends Shouldn’t Do What You Want

Research reveals that there is actually a self-control trait related to individual personality. On average, some of us are higher and some of us are lower in self-control. 1,068 more words

Staying On Track


I was walking back from a meeting in London yesterday when this building caught my attention. I stopped and stared at it for a while. It was visually striking by its outstanding nakedness in the middle of the city. 351 more words


A Space for Grace

I knew something was different when I calmly said, “I guess I’ll have to go to the gas station after all.” I had taken on the task of vacuuming my car because for weeks my husband had ignored my hints and eventual nagging to do “his” job.  720 more words

Living As Apprentices