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Watered Down

i crave a watering down of everything. It’s nearly impossible because these days i cannot turn off mindfulness. Because i’m present as much as possible everything i experience is prodigious. 1,221 more words

Breathing Room/Mindfulness

Resilience tune #5

Song 5, and in case you’re wondering why/what these posts are about – click here

Learn to fly – Foo Fighters

A song that makes me dream of flying high but also reminds me that I’m human and learning and that mistakes are ok. 13 more words


Clearing Out and Letting Go

Last week there was a news story about a lawyer winning the right to keep his Steinway piano in his divorce battle with his most recent wife. 580 more words

Mental Toughness

Over Clouds; Over Mountains; Over Whelmed

My first memory of going Kazakhstan, will always be the clouds. Thick, wispy, temperamental, or duvet-like, clouds were everywhere. And they were beautiful. Teasingly, they allowed me a sneak peek of the Hindu-kush Mountains. 75 more words


Quote for Today: Charlotte Eriksson

the only way to tell the others

is through the way my voice can take these broken words

and turn it into music.

Turn it into poetry. 67 more words

Quote For Today

Get Me Off of This Merry-Go-Round; An Introduction to Mindfulness

How many times have you heard the idiom, “ Get me off of this merry-go-round!”?

It’s an expression that conjures up a familiar, commonly shared image of someone “mindlessly” attempting to run faster than their legs can carry them; often but not always, directed by someone other than the person who is doing the real running. 819 more words


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Step Off the Merry-Go-Round

Lonely Heart, Memorial Day Version (Vent)

“You asked for this.”

“You’ve made your bed now lie in it.”

These are a few choice words I’ve heard from my mother (which is why I don’t call her when I’m feeling shitty or lonely anymore). 303 more words