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Category Archives: Mindfulness
Taking on the Job Identify your support team. Who else shares the burden? Recognize that although we may feel alone, there are usually others we can lean on to a greater or lesser degree. Be realistic with yourself about what … Continue reading
Make several lists: 1. phases of my life 2. people in my life 3. places in my life 4. places in my head 5. the world outside my hometown – people/places/events I relate to or feel something about 6. things … Continue reading
Some friends and family members have decided to read selected Buddhist teachings and talk about them together, all with our own reasons for doing it. My main reason is that it makes me cheerful. Roshi’s famous quote – “Life is … Continue reading
I’ve been blogging on and off for years. Some versions of my blog have disappeared – some have become inaccessible for inexplicable (to me) tech reasons – one long series of posts I can still read but not modify. Those posts … Continue reading
So I’ve been meditating fairly regularly each morning for awhile, on the recommendation of contemplative traditions across multiple continents and thousands of years. The idea of meditation is very appealing to my introspective personality. I’ve had a couple of interesting, … Continue reading
Dealing effectively with an anxiety disorder requires a two-pronged approach. First, we must develop a personalized daily routine for general anxiety reduction. This should probably include enjoyable physical exercise (with stretches – yoga is a good option), good sleep hygiene, … Continue reading