Category Archives: Health

To Pause

For a few minutes, stand or sit in silence. Ponder something from the natural world like the sky or a tree. Then remember how amazing it is to be alive. If I would ever create a meditation app, the short … Continue reading

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Narcissist Or Egotist?

There is a virtual flood of articles and videos about narcissists on the Web these days. We might even say that victims of narcissists could be a major subculture in the world. Personal observation is my basis for this opinion. … Continue reading

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The Garbage Man

The garbage collecting business is rife with euphemisms. The corporate name of the company that takes my household garbage away on Fridays is “Prime Sanitation Service”. If you didn’t know that their only business is the hauling away of the … Continue reading

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All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy

“I’m never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.”–Ancient Roman general Scipio Africanus We humans seem to constantly be in search of balance. I think this is at least true on the subconscious level. … Continue reading

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Such A Headache

I used to live with a coworker who was obsessed with both vocal classical music and country music. This combination still seems very strange even for such an eccentric individual as Paul. A typical afternoon after Paul’s shift might include … Continue reading

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Transitoriness

I sat on the front porch step taking in the fresh air, the screeching of some blue jays, and the beauty of natural things. Then it happened. A shimmering dragonfly landed on my left knee. I held my breath so … Continue reading

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Calm

Sometimes when I get stressed and upset, I think of squirrels. They are extremely high-strung creatures. Have you ever carefully observed them? A squirrel might be grazing for seeds in the lawn. He hears a slight sound then a second … Continue reading

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