Category Archives: Health

Keep Your Wits About You

During these stressful times it’s easy to allow oneself to feel anxious. We are tempted to just “tune out” and escape. While it’s healthy and refreshing to chill out, this is a poor strategy for coping and thriving. The intelligent … Continue reading

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Leaving It Alone

As I go about doing chores, my mental radio often loops songs. I think the DJ is a scatterbrain, but that’s just how the music fragments are played. This morning, DJ Monkey Mind kept looping the ending moments of the … Continue reading

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Compliment Your Mirror

We live in a competitive society. People compete in organized sports, we want the most prestigious career, the biggest SUV, the fanciest house, the most desirable spouse, and the most popularity andĀ fame. I know, this is not big news because … Continue reading

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Resolutions Renewal

Today marks the first day of the second six-months span of 2019. This is the perfect time to check in with the list of New Year’s resolutions we pledged six months ago. First of all, I called up the blog … Continue reading

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The Mosquitoes

I saw it before I heard it. The mosquito hovered over my hand after I switched on the bedside table lamp. It’s unpleasant to discover mosquitoes nearby, but it is especially frustrating at bedtime. I was especially sleepy and was … Continue reading

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On Second Thought

In cases of second thoughts, there is no one, single, iron-clad rule. There is a case against impulsive decision making and a case against indecisiveness. The problem with this conundrum is that we usually understand whether a decision was made … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors

I have just finished applying a coating of Aveeno anti-inch lotion onto three clusters of mosquito bites on my arms and neck. This is in addition to several places where chiggers chowed down on my lower legs near the ankles. … Continue reading

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