Category Archives: philosophy

To Be Happy

Yesterday afternoon, I reheated a cup of coffee in the microwave. then did the same for the rice-husk filled heating pad that I bought at Walgreen’s a couple of years ago. Then I brought both items to the living room … Continue reading

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Limiting Beliefs

During the past year, it’s understandable that many of us may have felt trapped with few options available for relief. It may have been the lock-down and social distancing that has contributed to this in a real way. It’s also … Continue reading

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Feeling Threatened

When we feel threatened it seems that we are triggered either by the mystery of the person or thing; or that we know the actual potential for harm the person or thing has. This little truism came to mind after … Continue reading

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Worrisome

Worry is ubiquitous. Worry can be destructive and exhausting. Worry can also be creative. Wait! How can all of these be true? Basically, worry is our built-in technique of dealing with fear. Worry is the mind’s way of trying to … Continue reading

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To Think

We live in a confused society that has mistaken feeling for thinking. This state of being is not only excused, it’s encouraged. It is beneficial for the merchant to encourage our thinking through emotion-based advertising–caring parents buy brand A breakfast … Continue reading

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Regarding Conflict

“Happiness is overrated. There has to be conflict in life.”–Brad Pitt Happiness is a fleeting state of mind because it comes about as the product of purpose, function, and conflict. If we search for happiness only for happiness’ sake, we … Continue reading

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In Moderation (OpEd)

I had two slices of pizza for breakfast. I very rarely eat pizza in the morning. This morning, however, it was a reward for not eating the whole ten-inch pizza I baked for yesterday’s lunch. This is part of an … Continue reading

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