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Frustrating

Earlier this month, I had a good opportunity to mindfully experience frustration. The scenario got off to a start with me under-sleeping by about half an hour. Then, I discovered the sweatshirt I had planned to wear had a stain … Continue reading

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Scream Out Of Frustration

Installing the three Venetian blinds inside the many decades old window frames was taking much longer than it should have. I was following the printed instruction sheet to the letter, yet what should have taken only a few minutes was … Continue reading

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Buttons Have Been Pushed

Savoir-faire has gone out of fashion lately. I think savoir-faire is an elegantly beautiful skill that belongs in everyone’s social toolkit. Savoir-faire is knowing what to do and what to say in any situation. A synonym for savoir-faire is “tact”. … Continue reading

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So Much Manipulation

We are awash in a world of data, statistics, and relationships artfully controlled, and altered for insidious reasons by people for those people’s advantage. This is such a common bug in our culture that we rarely pay attention to it … Continue reading

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So Angry

There is a mighty lot of anger in the United States of America lately. Some folks are so offended by sneaker advertising that they have been burning their shoes. Many of the sneaker burners have been offended because of a … 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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Emotionally Intelligent

It was a cringe-worthy, disruptive, yet very minor event. A toddler standing in a shopping cart at a check out lane in the supermarket snatched a chocolate bar. Her mother noticed what happened and took the candy away from the … Continue reading

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