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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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Desperate

“Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation.”–James Thurber I like how Thurber substituted the word “noisy” for the word “quiet” when paraphrasing Henry David Thoreau. Thurber commented on life in the 20th century while Thoreau commented on life in the … Continue reading

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Feeling Cranky

One of the Ancient Roman superstitions concerned getting up on the wrong side of the bed. The left side was inauspicious and the right side was auspicious. If an ancient Roman citizen climbed out of his bed on the left, … 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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Too Hard To Choose

While jotting down items to buy at the supermarket yesterday morning, I decided to treat myself to pizza for lunch. I rationalized the desire for pizza by reminding myself that on Saturday, I had finished rebuilding a table lamp in … 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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Screams Out Of Frustration

Does letting out a loud scream help a person feel better or does that only make one feel worse? I ask that as a rank amateur because I don’t have any psychology credentials nor have I taken any training to … Continue reading

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