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Pondering Joy

Scientific research and development has made it possible to assess and quantify human happiness in several ways. In addition to simply interviewing and observing people, clinicians can measure electrical activity in our brains. They are able to assertain whether we … Continue reading

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Good Monday Morning!

I mowed the yard on Friday. I ran errands and completed a few household projects on Saturday. I took a walk and enjoyed an easy meditation yesterday. Orange has already had his cat nibbles and my coffee is ready for … Continue reading

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Buddha-Bar

It was time for my routine Friday morning nap. I decided to do something different–put on some background music in place of silence. The DVD/CD changer already contained a few CDs that I’d been too lazy to put away into … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Here we go again! The beginning day of yet another orbit around our star. Thank goodness we made it through the last orbital cycle in reasonably good condition. At the purely mundane level, we begin another fiscal year, another business … Continue reading

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Careless

The young man stepped off the curb just as the pickup truck entered the intersection. I honked the horn in my car, hoping to warn one or both about the dire circumstances that seemed imminent. The young man looked up … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Carefulness

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.”–Kurt Vonnegut We eventually internalize our fa├žades so it behooves us to exercise carefulness when constructing our personas; otherwise we end up fooling ourselves. … Continue reading

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Self-Reflection

As we encounter situations that require decisions or that impact our lives we must weigh our options. Regarding those times when we must speak out and state our views, it is best to contemplate and reflect. Hasty, impulsive decisions and … Continue reading

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