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Face Your Fears Day

Consider yesterday’s “Kick Butt Day” and today’s “Face Your Fears Day” as interrelated.  We generally need our butts kicked to overcome procrastination.  We tend to put off what we dislike or fear.  Procrastination and fears are facts of life for … Continue reading

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International Ideas Month

I settled into the easy chair with a steaming cup of joe and looked out the window into the dark, early morning.  I wasn’t formally meditating, only naturally letting go.  I have found out that my mind works best before I … Continue reading

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Illusions

Many years ago, my guru gave our meditation group a lecture about “Monkey Mind”. He told us that monkey mind was sometimes used by the Buddha to describe our easily distracted, constantly thinking behavior of consciousness.  In a similar way … Continue reading

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An Acceptance Experiment

Somewhere, deep inside our minds, we discover there is some amount of dissatisfaction about some aspects of ourselves.  If we allow ourselves to face these aspects fearlessly and honestly, we might be able to discover we have a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Skepticism With Heart

Did you mentally roll your eyes, when you glanced at the title of this post?  Do you have a negative opinion of people who espouse skeptical reasoning?  Perhaps you are of a skeptical nature and saw a clash in the … Continue reading

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