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Tense And Relax

Put me behind the mic in a radio studio, and I will experience a type of relaxation that puts the audience at ease. This was enhanced during community weather emergencies. It’s not just my ego that says this, I heard … Continue reading

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Too Loose, Too Tight

There’s an old pithy tale from South Asian culture regarding balance. It is said that the Lord Buddha once asked a sitar player how he tuned his instrument. The musician replied that if he tunes the strings too loose, no … Continue reading

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Relax

When I had free access to dad’s small acreage in Wayne County, Nebraska, early mornings were set aside to enjoy the dawn. Even though the place was across the road from a truck trailer manufacturing factory, the atmosphere was silent … Continue reading

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To Pause

For a few minutes, stand or sit in silence. Ponder something from the natural world like the sky or a tree. Then remember how amazing it is to be alive. If I would ever create a meditation app, the short … Continue reading

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All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy

“I’m never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.”–Ancient Roman general Scipio Africanus We humans seem to constantly be in search of balance. I think this is at least true on the subconscious level. … Continue reading

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Rest

When we become very tired and in need of rest, it’s time to pause awhile for some sleep. The next time you announce this desire, astonish those around you by quoting Robert Browning. “I have dared and done, for my … Continue reading

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Stressed Out

Jorge complained that he’s been feeling stressed out more often this year than ever before. Although he’s been practicing stress reduction techniques and meditating more, the anxious feelings continue. Just as he gets his emotions under control, something happens to … Continue reading

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