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Routine

Routine can be boring or helpful according to its context. When we think about routine days it might be in regards to everyday tasks we must perform out of obligation. Routine can be helpful and not necessarily boring when applied … Continue reading

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Resolutions Renewal

Today marks the first day of the second six-months span of 2019. This is the perfect time to check in with the list of New Year’s resolutions we pledged six months ago. First of all, I called up the blog … Continue reading

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The Checklist

I turned sixty-six last month. Around the time of that event and afterwards, I’ve been experiencing some sort of wake-up calls about mortality. I’ve always known intellectually that life on this planet is impermanent. I’ve also done countless meditations on mortality … Continue reading

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Becoming

It seems like we humans are never happy with simply being. We often strive towards becoming someone or something else. If we’re unhappy we try to become happy. If we think we’re ugly we want to become beautiful. If we’re … Continue reading

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Self-Improvement

Earl Nightingale was the first mass media voice of reason I ever heard regarding self-improvement. He offered concrete, non-woo tidbits of helpful information that anybody could understand and put to use. I was initially exposed to Nightingale the first time … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Growth

While reading articles and blogs, I sometimes come across writers who extol growth.  It’s a fuzzy buzzword that appears often in self-help or spiritual writing.  Growth is usually presented as a positive virtue.  In the mental and “spiritual” realms, growth … Continue reading

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Did You Make Resolutions?

Jorge said he was not surprised that I wanted to write about New Year’s resolutions after the New Year’s Day holiday has already passed.  He thought that I was only doing so to be contrarian.  I admitted that attitude might … Continue reading

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