Monthly Archives: December 2014

Health

Some people lose weight and then feel healthier, some people get healthier and discover they have lost weight. For me it is the later. I began changing my diet last spring. I read Barbara Kingsolver’s “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” and became … Continue reading

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Loneliness

Really, loneliness is just wanting. When I let go of wanting to be with someone, I was no longer lonely. Achaan Chah said, “If you let go a little, you’ll have a little happiness. If you let go a lot, … Continue reading

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Why do I do this

Yes, I torture myself. I have been taking voice lessons, singing opera or English art songs with my teacher. I do this because I love to sing and enjoy singing well. The thing is, I have to sing twice a … Continue reading

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Sacred pause (5 min video).

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=w-yF9EMkE88

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http://m.psychologytoday.com/blog/finding-true-refuge/201412/the-sacred-pause

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Where did the floor go?

I just read this article and it relates to my current situation at work. Our jobs are being re-structured and everyone is stressed over this. How can we not be? Well, my first tactic was denial. Anyone familiar with this … Continue reading

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http://www.lionsroar.com/category/teachers-spotlights/pema-chodron-teachers/

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