Monthly Archives: May 2008

Mindful Eating

Elizabeth Thomsen. Creative Commons license. And when you chew, chew only the carrot, not your projects or your ideas. You are capable of living in the present moment, in the here and the now. It is simple, but you need … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Laugh!

a4gpa. Creative Commons license. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. —e.e. cummings What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. —Yiddish Proverb I’ve used this picture and these quotes before, but I can … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Our Trip to Deerfield

  This month the assignment for Robert Hruzek’s What I Learned From… series is to take two or more of the following topics and combine them in a post: School, Writing, Children, Television, Recreation, Movies, Relatives, Friends, Heroes, Planes, Food, … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Massaging Dogs

I am thrilled by Linda’s work. As well as offering us extraordinary guidance toward reconnecting with the animal world, she shows us how to be more fully alive as human beings, by reawakening our faculty for touching. This is a … Continue reading

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