Tag Archives: Belief

More Isn’t Always Better

Diminishing marginal returns is something we learn about in Econ 101, but most of us don’t internalize what it means for our lives. The more you have of something, the less satisfaction or value you get from an additional serving … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Week Doing Nothing

I took last week off from work. It was an experiment of sorts. No plans. No lists. A “stay-cation”. I stayed home and did virtually nothing – reading, tv, a little housework, some random mending tasks as the urge struck, … Continue reading

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Freeing Yourself From Hidden Beliefs

When we start to investigate reality through mindfulness practice, we may discover that the problems we complain about are self imposed. Seem crazy? Well, see if any of this sounds familiar: Feeling as though you never have enough time, but … Continue reading

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Meditation Challenge Update: Seeing Impermanence

So today is the end of the first two weeks of the 2013 Meditation Challenge, and I am still finding the weekends challenging – I’m more likely to roll right out of bed into ski togs or to the farmer’s … Continue reading

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The Task of All Humans…Freeing Ourselves from the Delusion of Separateness

“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’ —a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. … Continue reading

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Mindful Positivity

Have you noticed this gift we all have for identifying imperfection? I consider myself to be a certified expert, despite my lack of proof. Though, I suppose my graduate degree in policy analysis could support my case. We spend oodles … Continue reading

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Health vs. Fitness

I have been more and more interested lately in nutritional health, and in finding a balance that works for me. I am gluten intolerant and have dairy allergies, both confirmed by EnteroLab testing. Went on a Paleo (aka, low carb) … Continue reading

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