Category Archives: better thinking

Attention is everything. Onward and upward!

Sometimes a guest house is pooped and demoralized

Hoo boy, it's been a long, tough day and I am, I think, unable to grasp hold of any really great ideas to write about.  (Yes, I have a list…but as we both know, the hard part isn't having one, … Continue reading

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The Temple

Your body (from which your mind is not separate) is a temple — literally, a "house of god".  Whatever "god" is — consciousness, life, energy, awareness, everything — your body is where it lives, and from whence it emanates into … Continue reading

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Some surprises about writing

I had some really interesting conversations about writing yesterday, so I thought I'd use today's post to collect some of the ideas that came out of it, as well as some that I've just had kicking around for a while … Continue reading

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Your most important sex organ is your mouth

…And nope, I'm not referring to oral sex. CW:  Living in a puritanicalish society, this is one of the cool Life Truths I don't get to discuss very often, but screw it (heh), I'm here and I've gotta post something … Continue reading

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The middle, child

The "Middle Way".  The in-between spaces.  The liminal, numinous, and unexplored.  The dark depths and unimaginable distances.  Binah, the third-eye chakra.  The fuzzy, the uncertain, the places where there is no choice but to embrace our own ignorance. This is … Continue reading

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Three Days of Grace

Day one of Blogpostvember.  As anybody knows who's tried to build a new habit, sleep or otherwise, Day One is actually the easiest.  You've got all the momentum you built up thinking about the thing*, so you aren't having to … Continue reading

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It’s Halloween and I am proper terrified

I am a horror fan:  i.e. I see value in being scared.  Occasionally I enjoy it, but for me it's not about enjoyment; it's about poking and becoming more consciously aware of what fear is for me, how it drives … Continue reading

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Forty-four?!

So I started being more careful about writing in a list when I had ideas that might make good blog-posts — the list is titled "Things I Care About", because, well, obviously that makes both the best and the most … Continue reading

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TIL

Today I realized that part of my problem with saying (/publishing) things may be that I have so much to say. I have so much to say that, consistently, I either can't start or can't finish.  I craft some sentences, … Continue reading

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Dear expensive private prisons, how about we take away the drug addicts BUT we give you millions of previously-unprosecuted sex-offenders?

Yes yes, the title is a bad joke.  I'm in a bad-joke mood right now, and I've written this post six times and am officially giving up and posting it, because ugh. This is about a simple truth:  Right answers … Continue reading

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