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Nothing Doing

I am sitting on my couch nursing the flu looking out at the rain with a hot cup of tea. It’s quiet with the exception of the occasional sneeze from yours truly. I have quarantined myself from the world and … Continue reading

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Anywhere But Here

I am sitting, looking out at a beautiful turquoise ocean. It’s warm outside and the air is sifting through beautiful large palm trees. I have everything I could need and want…time, food, beautiful surroundings…and yet all I can think about … Continue reading

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Get The Ball

I know this dog named Boxin. Every time I go and see him, he gets really excited and soon he brings me this terribly ragged, filthy ball. As I go to throw it, I can see his rippling anticipation just … Continue reading

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Bitter Pills

Last night while shopping, I ran into someone who represented a rather painful aspect of my past. After we exchanged (slightly chilly) pleasantries, I felt a little like I’d just eaten a tub of slightly rancid mayonnaise. Over the course … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Find Your True Self

Joseph Campbell once said “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” I grew up hearing things like “Just be yourself” but I always kind of wondered what that really meant. What does it mean to be who … Continue reading

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Faith, Courage

Are you stepping out on the ledge, or looking up out of a rut? Modern life seems to call people into routine, watching television, going to the same job day after day, ordering the same coffee, spending time with the … Continue reading

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How To Be A Winner

One day, I was running along the ocean and saw what I thought was a great white shark darting through the water by some surfers. Concerned I ran towards the beach to warn them, realizing that it was actually a … Continue reading

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2012, The Titanic And Making Music

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about the economy and the end of the world lately. And if you believe everything you read, at any given moment, you will feel like you are being catapulted towards some catastrophic oblivion. … Continue reading

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Do You Care What Everyone Else Thinks?

I had this dream last night that I kept letting everyone down. I was late to a rather important family engagement because people kept approaching me to talk about the weather. I was trying really hard to be charming and … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

A wise teacher told me today that within each of us exists polarities. When you try to be too perfect, you set yourself up for self-sabotage. When you think of yourself in a grandiose form, you open yourself up to … Continue reading

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