Category Archives: Meditation

Paying Attention to Mindfulness

A few weeks ago, while on auto pilot and thinking too many thoughts, I got to my destination without even paying attention to the drive. Then there was one night last week I couldn’t sleep as I made all sorts … Continue reading

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How To Calm Your Monkey Mind

“I am burdened with what the Buddhists call the monkey mind. The thoughts that swing from limb to limb, stopping only to scratch themselves, spit and howl. My mind swings wildly through time, touching on dozens of ideas a minute, … Continue reading

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An Attitude Of Gratitude – 19 Inspirational Quotes

“For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” ~William Arthur Ward … Continue reading

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