Awake And Ready

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“When you lose touch with inner stillness, you lose touch with yourself. When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Isn’t it great when affirmation of our feelings just show up? Like this afternoon; right now, I’m relaxing on my bed with my three dogs; obviously with my […]

Walled-in: Life Without Facebook

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I quit Facebook because I wanted to live deliberately. Seventeen months ago, I deleted my Facebook account — not just deactivated it, but fully deleted it — and the relief was tremendous. No longer did I have to check for updates, deal with friend requests (is this someone whose updates I want in my life? […]

The Powerful Effects of Solitude and Nature

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A human being is a part of the whole, called by us “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. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our […]

Finding Balance in Life Beats Moderation

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The concepts of Moderation and Balance are often used interchangeably, but they are actually very different. A life of moderation is one without excess – a little exercise, but no hard workout – enough food, but never overeating – the slightest bit of excitement, but minimum stress. Moderation is not a bad way to live. […]