Two choices: Settling or Self-Abdication?
“Taught to believe that the mind, not the heart, is the seat of learning, many of us believe that to speak of love with any emotional intensity means we will be perceived as weak and irrational. …
The subconscious message of the American ethos is that sharing is important for children, but adults are not truly mature until they can provide for themselves so well that they never need to share.
Independence is considered more valuable than fellowship, self-sufficiency over generosity. This has brought us great material…
I choose to keep bad habits. Most of us do. Some of mine:
I eat sugar after every possible meal.
I regularly choose YouTube videos over 8 hours of necessary sleep. and
I procrastinate many necessary, inevitable tasks.
Procrastination is just a form of voluntarily elongated stress. Like peeling off…
While I expect to find spiritual people in a yoga or meditation class, I am surprised that my dating profile gives the option of “spiritual” right next to agnostic, atheist, and any common flavor of religion.
What the hell does it mean?
Spirituality is an umbrella term for any practices…
Sit in a comfortable position. Close your eyes or look straight ahead.
Feel your butt in contact with the ground or chair.
Take a deep breath in and a long breath out.
How do you feel?
Less stressed, more present, and more relaxed? Likely, simply, a little better.
Yoga is for rich people, flexible people, and zen people.
Have you had this thought?
It kept me disinterested in yoga for a long time. I was (and am) NONE of these things- rich, flexible, or zen.
Novelty is the only reason I went to my first yoga class (NAKED…
The Accidental Superpower : the Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder by Peter Zeihan
In The Accidental Superpower, Peter Zeihan uses geography and its political implications to predict the future of economics and livelihoods. America is the accidental superpower not by merit of wise choices, deft…