Category Archives: addiction

Madness

Back to daily journaling.  How does one get to inner peace? A family member (NOT Mitchell) was mad and has yet to work it out with me. I needed to work it out myself, didn’t want the energy swirling around … Continue reading

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Politics and our Planet

I wrote this for my Facebook friends, but am also posting it here. I love the life on this planet more than I love the humans, by far.  I am saying this final statement about why I vote and what … Continue reading

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Nocebo from Seth Godin

I really don’t think Seth Godin will mind me lifting THIS: NOCEBO. It pertains to me in so many ways.  Politics is really getting to me this year.  It is causing me such obsession and stress!  NEVER BEFORE!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice 17: Be Grateful to Everyone, REALLY?

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice 2: Ultimate and Relative Boddhichitta

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Addiction, Again?

Yes, again.  When addiction is a family legacy it rears it’s ugly head every time you turn around. This time it is one of my nephews.  No news here, in one sense.  I remember an argument my mother began and … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain

I am NOT a doctor.  This is purely my own living wisdom for me. I live with chronic pain.  In the last few weeks I am hearing more from some friends about their lives with chronic pain, and frankly, I … Continue reading

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