Tag Archives: Food for thought

Making changes? Check your situation.

If you want to change something about yourself, like habits, perspective, lifestyle or character, make sure you put yourself in an environment that supports the change. For example, say  you wanted to cool yourself down. If you were standing in the middle of a fire, you wouldn’t have much success. You might be able to […]

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Hollywood, remake THIS!

Hollywood is remake crazy, so here’s my vote for the next remake. It’s a surreal, scientific, stirring bit of film called The Secret Life of Plants (1979). It’s slow to start, but well worth sticking with. It’s about how, like us, plants have consciousness, and how science has proved it (so long ago!). Oh, and […]

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Tree Huggers

Tree Huggers know that trees are as much our brothers in this life as our human brothers. To feel that connection is a beautiful thing.

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Hurry up, I’ve got other meaningless things to do!

So many times during the day, I feel like I’m being rushed. In the grocery line, I feel like I’m always going way too slow after the transaction is made – hurry up and get that change into your wallet, lady, we’re done with you so move along! In traffic, I’m honked if I’m obeying […]

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Blooming attachment!

The other day, after finishing teaching a private class, my student snipped a few blooms from her garden for me to take home and enjoy. What a lovely surprise! I was already content after the class, but this was such a nice bonus. I gingerly laid the fresh cut flowers in the back of my […]

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You are not a machine.

For many of us, we’re treated in our workplaces as if we’re machines. We’re expected to do certain tasks, with efficiency and productivity, and if we do not, we’re tossed aside. Because we are consistently treated in this way, without full awareness, we begin to believe we are machines, and without any need from our […]

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The Great B.O. Experiment

I’m no scientist, but I’ve conducted my own B.O. experiment – I stopped using conventional brand name deodorants and switched to ones with natural substances. The results were very eye-opening. First, not all of the natural deodorants worked for me. I found most of the roll-ons and sticks a little slimy, but I love the […]

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