Distracted Living

Distracted Living

John Lennon once wrote in his song Beautiful Boy, “Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans.” There is so much today to distract us from focusing on what is happening in the moment and most likely more worthy of our attention. Sometimes we unintentionally distract ourselves when life presents…

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Clinging to our Demons

Clinging to our Demons

In the 1994 Oscar award winning movie, Forrest Gump, a powerful scene depicted Jenny, a long-time friend and romantic interest of Forrest. They were walking together and came upon an old dilapidated small house. Jenny stopped in her tracks, stared, creating a long silent moment in the movie, then began to throw her shoes, then rocks…

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peace with past

Making Peace with your Past

Our past experiences play an important role in shaping the person we are today. We are conditioned by early childhood experiences with caregivers and relationships with family and friends. Some of these past experiences can feed the restless mind in making messaging that keeps us tied to the past, particularly bound to negative experiences and…

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mindfulness and karma

Karma and Mindfulness

Karma, a Hindu term, meaning act or deed. It is also commonly referred to as what comes around after a choice to act, or a series of acts – sort of a cause and effect. Some have described it as fate, determining your destiny in this life or future existences, based upon your own choices…

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