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Email fatigue

I read a bunch of daily emails. I get a lot of spam too. If I don’t keep on top of them, I become overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information in my inbox. A week off and I’m swamped. It happens sporadically that my attention drifts elsewhere. I go off into nature or spend […]

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Sunk cost fallacy

A sunk cost in economics is a past investment that cannot be recovered. Sunk-cost fallacy is the misconception that the time, effort or money already invested in a project will be worth more in the future. This misconception hinders our ability to make rational decisions. The Sunk Cost Fallacy. The Misconception: You make rational decisions based […]

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Think yourself healthy

Good health can be manifested through a can do, positive attitude. We’re essentially self creating thought machines, we humans. Here’s a quote I’m pondering from the book ‘As a Man Thinketh’ by James Allen: “Disease and health, like circumstances, are rooted in thought. Sickly thoughts will express themselves through a sickly body. Thoughts of fear […]

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No more billionaires

There shouldn’t be billionaires. They’re beyond grotesque. But we made a system that rewards psychopathy. We endorse it everyday when we buy something. It’s called capitalism. It’s a problem. We need to fix it.

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Loose threads in etymology

I had an amazing session of acupuncture and shiatsu today. The work focused in fascia release. A conversation over lunch led to an interesting revelation in etymology. The fascia is the connective tissue that holds the muscles and internal organs in place. Fasces is a bundle of wooden rods containing an axe head. Fascism, from […]

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Living with less

I’ve reached a point in my life where I’m happy with less. Materially, I have less stuff than ever, this I put down to a radical travellers approach to possessions. I ask these questions: How often do I use the item: Every day Couple times a week Once a week or less This list places […]

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Qualifying questions

I bought a second-hand bicycle the other day. I was pretty excited and in the rush to seal the deal clarity was lost. The exact specification of what was and was not included was unclear. The outcome of that uncertainty was a misunderstanding on my part and that of the vendor about just what I […]

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Five inspirational books about mindfulness that have helped my practice

In this article I’d like to share with you five books about mindfulness that are perfect for beginners. I’m an avid reader. One of the major plus points of living an alternative lifestyle is the psychic space and material time to read. I’ve cultivated a habit that helps me to read on average one book […]

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Hiding in plain sight

I’m just going to leave this here https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2020/07/14/2020-is-the-year-the-unseen-becomes-seen/

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Sādhanā debt

In the yogic tradition sadana is “a means of accomplishing something” on the spiritual path. It’s a popular way to cultivate a practice towards the manifestation of ultimate expression of life in this reality. I’m treating this daily blog as a form of sadana. It’s a personal writing practice that’s helping to shape and steer […]