Feeling Anxious? Stop Rushing!

I hate to rush. Rushing creates a sense of hurry, of inadequate time and space to do what one intends/needs to do. I’ve noticed that rushing creates anxiety. One’s attention is in the future rather than the present, and there is a sense of scarcity–in the case of rushing, there is a sense of scarcity […]

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Sound of Silence

Hello darkness my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again. These are the opening words of Simon and Garfunkel’s song of my youth, The Sound of Silence. You can listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fWyzwo1xg0 Pertinent now, in this dark time of year, and I find it even more relevant to this time of MeToo, where decades of silence […]

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via Daily Prompt: Patina If you are familiar with the Simon and Garfunkel tune Cecelia, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5_QV97eYqM, the refrain is the inspiration here. Patina gets expanded to Pa-te-en-ah.  And since I had this album growing up, of course I have a patina! Apologies to Paul Simon for this haiku parody of a wonderful song. Oh, Pa te […]

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