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Put a Trance on Me

Meditating and being in a trance are related states.In both meditation and trance, you: -Close your eyes -Still your body -Don’t do anything else -Cultivate focus When we meditate, we do one thing with all our mental ability and naturally enter a trance state during which many beneficial changes take place in our bodies: our…

Afternoon Tea

Guilt-Tea

I like to break up the work day by having a cup of tea in the afternoon, around 3pm. It’s a real treat and the little ritual of boiling and brewing is an opportunity to practice a few minutes of mindfulness. Plastic baggies of different organic black teas (Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Darjeeling) from the…

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Wawrinka and Mimi

The player who just won the Australian Men’s Open Tennis Championship was an underdog who beat a star player. His name is Stanislaus Wawrinka and he has the following quote from the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett tattooed on his arm: Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail Better. Today in our…

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Waterfall

One minute video meditation Waterfalls usually form when a river is young and the channel is narrow and deep. An invitation: where are you in this scenario: -On the deceptively still part of the river, lulled into a sense that your life will always be tranquil; -At the moment when the precipice appears suddenly and…