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As they say, “some days are diamonds, some days are pearls” and some are akin to lumps of coal. I spent yesterday doing research around a couple of pet subjects, instead of writing, and ended up frustrated. That’s rare for … Continue reading
Posted in blogging, Internet, personal power, psychology, Reflection Tagged blogging, choices, consciousness, personal growth, power, psychology, reflections 6 Comments
Personal power: Food, etc.
Back in 2006, I mused as follows: “Just when I think I’m in charge of my life, I discover myself eating that extra two hundred calories, or not bothering to get any exercise. Just when I think I’m feeling … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, consciousness, diet, Feelings, food, personal growth, personal power, Power, psychology, reflections Tagged choices, consciousness, feelings, food, personal growth, power Leave a comment
Note to a friend #1
I get the sense that – like me – you are triggered to feel like an embarrassed child when someone is giving you information – as if you feel somehow that you “should already know” it, so you feel inadequate, … Continue reading
Posted in consciousness, criticism, Feelings, friendship, judgment, personal growth, personal power, reflections Tagged consciousness, feelings, friends, personal growth, power, psychology, reflections 2 Comments
Here’s a sad but true fact of life: everyone farts, and no one looks good flossing. Once you accept that reality, the world is your oyster. You can look in the mirror, and realize you are perfectly normal. No matter what. … Continue reading
Posted in consciousness, experience, fear, Feelings, ignorance, judgment, personal power, Reflection, reflections Tagged choices, feelings, ignorance, power, reflections, values 3 Comments
Witness to poverty….
Betty was a foster child when I met her. We were both 16. She believed that her foster family had taken her in only to help around the house. Who can say if that was the truth, but it may … Continue reading
Posted in poverty, reflections Tagged choices, consequences, political philosophy, poverty, power, reflections, values 1 Comment
When Linda’s house burned down
I must have been eight when Linda’s house on Second Avenue burned down. The news of her burning house spread by word of mouth – people passing it on as they walked by – people milling about in the street, … Continue reading
Posted in consciousness, education, fear, Feelings, personal power, Reflection, reflections Tagged community, feelings, power, reflections, values 2 Comments
Where’s the protest?
Okay, is it time to come out fighting yet? Some would say it’s overdue.* Talk about the emperor having no clothes! For example, the number of people who still believe that privatization of everything is the answer, is ridiculous. Pathetic! … Continue reading →