Monthly Archives: June 2015

False Stories and Perceptions of the Mind

There is a great series on Netflix called Brain Games.  The series exploits optical illusions and memory challenges that disprove the innate assumptions you thought you knew about the physical world around you.

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Because We Can

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The Road Less travelled by Scott Peck is a book I have not read in a long time.  One of the chapters covers delaying gratification; specifically many people’s inability to do so!

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The Little Things

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Appreciate the small things.  Focus on the good stuff no matter how seemingly insignificant.  Do this over and over.  We may come to realize those small things are what’s really important!

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Instead of Giving up on “them” – ReInvest in “YOU”!

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When someone does not live up to our expectations, then we often think we must give up on them, let them go, move on, scold them, teach them or maybe even ‘hurt’ them!  Instead what if we pour all that energy into a reinvestment in ourselves.

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To Thine Own Self

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Went to Bikram Yoga today.  100 minutes of yoga at 100 degrees.  People ask “why did you do that”? Jumped out of an airplane and people said “why jump out of a perfectly good airplane”?  Swam with sharks in the Philippines.  Tried rattlesnake for the first time.  When I was younger my idea of fun was the Breakers in Palm Beach, crisco for suntans, lemon juice for blond hair and sneaking a pack of smokes (perhaps other things too).  Now I prefer tent camping in the mountains, a good french press, and farm grown food (DORK)!  What changes over time that twists and turns our lives into something better, different or into a life we no longer recognize?

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