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My motivation for teaching

I want to share with you my motivation for creating the “How to Fill the Empty Cup” course and by extension for creating the “Positive Actions Bring Positive Results” webinar as an introduction to the course. If I look inside … Continue reading

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Unhealthy and Healthy Detachment

There are two different phenomena that take place when we relate to unwanted reality: unhealthy and healthy detachment. Unhealthy detachment manifests in the phenomenon of dissociation – withdrawal from reality in the face of a traumatic or stressful situation. This … Continue reading

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One Simple Trick

There’s a scene in Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance where the main character has an argument with his friends about how fast they’re riding. They came to an agreement that his friends would go on ahead and wait … Continue reading

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Free at Last

The post immediately before this one was actually written a few weeks ago. It didn’t get published for some reason. I said in it that I hoped I’d get more comments than spam. Alas, I’ve gotten more spam but for … Continue reading

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Macrobiotic Thanksgiving

I went to a delicious macrobiotic thanksgiving feast yesterday. The table was as tastefully arranged as the food to the palate. There were little decorative ceramic flower place setting with the name of each person carefully inserted in each one. … Continue reading

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The Long and Windy Road

Life is a long and windy road. As Steve Jobs once said, you can only connect the dots backward. You can’t connect the dots forward. So what are you supposed to do when you’re going forward and you can’t see … Continue reading

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Words: An Allusion to the Unsaid

Looking for a quote I came across a beautiful website about living life fully. I had been looking for a poem by Blake which I mistakenly thought was written by e.e.Cummings and also mistakenly thought it included something about seeing … Continue reading

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