I can’t believe I’m single.

That feeling you get in your stomach when your heart is broken. It’s like all the butterflies just died.

And their death makes the sadness of the heart break much worse.

To add insult to injury, now your digestive system has to go through hell, too.

Then it takes work—intention and action—to get back to a healthy system again … Read more

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Years ago, I would look at people

Years ago, I would look at people and ask myself whether they liked me.

I eventually learned to instead ask myself whether I like them.

I like you.… Read more

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What I want for Christmas.

What I really want, from all of my loved ones, is:

I want you to raid my refrigerator.

I want you to keep coming around; at least message me, preferably with photos, when you can’t visit or meet me.

I … Read more

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A zen master once told me, “Do the opposite of what I tell you.”

So I don’t.
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Chocolate

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Diana Krall’s cover of Tom Waits’ wonderful song moves it up out of end-of-week melancholy into Saturday night/Sunday morning mellow. Mmmmm.

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Hear it here:

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Desiderata, with glossary and the meaning of life.

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Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible, without surrender,
be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,… Read more

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Dying To Be Me, by Anita Moorjani

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This. Watch. This.

I can tell you from personal, first-hand experience that you do not have to die to leave your body.

Further, once you leave your body fully enough to experience even portions of what Anita experienced, you … Read more

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I want you to find here some Love. Some Life. Some Smarts.

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And perhaps just a little of loving life’s marts. For trading what one has to share is the route to riches, both financial and heartfelt; and money really can buy love and happiness. Sorry. This truth is not fair, but … Read more

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