A Month Of Meditation

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A wise man once said:

“Sometimes I just sits and thinks,

and sometimes I just sits”


Now I don’t think that he was talking about meditation (actually I think he was talking about Winnie The Pooh) but he may as well have been.

For too long I have been at the mercy of my emotions. They rattle through my brain, unfiltered and unchecked, quite often ruining my day. They conjure in the mind such an endless list of past regrets, imagined slights, future fears and general unrealities that I decided it was time to do something about it. So, I set myself a bit of a challenge.

I decided that for the month of November I would sit and meditate thirty minutes every day. Now I know that sounds like a lot to begin with, most would recommend ten to twenty minutes for starters, but I know from experience that…

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23 Tips from Famous Writers for New and Emerging Authors (5 min read) — The Millionaire’s Digest

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Staff Member: Amber M. Founder & Owner of: A Not So Jaded Life Millionaire’s Digest Staff Team, Author, Successful Living and Writing Writer 1. “I have advice for people who want to write. I don’t care whether they’re 5 or 500. There are three things that are important: First, if you […]

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Make Changes. Make Choices.

the Yoga Bum

This post was going to be about preparedness. I was going to talk about the five day yoga retreat I’ve just been on, and how not going to the osteopath before I went really hindered my ability to do all the asanas and meditation. Also I was going to mention the many ‘hikers’ in t-shirts, shorts, and trainers I saw slogging their way up to the very cold and very windy top of Snowdon afterwards. In fact the post was going to be called “I’ve got sun cream and a penguin!”, something I heard one of them say as I passed their group on my way down. I thought it kind of summed it all up really, the idea of the lack of preparation, and how we don’t do ourselves any favours sometimes.

But then I had something of a personal revelation, so I thought I’d go into that instead…

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A Great Talk About Avoision

Avoision : (verb) Doing one thing when you should be doing something else.

This is a great talk about procrastination (what I call avoision).

I procrastinate all the time. It’s just so easy! But at least now I know why I procrastinate on some things yet still get them done, and why other things make it from one To Do list to another in perpetuity.

Sounds like I need more deadlines.

Or I could watch more episode of Scam School on youTube