Category Archives: mindfulness

Everything’s Lusher

A poem of awe is the best antidote. Continue reading

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More Birds = More What?

Attracting more songbirds results in more of something. What? Continue reading

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Imagine An Energy Fingerprint

Imagine what we leave behind is a fingerprint of energy. Continue reading

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Feast & Famine

Putting food by teaches us what it must have been like for generations before us. It may tell us why they feasted at the holidays too. Continue reading

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The Antidote Is Awe

Antidote to pressure and stress is nearby, wherever nature is found. It’s called awe. Continue reading

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Is Nature Somewhere Else?

We tend to think of nature as separate. We imagine spending time “out there” hiking in some remote wilderness, drinking from mountain streams and observing creatures that have never faced highway traffic. There, in a place far from our busy lives, we might find peace, tranquility and some kind of deep connection to what is real.

If. We. Just. Found. Time. To. Get. There.

That’s part of the problem. Continue reading

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Peas & Joy

In our too often rushed and media-narrated lives, more time to shell peas on a porch might be just the peaceful interlude we all need. Continue reading

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