Good or Evil? The one you feed.

Today’s Daily Calm meditation was about a Cherokee parable that goes like this: An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. “One is evil — he is anger, envy, sorrow, […]

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Hope for a brighter morning, even during our darkest nights

Abuse can take many forms, ranging from violent and life-threatening to subtle — sometimes so subtle that even the target barely notices it. No type of abuse is “better” or “worse” — indeed, any situation where a person (man or woman) uses their power to control or hurt another person can create deep wounds and lasting […]

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Make your mistakes, next year and forever

My New Year Wish, from the journal of Neil Gaiman. “May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as […]

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Have Christmas tree, will travel

I am an Urban Nomad. Yes, that’s a thing. The Urban Dictionary defines it thus: “A small but diverse section of society that lives and works in an urban area, yet does not rent, own or otherwise reside permanently in any one location. “Nomad” suggests a chosen lifestyle, as opposed to “refugee,” and it also suggests […]

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That which does not kill us makes us hungry

This is a blog about what to eat when disaster strikes. “Disaster” means different things to different people. What may seem like a trifling annoyance to some can feel like the end of the world to others. Nonetheless, all of us will, sooner or later, experience disasters, be they of our own making – a […]

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