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Do You Know You’re in Love?

Do You Know You’re in Love?

The Angry Therapist on Psychology Today wrote an interesting article called This Is How You Know You’re in Love. I include a paragraph that made me sit up straighter and pay attention. Profound on many levels; however, so obviously simple at the same time.   There is a difference between feeling love for someone (caring …

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Never wrestle with a pig

Never wrestle with a pig

I think George Bernard Shaw has hit the nail on the head when it comes to other people’s bullshit…   I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.   There is absolutely no point, waste of time and energy, to engage in drama with …

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How little is needed to live a happy life!

How little is needed to live a happy life!

A New Year; a new decade; a year passed; another day; how are you choosing to spend your moments?   With time to kill, before meeting my writer friend, I browsed Oxfam books and picked up the first non-fiction book that caught my eye.   Meditations: The Spiritual Teachings by Marcus Aurelius.   Randomly, I …

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When Things Fall Apart

When Things Fall Apart

A friend, who is 5 months pregnant, never thought she’d ever have a baby with the man she loved because of hard times, recently introduced me to Pema Chodron. Beloved Buddhist teacher, author, nun and mother, Pema Chodron has inspired millions of people from around the world who have been touched by her example and …

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Do all men have to be taught?

Do all men have to be taught?

“You know writer man? The —”   “The one that should burn everything he writes, you mean?”   She laughs. “He claims to have all these feelings for me but hasn’t even bothered to comment on the rest of my photos, other than the couple on the blog link I’d sent him.”   “Please oh …

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I Don’t Want A Sheep!

I Don’t Want A Sheep!

‘When does it get easier?’ he asked.   ‘I’d say, for me, as soon as I hit 30 – as if a lightning bolt struck,’ she said.   ‘You mean I’ve got that long to wait before I start feeling better?’   ‘It’s not that long,’ she said and smiled.   ‘I didn’t mean it …

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