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Finding Compassion

A memory. A child, maybe 8 year-old, maybe 10 or 12; helping my dad fix one thing or another at the bathroom. He gives me an instruction, and I misunderstand what he means. My father bursts in anger, possibly calling … Continue reading

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One-way muscle

Teaching Yoga, I have become aware of body mechanics. I have noticed that once we get injured, the muscles surrounding the damaged area tend to contract. This is not a bad thing as the body responds to a threat by … Continue reading

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Whatever doesn’t kill you…

…typically leaves behind a scar; the further traumatic the event, the deeper the mark. This occurred to me for no particular current reason, aside of hearing someone at a cafe quoting Friedrich Nietzsche’s saying “That which does not kill us … Continue reading

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