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One step at a time

I think, I feel, and I interact with the world through my actions and reactions. However I will not affect change in myself or the world unless I act when needed. I sometimes have problems with procrastination, and will overanalyze the work to be done as a way to forestall action on my part. ┬áTo […]

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Want and Worry

The main causes of stress for me (and I suspect most people) are I believe, worry and want. Worry, focusing on undesired events or outcomes, and want, focusing on desired events and outcomes. Both come from focusing on the future or past instead of living in the present. Another way to think about the misplaced […]

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I wish (to stop wishing)

I exist in this moment, and all the discrete moments that follow. I have no existence in the past other than in memories, no existence in the future other than in possibilities. Wishing to change the past leads to depression, as the past cannot be changed. I will not ignore the past, but only dwell […]

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(Bad) Choices

While it is easy to think that the big 3 – “fame, money, power” – are an affliction of the modern world, anyone who has studied any history or anthropology will know that this is nothing new. While the exposure may be broader and the decadence may seem bigger (though that is highly debatable based […]

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