Breathe. Repeat. Go within, where your true strength resides. Begin again.
(Disclaimer: Ready for some satirically historical or historically hysterical, anecdotes? I do hope you remembered to leave your sensitivities on the “Welcome” mat at the door as they would be somewhat of an impediment in this reading room.) (breaking news by Sha’Tara-for immediate release) The following, as you may remember from your second year of […]
I’ve seen many comments about what to do now that the election is over, and for those of us definitely NOT in the Trump camp, what do we do with the many emotions welling up in ourselves? What saddens me the most is not just that we now have a President-elect who brags about sexually […]
Recently, Paula and I held a Renaissance Spa event at Aalto University. For those of you who couldn’t make it, this event was a taster of some of the research that I do on Italian Renaissance cosme…
Rebecca Schuman, one of academia’s most vocal critics, talks about teaching, writing, and the depressing state of American universities.
Why isn’t Feb 29th, the extra day that comes only once every 4 years, an international free day? It is a whole extra day! What a great day to catch up with ourselves and do things that we’ve put off doing or enjoying. Take a break from the habitual. Write, draw, color, paint, meditate, nap, make love, make peace, explore nature, listen, sing, take a walk, read, talk face to face with someone, daydream, … . Realize & enjoy this extraordinary day!
There is none.
How little of life is actually lived in the moment at hand. So much is spent as if rehearsing, practicing, or preparing for that nebulous future day, place, time, circumstance.
No mourning the viscous moments past. Banishing fear, I bravely embrace being in this moment.