Today I quit smoking. I have already skipped the first few cigarettes I would’ve had today and I feel completely miserable about that. I mean I feel good about it but I miss it already! I am debating whether or not coffee is a good idea or not. Sigh, coffee and cigarettes go together so … Continue reading Today is the Day, No Ifs, Ands, or Butts
Your awakening depends on realizing impermanence, interdependence. Don’t take yourself so seriously! Breathe, relax, smile. If not now, when? There is only now. ― William Banks, Zen Broom Today I will work on breathing. When I feel myself stressing over small things I will stop, I will relax, I will breathe, and I will smile, … Continue reading Breathe, relax, smile.
“Some people wake up drowsy. Some people wake up energized. I wake up dead.” ― John Marsden, Tomorrow, When the War Began I hate, hate, hate waking up early in the morning. Everybody hates mornings, I know, but I’m not talking about 7:00 am early, I’m talking about 4:00 am early! I have to be … Continue reading I Don’t Want to Hate Mornings Anymore
I mentioned the other day that I had been checking the Blogging U. 101 and 201 courses. I think they are on day 11 today but I decided to give the 101 Day 6 a try. The challenge was to write a blog post to your Dream Reader. I admit I saw this challenge two … Continue reading A Letter to You, My Dream Reader
“Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.“ ― Mark Twain When I was 14 years old I went to live with my father. He wasn’t home much though and I found myself getting in to all kinds of mischief in his absence. One … Continue reading Kicking the Habit
So I just now found out that there was a sort of blogging university here on WordPress. After taking a look through the daily challenges I have decided to try some of them out in both the 101 and 201. I am a bit behind so I am playing catch up but I’m also getting … Continue reading Goals for Zen and Π
“The decision to be positive is not one that disregards or belittles the sadness that exists. It is rather a conscious choice to focus on the good and to cultivate happiness—genuine happiness. Happiness is not a limited resource. And when we devote our energy and time to trivial matters, and choose to stress over things … Continue reading The Result of the Things I Have Thought