Much has been written about presence and mindfulness, so I won’t bore you be repeating it. Instead I’ll simply cut directly to a technique I use to bring myself into the present moment.
Presence is when we get out of the ramblings of our heads and fully occupy the world around us. Focusing […]
I’m fixing a hole where the rain gets in
And stops my mind from wandering
Where it will go
–The Beatles, “Fixing a Hole”
The mind wanders. Whether this is a bug or feature depends perhaps on when it wanders and where it wanders to. It can make tedious situations […]
Naked City is something of a cross between an open mic and a game show. People sign up to perform, they are called up at random and they are given five minutes to do whatever. If they go over five minutes, they must spin The Wheel of Consequences, which can result in anything from free […]
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
If I want to really feel insignificant, I just compare myself to Sir Paul McCartney.
Face it, the man has more money, fame and sheer and absolute coolness than I can ever dream of possessing. My net worth is spare change next to his collected […]
The starting point of living a rich life is to pay attention to it. This seems ridiculously obvious, until you try doing it on a consistent basis and become more aware of how your brain can go rabbiting off from the present moment and gnawing on stupid things like What That Mean Person Said On […]
One of the nifty things about having a blog with a nonsensical title is that you can veer madly in a different direction and nobody can seriously complain that the blog is no longer as advertised.
So far here I’ve talked about free writing techniques and my Word Art and now I feel like adding […]