Life

Who’s Judging You?

Monday night I was continuing my journey into learning visually by attending a life-drawing class at a nearby community center. I’ve mainly been using charcoals and pencils for that kind of sketching, but I have a nifty new portable watercolor set that I was planning on breaking out for the first time. So, with all …

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Three Easy Ways to Have More Time and Less Stress for the Holidays

Busy time of year, yeah? Probably feel inundated on all sides with either of doom and gloom and consume and…damn, can’t think of another rhyme so let’s go with “holiday cheer.” The practice I’m going to recommend today is an easy and quick fix and it is guaranteed to make your holiday season more relaxed …

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Practice

The Simple Way to Reduce Your Social Media Dependence

I’m a day late! So this is a quickie, because we’ve already lost a day of practice! Happily, I can assure you that this is a practice that is 100% effective. It is one of those win-win practices; it helps take your brain off of the intermittent-dopamine-reward addiction of checking your twitter or Facebook or …

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Fighting Social Media Compulsion

“You know,” Natasha told me last week, “you’ve been getting sucked into Facebook and Twitter the last few days…” “I don’t know what you’re talking about!” I said, not looking up from my phone where there was this great Star Wars a-capella theme playing. Of course I hit share; that’s what being a good digital citizen is …

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