So a fair slug of what this blog is for is to figure out how the life I currently live is aligned – or can be aligned – with the… Read more >
Tag Archive: pull
I’ve been meaning to make a note of this – I mean, I made the note mentally, and have taken that note out and looked at it several times, and… Read more >
Fix Bad Habits: Insights from a 7-Year Obsession1. Set a conditioning period.2. Make the habit every day.3. Strategically replace your biggest lost needs.4. Begin with the start in mind. hm.
Susan Piver (a Buddhist meditation teacher) used the above title for her email today — it began: Q: Susan, I have trouble committing myself to the cushion… please address this…. Read more >
I /have/ found a ‘pull’– weekly planning. I sat down yesterday to sort thru the week ahead, bc I’ve been feeling on the edge of losing stuff/getting blindsided. Turns out… Read more >
Aha moment: Meditation time seems the same as rumination time 90% of my practice. Rumination, I’ve learned, is pointless. Ergo… . Hard to feel a ‘pull’ when that’s the case.
One of the ideas-to-explore I jotted down has to do with my semi-routines. I complain that I don’t have many actual habits. Toothbrushing, for example. I make a conscious choice… Read more >
Today’s flipped upside-down, except for the swimming. (I did haul myself out of bed and into the pool by 7:15 a.m.) Lots of paid-work—for me—and now, in the evening, reading… Read more >
Weaving through all my reading, I’ve pulled out this thread: a steady habit embeds something that pulls you into it. Why? For starters, will (pushing) is tied more to conscious… Read more >