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Posts Tagged ‘reality’

Q: Real or Magic? A: Both.

‘I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored.’” ~ Louis C.K. Question: Real or magic?…

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The Grass Is Greener …

“The grass is greener where you water it.” ~Neil Barringham The grass is greener where you water it. It may always be greener on the other side because human beings are irrevocably dissatisfied and fickle – maybe; but it is definitely always greener where it’s been watered. Remember that, when you find yourself coveting another patch:…

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The Mythical Money Magnet: Compounding.

Arbutus Compoundis: the tree that grows money. This is what we’ve all been told money doesn’t do, but wish it would do: grow on trees. We’d all love a tree that grows money. But we’re told they don’t exist, so we dream instead of second best: winning the lottery. (The odds are better, we think…

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Expect To Grow Spiritually.

“Expect your every need to be met, expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level, expect to grow spiritually.” ~ Eileen Caddy Expect to grow spiritually. With this one phrase Caddy has taken what might otherwise have drifted away as the height of new age delusion – and injected it with the rock-hard solid…

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Time. Check it.

  “For us believing physicists the distinction between past, present, and future is only an illusion, even if a stubborn one.” ~ Albert Einstein Now I can’t tell you exactly what that means. (Something, deep down the rabbit hole, in the way of: you have equal access to past, present and future – time is…

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A Case, And Some Space, For Introversion

“Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to Hell.” ~ Criss Jami Ah the guilt, and sometimes shame, we feel as introverts … Why? Because we get replenished by being in our own space and our own energy instead of that of the group (as extroverts do)? Why does…

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TED: Mind V. Matter

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work. In this TED talk, Shawn Achor, CEO of Good Think Inc., explains why positive psychology matters: not the world – but the way you see the world, is the biggest determining factor of how you experience it. I’m going to repeat that, because it is a paradigm shift…

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Tarot, Astrology and Coffee Grinds: Part Two

This is Part Two of: thoughts on tarot, astrology, and woo-woo readings of all kinds. (See last week’s Tarot, Astrology and Coffee Grinds: Part One here.) In Part One I talked about allowing yourself to have some authority in deciding whether the reading (or ‘divination’) works/worked or not. And also, allowing yourself to use and…

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Tarot, Astrology and Coffee Grinds: Part One

A number of clients have asked me, ‘What are your thoughts on Tarot readings, and the like?’ Well, my first thought is: ‘Ooooo magical. mystical. and fun.‘ Being redundant of course, as magic and mystery are fun. – Even if they are something else besides. But first things first. And in this case, that seems…

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Working hard.

‘Are you working as hard as you can? Why?’ Sounds like a question Michael Scott (Former Branch Manager, Dunder Mifflin Inc.) might ask us in one of his talking heads. And although it did make me laugh out loud, The Office isn’t actually where I heard it. I read this question in a Laughing Sage…

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