Monthly Archives: May 2011

Other people

I am really really bad at interacting with other people. I’m actually pretty good at professional interaction. I think it’s because there’s a ready-made reason to be interacting (I’m told that this need for reasons to interact is a typical … Continue reading

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Gratitude

The more I practice sanatana dharma, the more I find inspiration in unexpected places. Today’s comes from GOOD magazine, and includes a Monty Python reference (always a good sign!). What is gratitude? To feel gratitude is to step outside of … Continue reading

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Followers

I wasn’t going to post about the whole rapture kerfuffle, because it’s not something I’m particularly worried about. HOWEVER. I heard that the ministry in question spent millions (millions!) of dollars on billboards advertising the date of the rapture. Millions! … Continue reading

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Outside reassurances

Occasionally I wonder if my spiritual journey is guided by an inner compass, or external signposts. Mostly I figure it’s the first thing. Sometimes it’s the second. For example, I ran across this Harvard Business Review article: Is a Well-Lived … Continue reading

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Friday treat

I’ve been slow on the blogging, mostly because I’ve hit a coasting speed and haven’t had anything earth-shattering come up, and also because life has been what it is, and has left little room for blogging. However, I ran across … Continue reading

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Up and down

I was all great at blogging, and now I’m kind of being a slacker, mostly because I’m not sure what to blog about (which I suppose isn’t terrible). I promise one blog post a week, at the very least. I … Continue reading

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One thing at a time

Clean, healthy body? Check. Sometimes I feel like I need a checklist. Holidays, yamas, niyamas, etc, it’s hard to keep them straight at first. Some are pretty ingrained – ahimsa, daya, arjava are all reflexive. A lot of the others … Continue reading

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