Monthly Archives: July 2017

Mind Lies, Presidential Lies

By Angela Slezak One of my meditation teachers often says, “The mind lies.” In her example, the mind tells you that you can’t stand another minute of sitting still but then you do. The average anxiety attack, she once told … Continue reading

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Adena Qi Gong

By Angela Slezak After returning from Taiwan long ago and having recently learned qi gong, a practice involving postures and breath locks, I was stunned to see in Pre-Columbian art qi gong postures I had just learned. Take Ohio’s State … Continue reading

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Own Won Now

By Angela Slezak Mindfulness stresses the now and being present. Early on in this learning I wondered if that meant I should take all my money and travel around the world, which is what I really wanted to be doing … Continue reading

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Fight Club: Mindfulness Noir

By Angela Slezak When I was younger I lamented often about the excessive violence in American film and was often told, “It’s essential to the story.” I understand movies about violent elements or events will have violence. However, much of … Continue reading

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