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Female power and creative partnerships

How many female creative partnerships can you name? McFey and Pohler Stanton and Anthony Laverne and Shirley Thelma and Louise Cagney and Lacey Romy and Michele Who else? How about five famous male partnerships? Lennon and McCartney Jobs and Wozniak … Continue reading

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The Cat on the Mat

By Angela Slezak “Just keep returning to the mat,” my meditation teacher often says. “Just keep returning.” Over time, I’ve come to understand this. It’s not about a “good” or “bad” meditation experience. It’s about returning which trains us to … Continue reading

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Brevity of Thought

By Angela Slezak Classical Chinese texts can be quite difficult for the non-native speaker to learn. There is no punctuation and it lacks many of the connecting words we’re used to in English – and, then, but, if, as a … Continue reading

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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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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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