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Tender is the Fear

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mind_meal/2270820373/ (Via) That’s Hanh above. He’s cute, eh? When we recognize and embrace the pain and sorrow within us, it calms down like the baby in her mother’s arms. –Thich Nhat Hanh, Calming the Fearful Mind Y’all, I like to act. I love to engage, to exercise, to make food, to use my brain. I […]

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How to get sleep by telling yourself the truth

(via agoode) Have you ever lain in your bed, awake, thinking about something not at all related to or conducive to sleeping? The thoughts are incredibly compelling. Sometimes they’re exciting or fun; sometimes you believe that if you can rehash it just one more time you’ll figure it out; sometimes you’re afraid not to think […]

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On inspiration and deciding

This morning I woke up muddled and weird. I know that means there’s a lie in there somewhere but I don’t know what it is. Today I want to feel awake and decisive, not muddled. I know if I force whatever it is, I’ll dig my heels in and make it worse. Instead, I’m going […]

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