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    Back, and Only Slightly Better

    I started this post at the beginning of January. Before January 6. I should have known better! What was I thinking attempting to get back in the swing of things while 45 was still in office? With things changing seemingly daily, I couldn’t bring myself to wrap up a post and put it out there. Even now, following the (I’m going to be upfront with my views here) abhorrent outcome of the trial on Saturday, it’s hard to feel settled. Who am I kidding? Does…

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    Mindfulness, Inspiration and Tangents

    It’s funny (and sometimes initially scary) what happens when you practice mindfulness. You notice what you devote most of your attention to, for better (the one friend who automatically gives you half of her French fries without you asking for even one) or worse (the “friend” who always asks if you should really be eating those French fries). What I noticed was how much time and energy I was spending in pursuit of a longtime career goal. I had always planned to someday be a…