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    Getting Back on the Weight Loss Wagon

    Back in 2013, I had bariatric surgery to help me lose weight. I did great at first and lost almost 200 pounds. During the past couple of years, though, I've put a lot back on. That is disappointing by itself, but I feel worse because I'm in the wrong mindset to get back on track. When I was...
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    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

    I will have to go back and read/listen to this book again to really grasp everything but even my first pass of it taught me a lot about human nature, society, and our impact on the world. We may have evolved a level of intelligence higher than other living things on the planet but along with...
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    Binaural Beats

    I've been listening to binaural beats while meditating for the past several days and I'm amazed at the results. If you are not familiar with binaural beats, I'll try to explain them but please bear in mind that I am far from being a brain doctor or scientist. My understanding of how it works is...
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    Staying out of the YouTube, Netflix, Hulu rabbit hole

    I'm sure I am not alone in this. I sit down at the computer with good intentions of getting some work done. I'll work for a little bit then decide to take a break, so I head on over to YouTube or Netflix or Hulu. I tell myself that I'll only watch for a few minutes. The next thing I know, the...
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    Being Conscious of the Present

    Hi Everyone! I am a fan of Eckhart Tolle. I read The Power of Now a few years ago and I've watched a few videos on YouTube that dealt with his teachings. Obviously, his main message is to be present. Don't think about what is coming or what has happened. One of the things I do when I feel I need...