Category Archives: Fumbling Towards Ecstacy

Calm Meditation App

Hi. I’ve been doing meditation for a while, but I often forget to do it for long stretches and haven’t been as consistent as I should be. Lately, though, I’ve been using this free app called Calm, which I first … Continue reading

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Perception Changes Everything

Is this a lowly caterpillar crawling on a sidewalk on a hot day, certain to be squashed, or a miracle of life, a beautiful creature just moving towards possible metamorphosis? Towards glorious flight? Two stories about perception: I know someone … Continue reading

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Listmakers Are More Successful People

I heard that people who make lists, like “to do” lists are more successful people. Maybe it’s just that we feel more successful when we get to cross things off of our list! I highly recommend putting a couple of … Continue reading

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Love Monster Attack

My seven year old boy Bexon loves to play a game with me that he named Love Monster Attack! I am the Love Monster in this scenario. He hides in my bedroom closet and closes the door. I “pretend” to … Continue reading

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Radical Optimism

Radical Optimism A poem by Heidi Ferrer To get out of bed every morning Is an act of radical optimism. To put one foot in front of the other. In the face of the day. In the face of world … Continue reading

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Failure is Success in Progress

I recently went to my YouTube “what to watch” home page and saw this ad (above) on binge eating disorder targeting me. Ahhh! So creepy. It takes you to a video ad for a medication that is being sold, tennis … Continue reading

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Adventures in Dementia

Let’s talk about Dementia! Dementia is something I would really prefer not to get. (My spell check tried to change that to “Demetria” and I’m sorry about that, Demetria. Sue spell check.) I’m not sure why I enjoy reading about … Continue reading

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