Category Archives: attention

I Can’t Hear You, I’m Reading

Lost in Book Syndrome. Apparently we don’t always grow out of it. Continue reading

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Evoking the State of Flow

How do we foster the state of flow in ourselves and our children? Continue reading

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Truly Inhabiting Time

Each repeated choice we make teaches our brains to prefer that choice. Continue reading

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Make a List of Non-Resolutions

Enough with resolutions intended to “fix” our lives. How about some delight-enhancing non-resolutions? Continue reading

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Understanding Children Through Imitation

Try listening at the bodily level to understand a child’s experience. It can be instructive as well as enlightening. Continue reading

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Regain A Missing Sense

We’re missing a sense integral to a fully-lived life. Here’s one way to get it back. Continue reading

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Angry Stranger’s Gift

She was sure lazy employees hadn’t stocked the shelves. She insisted on seeing the manager, who wasn’t there. She. Wouldn’t. Leave. Continue reading

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