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Death By Remote Control: Has Convenience Ruined Our Culture?

As I've mentioned before, I wasn't allowed to watch much TV as a child. However I do remember the television set my parents owned when I was little: it was only black and white, the screen was probabl…

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How Can You Incorporate Mindfulness into Daily Tasks and Activities?

That is a great question, and it allows me the time to ask a couple more questions: Where do thoughts arise from? Can you pinpoint a thought? Where do they go? Does the mind have a border or perime…

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Yoga Yuppies vs. Finding an Authentic Practice

A few days ago, I read this article in Elephant Journal by an author whose distaste for the West's cultural appropriation of yoga led to a decision to largely walk away from the yoga scene. The author…

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Does Early Exposure to Alcohol Promote Responsible Drinking?

My son, for as long as I could remember, has enjoyed the act of toasting drinks. Maybe it is the resonant chime of glass tapping glass, the simple emulation of adult behavior, or just the communal spi…

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They Won’t Eat It, Because You Didn’t: Getting Kids to Eat Everything

I have a story. While hardly a unique story to any parent that was kept up at night by a child in gastric distress, it is a story that I am certain many parents can relate to. I call it the night of …

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Letting It All Hang Out: The Clothesline Wars

It seems like one of the simplest of household tasks hanging out the laundry to dry. But this simple task has received quite a bit of controversy. The politics of laundry drying is the subject of a…

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Catrin K, we have certainly seen a whole lot of cheating going on in this thread, yet again. Some of…

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I like the one made of recyclable bottles:))