What is it?The Daily Cure for me is trying to smell taste touch—really experience— something, each day, that reminds me that I'm alive and, mostly, happy to be here. A small moment that should go a long way, at least in theory.
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DAY: Sunday, but I’m a bit behind here…there was all of last week after Monday. Hmm. Where did those days go? MORNING MEDITATION: Today’s was lovely. Calm. Ample. Do you know what I mean by that? As if the mind … Continue reading
DAY: Monday. MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Went well considering I got hung up on one of the first things the guide suggested in his beguiling, mellifluous tone: “Try to note the flavor of the mind.” The beauty of that phrase—the beauty … Continue reading
DAY: Saturday & Sunday MORNING MEDITATION: Yesterday’s was nonexistent and today’s was the work of a tired mind. I’d have preferred sleeping. Am I the only person who finds weekends and holidays more exhausting than the M-F/9-5? TDC: Yesterday’s Daily Cures were few … Continue reading
DAY: Friday MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Went well. Body felt more relaxed than usual. Less tension between the shoulders. Slight interruption as my husband left the house: Would we eat octopus for dinner? Who would pick it up? Who … Continue reading
DAY: Thursday, even though I woke up feeling—think Bill Murray in Ground Hog’s Day—that it was Wednesday all over again and that it would be kinda nice if it were, in fact, Saturday. MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Went pretty well today. I’m new at … Continue reading
DAY: Wednesday. MORNING MEDITATION: 10 minutes. Challenging. The courtyard was full of chatter. In-depth discussion among neighbors and visiting gardener about how the wistaria should be pruned, etc. Italians love to weigh in on every topic. It was all I could do … Continue reading