Author Archives: The Daily Cure

Where meditation fails, coffee is victorious

DAY:  Tuesday MORNING MEDITATION: Well, “morning” is stretching it a bit. I squeezed it in just before lunch, regrettably. The benefits weren’t the same, having rushed from sleep to walking the dog and straight on into work without giving myself … Continue reading

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It helps

DAY:  Wednesday. MORNING MEDITATION:  Well, I’ve upped it to 15 minutes. An eternity, for someone who was not really even finding time to sit still. But, then again, no, it’s not an eternity. It feels good. The guiding is dwindling … Continue reading

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Neither hurry nor dither

DAY:  Monday MORNING MEDITATION:  Today’s went well. In fact, I did two. First, my usual 10 minutes of sitting in “silence.” And then, my first walking meditation. I walk all the time so adding a layer of awareness was a beautiful … Continue reading

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Let there be space

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

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The flavor of the mind

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

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Deviled eggs and women

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

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Paths

  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

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