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- Ten Dimes and a ParadoxFebruary 15, 2018Ten Dimes: In 1979 I was a frequent flyer at a coin laundry on West End Avenue near Vanderbilt University. I lived in the neighborhood. There was a woman working there who wore an apron-like pouch strapped around her waist. She made change so customers could have quarters for the washing machines and dimes for the dryers. The washers were lined up in the center of the room, and dryers were along the west wall. Customers sat in folding chairs along the front window and east wall. The place was […]
- Living Precariously with ADHDFebruary 5, 2018There are large and small risks associated with ADHD. I recall events in my life that could have been disastrous, and one recent event that only affected my appearance temporarily. Here is my hyperbolic short list of dangerous events and situations, up to age 30: When I was a toddler, my brother and I competed to see who could get the front wheel of his tricycle closest to the edge of our front porch without toppling down the steps. I lost! As a pre-teen I took walks on the railroad tracks that […]
- Focused and Open Attention in Meditation, Guest Blog by Lisa ErnstJanuary 21, 2018Here are a few simple tips for understanding and practicing focused attention (mindfulness) and open awareness in meditation. Mindfulness meditation is as much about returning to an object of attention as it is about focusing on it. We rarely maintain fixed attention for a full meditation period. In fact, we may only have short periods of fixed attention on an object and need to return again and again. Doing so with kindness and compassion, rather than frustration, is key. Being present with […]
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