Less Is More, Really.

You don’t need all kinds of stuff. Maybe you need less of it. If you need more, it should only be things that you find real value in. Things you can need to live and survive.  In my younger days, there was zero understanding of what hoarding was. I would be in amazement of all […]

Rewind and Refresh

Over the last few weeks, I’ve packed up the tape collection in preparation for staging the house with the intention of a sale. Still do not have a new working player as of yet anyway. When I think of the tape collection, the word rewind is a constant thought. A thought that rewinds and replays […]

Nothing

Nothing can be everything. Nothing can be a calming reset of the mind when there is no immediate clarity in the chaos. I’ve allowed myself to be pushed to that edge on many occasions. Where there is too much going on, and all you really need is to think about nothing but your own breathing. […]

Words Mindfully Multiply

I love this picture. Looking at it brings back nothing but positive memories. Sometimes part of my therapy is to exercise near a basketball net. Starting out with a few bank shots under the net with a gradual increase in distance. When I reach free throw distance I might stand at “the line” for several […]

Rewind and Fast-Forward

Here’s a bit of an older look at my tape collection. It’s been condensed down more significantly. Fortunately I still have a player that works reasonably well. It was an old stereo I had in my old apartment in my hometown of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Irony is the CD player on it no longer […]

Mindful Writing

It was a few months ago when I was looking to bring a new focus into all aspects of my life. On somewhat of a whim, I wrote to one of my favourite word warriors with a view to seeing if she would recommend something. A book, an essay, anything. To my delight, she wrote […]