Tag: presence

philosophy

Process, Not Product

Life’s been a little turbulent lately.  Money’s woefully tight, with more bills and debts begging for attention all the time.  I suffered a personal loss, as my grandmother finally laid down after years of slowly disintegrating.  Professionally, work is a mess.  I find myself increasingly disengaged as my patience for other people’s bullshit and unwillingness …

philosophy

Presence

Presence is one of the critical components of flow, mindfulness and ultimately, bliss, or so every book that even touches on meditation or focus will remind you. They’re not wrong, but finding the right way to get that across to yourself can be difficult. First, you’ve got guys like Eckhart Tolle, who take the concept …

Writing

Hello, World

I’ve been thinking about how to say “Hello, world.”  I don’t really have an answer. Part of the issue is that I spent the first thirty years of my life operating under the assumption that my intelligence would carry me through.  Blinded by personal dogma, I didn’t really understand who the enemy truly was, or …