Dead in the bucket

The German translation for ‘Orkan’ is, in fact, a hurricane. However, without the sea and water, I can’t call this wind a hurricane. However, it’s one of the worst I’ve ever experienced in Calgary (49 km/phr). Obviously, listening to my partner complain about Calgary and Alberta-related stuff gives me anxiety. And he won’t ever stop. Read More …

Monkey mind

Six weeks of meditation merely show little progress. I say little even though my focus and sense of calm have improved. When you do Vipassana and don’t follow the five precepts, your meditation will be weak. There are moments I’m obsessed with the calm, especially in the morning—getting up at 7:30 a.m. when my dog Read More …

Self-everything

I joined a self-publishing school’s 10-day webinar by chance. The founders and hosts have confirmed what I already knew, but they taught me the terms, techniques and tips that will be useful at some point. They’ve delivered good value to their new members by offering this course. The encouragement and motivation are invaluable, but how Read More …

ADHD nation

My friend called me from Thailand a few weeks back to send some positive vibes. She has always struck me as a strong, opinionated woman. I said that last year she went back home and spent almost nine months at a meditation retreat to work on herself. I wonder how many months or years I Read More …