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Petrol for the Soul #274

September 13, 2021

I’m here to give you fair warning. The holiday season will be here in no time at all. Enjoy yourself and maybe do it different this year. Are there really any secrets to life? What creates happiness? How do we avoid regrets? Something thought provoking: Something beautiful/amazing (this song always reminds me of my Dad): […]

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Identity 101 Who are you?

September 10, 2021

We’re the sum of all the stories we tell ourselves… about ourselves… What do you think happens, When you tell yourself you’re unloveable. When you tell yourself you’re stupid. What you tell yourself you’re ugly. When you tell yourself the world is out to get you. These stories provide a familiar place for us to […]

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Petrol for the Soul #273

September 6, 2021

Feed your brain and mind things that make you think, bring you pleasure, and make you laugh or question life. Something thought provoking: Something beautiful/amazing: The wild card: Thanks for your time, have a great day!

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Happiness, Joy, and Pleasure

September 3, 2021

I’m forty four years old. Something that has become more and more evident is that I’ve lost my way around how to have fun. I’ve spent some time inquiring within and have a few ideas about how and why I’ve become so serious. I’ve also started to look at others in my sphere to see […]

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Petrol for the Soul #272

August 30, 2021

How are you doing at thinking for yourself? Do you have a habit of examining your thoughts and engaging in healthy inquiry? Something thought provoking: Something beautiful/amazing: The wild card: Thanks for your time, have a great week!

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Disappearing or Enriching?

August 27, 2021

I’ve got a bit of a quicker tid bit for you today. It came to me this week when talking to someone about the activities we get involved in to shape our lives. I heard this ten or fifteen years ago and kind of got it then but I really get it now. When I […]

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Petrol for the Soul #271

August 23, 2021

What are you doing to put beauty into the world? Something thought provoking: Something beautiful/amazing: The wild card: Thanks for your time, have a great week!

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What is Sacred?

August 20, 2021

When I’m talking to people throughout my day at work I attempt to talk about several key quadrants of our being: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual is my go-to framework. Another one I use is: mind, body, spirit, and money. Needless to say that in most of our lives something around spirituality is on the […]

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Petrol for the Soul #270

August 16, 2021

Ekstasis is the state of being outside ones self. We seek to do this in many many ways, including feeling ourselves against the forces of gravity, altered states through extrinsic chemicals, or through the altering of chemical states that can occur naturally in the body. This is where we want to feel speed in various […]

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Content, safe, and easy.

August 13, 2021

I’ve recently been looking deeper into the experience of contentment. (The last few years.) I recognize in myself and others that there’s a line that we can teeter across between being happy with what we have or not. The keyword I will point out is “have”. There’ve been times in my life where I had […]

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