This article / blog used to live on strangeronbakerstreet.tumblr.com but then the entire site went away.
Fortunately, FB’s “On This Day” reminded me about it.. and when I wanted to share it, I discovered it gone, so.. the wonderful website Archive “Wayback Machine”

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As a server, I did an experiment tonight, I was saying basically only Doctor Who quotes to my tables, some understood, others did not.… read more

BY LEO BABAUTA
As we dive into the holiday season, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, rushed, even irritated by family members and others around us.

I’d like to encourage you to try a mindfulness practice.
keepcalm
Here’s the practice:

  • Notice each time you feel rushed, anxious or overwhelmed. Try to develop an awareness of it throughout the day. The sooner you can catch it, the better.
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BY LEO BABAUTA

Whether you’re in the U.S. or not, the results of the election can bring up some strong feelings — maybe outrage or depression, maybe elation and shock, maybe contempt for others.

In this crazy emotional time, I urge you to try a compassion practice.

Perhaps, like some people I know, you are angry about the outcome, and can’t believe your fellow Americans would elect the person they elected.… read more