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How to cultivate pleasuretaking in your life

How to cultivate pleasuretaking in your life

Food is such an immediate pleasure. This month, let’s take the pressure off food and explore other ways to meet our desires and enjoy living 1.Paradigm-shift your pleasure. Think about how pleasure was presented to you as a child, and the rolemodels in your life….

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How to up your movement sessions to 3-4 times per week

How to up your movement sessions to 3-4 times per week

  Can one of those exercise slots be at home? One of them be with a friend or partner? One of them involve relaxation? One of them be ‘babysitting’ (take the child in a buggy?) Is it time for a a challenge? Evaluation time: let’s…

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Sex, drugs and Mindfulness

Sex, drugs and Mindfulness

Philosophy-lover Philip Cowell considers Mindfulness the perfect tool to practice Michel Foucault’s political call for embodiment  Come again? If Foucault said sex isn’t the be all and end all (let’s all do drugs and S&M instead), then mindfulness might be saying the same thing. What?! True,…

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How one habit begets another

How one habit begets another

 Mapping how habits hinge on each other helps me figure out what to fix first when it’s all up in the air I veer off course Imagine my good lifestyle habits, my happiness, are like slowly riding a wobbly bike. A space bike. Trying to…

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Words that are in me: ‘Curiosity’

Words that are in me: ‘Curiosity’

Curiosity killed the freak-aat. It’s braver than courage and more powerful than pain. What is it, I wonder? * This post is from a series called ‘Words that are in me’ – read more here “What’s ‘wonder’?” Asked my daughter, who’s nearly 3. “It’s: ‘oh’”, I…

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