Posts in the Category: Life

Death Benefits

By Posted in - Life on February 28th, 2016 0 Comments Get out of jail free

About a year ago, I wrote my first Attentive Body blog post: an article about how to handle getting whacked by life. A few days after I completed it, my mother died. And suddenly …

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In Defense of the Yawn

By Posted in - Life on February 1st, 2016 0 Comments yawn

“Then all of a sudden, I yawned.

What a rude bastard, but I couldn’t help it!”

Holden Caulfield in A Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

 

When I was training …

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Crying: How Much is Too Much?

By Posted in - Life on November 1st, 2015 0 Comments Crying Girl by Roy Lichtenstein

Too many teardrops

For one heart to be crying

Too many teardrops

For one heart to carry on…

— Question Mark & the Mysterians, “96 Tears”

 

I was once in a relationship with a guy who had the misfortune of …

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Momentum

By Posted in - Life on March 20th, 2015 0 Comments

T.S. Eliot said that April is the cruellest month, but frankly, if you can make it through March, you’ll probably be ok.

This is the grey backside of winter (at least in my corner of the …

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