Posts in the Category: Life

What Are You Worth?

By Posted in - Life on November 1st, 2016 16 Comments What Are You Worth, by Elaine Konopka_The Attentive Body

Back in high school, my classmates and I were given (more than once, if I’m not mistaken) an “ethical dilemma” to think about and discuss. It went something like this:

A ship is sinking. There are …

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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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