Like most of you, I have a vast library of old memories that I replay at my leisure and have done so many times over. Yet incredibly, it seems new old-memories are buried in there as well! Hidden memories that can surprise you in their appearance after years of laying dormant. Memories, you didn’t even realize existed until out of nowhere, and right out of the blue, they pop into your head. Such is my sudden recall of Dorothy, a little girl from my old neighborhood some 50 years in the past.
Dorothy Doesn’t Like Worms
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Lately, I can’t shake the feeling that something is wrong. That something bad is about to happen. Like a dog sensing an approaching storm I sense wrongness in the air, I feel it in my bones, in my thoughts, in my troubled dreams. Call it what you like, intuition, premonition or a gut feeling — the sense of impending danger is strong. — Something bad is about to happen!
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As a rule, we humans don’t take to change very well. Even minor changes or interruptions to our daily lives can evoke feelings of frustration and when significant change is forced upon us, our reactions, our emotions are intensified even further. So what is it about change that riles us so? Why do we feel resistance, nervousness even fear when confronted with change in a world ever-changing?
Change is Scary — For a Reason!
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It is said that our human brain is the most complex structure in the universe. Its full range of capabilities perhaps never to be known. Including some may claim, yet untapped capabilities, one’s that push the boundaries of human expectations far and beyond. A brain with hidden abilities, that can on occasion endow strange powers on the few who encounter them. This is my story of one such encounter. Continue reading “The Tale of The Holy Man Who Wouldn’t Shut Up”
We’re all users of feel-good stimuli. Whether it be the more obvious choice of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana or drugs — or the less thought about feel-good kick we get from sugar, chocolate or caffeine. Either way, when we indulge, our brain rewards us with a dose of feel-good chemicals that keeps us coming back for more.
Many suffer from addiction, but we’re all addicts when it comes to our pleasure reward system. Just pleasure-seeking junkies — Constantly in pursuit of our next feel-good High! Continue reading “Our Inherent Addiction To Pleasure”