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Zen and the art of shaving (with a faulty razor)

I hate waste and our throwaway society, so for some time have been struggling to shave with this faulty razor, faulty because the head keeps coming off – the blade is fine. This morning, when the head came off for … Continue reading

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Dreich, dour and crabbit: does the weather explain Scottish negativity? Climate, posture, mood, empathy, mirror neurons, meditation and education.

This essay was born in meditation One of my New Year’s resolutions was to meditate daily. I simply concentrate on my breathing. Thoughts pop up, and I observe them and let them go. (Here’s an inspiring talk on meditation.   Below … Continue reading

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