• No Journey

    No Journey

    “The truth is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.” –David Bowie

  • Knowing Yourself

    Knowing Yourself

    “Knowing others is intelligence;knowing yourself is true wisdom.” –Tao te ching

  • Learn Much?

    Learn Much?

    “You never really learn much from hearing yourself talk.” –George Clooney

  • Breathing with Nature

    Breathing with Nature

    Four mindfulness practices based on Peace is Every Step, by Thích Nhất Hạnh. Thích Nhất Hạnh (1926-2022) was a Vietnamese Buddhist monk who was instrumental in introducing mindfulness throughout the world through his books, talks, and retreats. For the @2:50 two-year anniversary, Natalie Hill from MIT Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life (ORSEL) joined […]

  • Yesterday and Tomorrow

    Yesterday and Tomorrow

    14 Mar. “There are two days in the year that we can not do anything – yesterday and tomorrow.” –Mahatma Gandhi Upon awakening where do our minds tend to journey? Guessing immediate thoughts of something in the past or something in the future are what come up. How do we transform the mind to allow […]

  • @2:50 day of mindfulness

    @2:50 day of mindfulness

    11 March is hereby proclaimed as @2:50 day of mindfulness We’ve been quiet together for two years now, let’s celebrate. Here’s to many more.

  • Love Empowers

    Love Empowers

    “Love empowers us to live fully and die well. Death becomes, then, not an end to life but a part of living.”     –Bell Hooks https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_hooks

  • Wanting Things Different

    Wanting Things Different

    “Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different than they are.” – Allan Lokos

  • No Worry

    No Worry

    There’s no sense in worrying about the things you have control over. Since, if you have control, why worry? There’s no sense in worrying about things you don’t have control over. Since, if you don’t have control, why worry? Attributed to Mickey Rivers, centerfielder for the California Angels, New York Yankees, and Texas Rangers.

  • Sweden Julian to Gregorian

    Sweden Julian to Gregorian

    17 Feb 1753. Sweden’s transition to the Gregorian calendar was difficult and protracted. Sweden started to make the change from the Julian calendar and towards the Gregorian calendar in 1700, but it was decided to make the (then 11-day) adjustment gradually by excluding the leap days (29 February) from each of 11 successive leap years, […]