Working on the Space between my ears: meditation and a new habit challenge

Personal development is the name of this game. I’ve been on a quest this year to be more creative and so far it’s been pretty fruitful; free writing a little more, ampoule signing up for a hip hop dancing class, patient and pushing myself to read more fiction (as it apparently breeds empathy and creativity). My 26th year was characterized by an influx of change, growth and understanding of loss—loss of material goods and finding myself through non-tangible goals. Now, a couple weeks into my 27th year, I’ve made a conscious effort to try and centre myself. I’ve picked up doing yoga consistently and now I have this new challenge: 3 weeks of mediation for 20 minutes a day. So why meditation? I’m sure you’ve caught wind of the new trend of articles coming out promoting meditation and growth – in a non-spiritual way. It’s a chance to find and build practices in…

There Were No Signs

By walking I found outWhere I was going.By intensely hating, viagra how to love.By loving, sick whom and what to love.By grieving, how to laugh from the belly.Out of infirmity, I have built strength.Out of untruth, truth.From hypocrisy, I wove directness.Almost now I know who I am.Almost I have the boldness to be that man. Another stepAnd I shall be where I started from. – Irving Layton