Stay, Lola, Stay!

In Reality Check #73 I wrote: “Reality is non-negotiable: it already is what it is.”  This little “dictum” reminded me of a 1998 German film Run Lola Run. In the film,…



Mindful, Not Mouthful

Mindful-not-mouthful approach aims to automate mindfulness. Automate mindfulness? Isn’t that a contradiction in terms?! Not really. The goal is habit modification. While the goal of making mindful eating a habit…



Hug a Phone Tree

Before too long, historically speaking, there might be more phone trees than actual trees. Modern-day life (particularly of the urban kind) is a virtual jungle, a series of pseudo-encounters with…



I, a Process

Understand: You are not a thing, you are a process. You are not a fixed entity, you are change itself. You both are and aren’t. – Related: Processual View of…