aka the virtue of the small (part 2) Brain Eno said something really mind blowing when he spoke here at the Jack Singer last winter – okay he actually said 3 hrs of mind blowing stuff, but the thing I dug so much I had to write down was his observation: sex, drugs, and religion … More Day 77 – Brian Eno and Piglet
So, I’ve started off my retreat with the equivalent of sleeping off a giant cerebral turkey dinner. I can’t remember the last time I had such a long non-drug-induced sleep. Like an over-stimulated baby who’s collapsed into slumber, shutting down new input so they can map some new neurons in peace, I can’t stop sleeping.
Funk. And I don’t mean funk in a fun James Brown kinda way. Woke up today in a funk, for no discernible reason, but there it is. And holy, was it there for meditation! Sitting still and it comes rising up: vague, really uncomfortable feelings I can’t quite get a handle on yet. Something’s brewing. … More day 45 – funk
I feel like crap today, did an interesting thing though. Started my meditation while still feeling like crap. Usually I putz around ’til some combo of food, meds, coffee, napping, gets me feeling like I can start my day, and then I sit. Today I just sat. Sat with feeling like crap. Just allowed myself … More Day 34 – turtle as a verb