Monthly Archives: August 2014

  • Being Public Invites Ego – The Gratitude Challenge

    Posted on August 29, 2014 by Kyczy in ego, gratitude, internet.

    I am in the middle of an online “Gratitude Challenge”.  This is a form of public declaration of gratitude for which you are named by someone having just completed the process. You then pick up the challenge, complete it yourself but posting three things a day for a number of days and at the end […]

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  • “Not Waving but Drowning”

    Posted on August 12, 2014 by Kyczy in addiction, depression, suicide.

    In the wake of yet another death due to the pain of life – Robin Williams leaving this earth- I posted a poem that seems to have struck a chord with many.  Here it is in full: Not Waving but Drowning BY STEVIE SMITH 1902 – 1971 Nobody heard him, the dead man,    But still he lay […]

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  • Good Fences Make Good Neighbors – AlAnon and Yoga

    Posted on August 11, 2014 by Kyczy in alanon, balance, boundaries, self inquiry.

    I remember that quote; “good fences make good neighbors”,  from Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall” since reading that poem in school.   As a regular part of the curriculum we were asked to read and analyze it and I did my best. This poem is complex and deep (as are all his works) and yet I […]

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