Ninja your Mind


How We Find What We’re Looking For By Z Zoccolante   Among the beautiful things in my life this week, I also found myself pretty exhausted. I think it would be cool if they had little bumble bee hive pods like they do in Japan, and you could crawl into one of them and shut yourself in for hours or days. And, of course, they’d be magical so that when you were in them time was different and you could sleep for a day or a week in...

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This is Not Your Home By Z Zoccolante   Have you ever had those moments when you remember being someone else, in dreams or deja vu? You feel misplaced in your skin, as though your internal core has lived here before, somewhere else, in another time. This is the feeling of movies that pull back the matrix of our world and till our eyes open to another layer existing here admits us. It’s been here the whole time, but we see it only...

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Our Woundings Make Us Whole By Z Zoccolante   We all interpret the world through the different lenses of our own experience. We each have different woundings, usually beginning in our childhood. From there, we spend our lives guarding and protecting these fragile parts of ourselves.   There are some wounds that are formed later on. For example, a situation where someone’s been cheated on or physically or sexually attacked,...

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Beating Holiday Stress: Navigating Parenting Through the Holidays Guest Post – By Jennifer   For parents, especially those dealing with anxiety or in the midst of recovery, the holiday season and New Years can be both more enjoyable, and well as more stressful, with young children at home. Keeping up with traditions like the Elf on the Shelf coupled with maintaining the secret of Santa while creating a magical experience...

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I Believe in You By Z Zoccolante   It’s Monday night and this blog isn’t written yet for tomorrow. I thought about not writing it, just letting one-week slide. Then I thought about the creation of this blog and how since the first week it went live, a few years ago, I’ve consistently written once a week. It’s something I’m incredibly proud of because I’ve struggled with commitment and healthy consistency.   For years,...

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Why People Are Jerks By Z Zoccolante   Recently I witnessed an attack at the dog park. A large dog, who shouldn’t have been at the park, caught a little dog (who sat on my lap at that time) by the front paw, chomped down and wouldn’t let go. I couldn’t move my body fast enough to pull the little dog out of the way and in a second the little dog’s owner was pulling at her dog and screeching. The large dog’s owner couldn’t...

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