Only the beginning

Well, we’ve reached a milestone with today’s email. We started this daily email series back in April of 2013. And today’s email is exactly the FIVE HUNDREDTH one I’ve sent you. Yes, 500 emails in just under two years.   But after 500 emails with over 334,000 words … This is a good time to …

Just get the damn thing

********** The discount on the Mindful Masters Archive ends today. Get your copy now: http://www.MindfulMasters.com **********   Exactly HOW MUCH do you want to live in a more mindful world with less stress, more joy, better relationships, and more control over your destiny? The honest-to-buddha truth is that the answer to this question for most …

Your 11-step program for a mindful world

********** NOTE: Before we get on with today’s message, I want to remind you that the discount for the Mindful Masters Archive ends tomorrow. So make sure you order NOW: http://www.MindfulMasters.com **********   You’ve heard of 12-step programs for addiction … Well, we have an 11-step program to create a more mindful world.   The …

47,000 corrections, but no meta-theme

Last week, I read a story about an editor who has made 47,000 corrections to entries in Wikipedia since he started in December 2007. It sounded impressive to me, like this guy might know a lot of stuff. He must be like a walking encyclopedia himself to have enough knowledge to make that many corrections. …

Updating the NSA on your preferences

At this moment, as I write this email, my Kindle, my iPhone, and my iPad all have low batteries. I usually plug my iPhone and iPad in every night, but last night, I was tired, and forgot to do that before going to bed. Also I read either a real book or my Kindle in …

The cure for procrastination

This is for people who procrastinate …   I read this interesting article on procrastination a few weeks ago on the Nautil.us website. It was based on some simple observational experiments as well as some fMRI studies into brain activity. The fMRI studies in particular showed something interesting. We use one part of our brain …

Agate stones and my newsletter mistake

I’ve saw this story on the web last year, and I’ve told it once before in these daily emails. But it’s especially appropriate now.   A customer wanted to buy a wire-wrapped agate bracelet. While at a craft fair, she spotted an artist who made amazingly beautiful bracelets. She did very delicate wire work with …

Unwanted in-laws at the family reunion

If you remember back to our Three Monk course, we had a four-step process for using the Conscious Self to work with the Programmed Self. The four steps were: observe, investigate, accept, and calm. Over the last year or so, I had seen a trend though among people who have taken the Three Monk course …