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HUMANS 101

Practical tools and tips for everyday living

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This Is Us

Maybe we’re all a bit like my shelter dog Murphy — we’re just trying to protect ourselves

Illustration: Draden Ferguson


Humans 101

It may feel like the world is crumbling, but that just means it’s time to look inward

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Planet Soul

Meditation isn’t an activity, it’s a state of awareness

Sunset visible through skinny branches.
Photos courtesy of the author.

“I am the looker, but the Universe is the See-er.

Every set of eyes in the world is witnessing on behalf of the Universe (Brahmān), witnessing its own existence in multiple forms, witnessing one slice of reality at a time (Bhāgya).”


Planet Soul

It’s not about religion. It’s about being honest with yourself.

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Humans 101

First, you must know yourself

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1. Find your inner strength


Lived Through This

The road back to my Self was paved with sex, love, guns, and motorcycles

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Planet Soul

Meditation can help you locate your truest self

Abstract illustration of person balancing on ball and juggling at the same time.
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Planet Soul

Easy steps to keep at it when the world gets in the way

An oil painting with bold colors.
Illustration: Marilyn Edith Whyland


Planet Soul

One of the most amazing things about outer space is that we’re already there

A photo of the blue Oregon summer sky with some stars.
Summer, Eastern Oregon. Photo courtesy of the author.

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