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Andrew aka MagicHands
Manly, Australia.
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People talk about deciding to 'live life all-in', as if it's a choice. Life has a start and a finish, it's bounded by death. That means you are already as 'all in' as you're ever going to get... You have nothing to lose, that you aren't already going to lose... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Thanks always for the comments. Nice to know people are reading the blog.
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2017 on 30/10/17 - Sighting Paradise at Pacific Jules
Thanks, I almost didn't include it as it was a bit dark.
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2017 on 30/10/17 - Sighting Paradise at Pacific Jules
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Have you noticed the more swims you do, the better you can accurately gauge a course to Shelley Beach? At first you’re sighting every 10 strokes, then you get down to sighting a dozen times, then 6, maybe even less. After a while it doesn’t even matter if it’s rough... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Why would a parent want their child to learn, "It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game"? You'd think that in today's rat-race it would be wiser to teach them to do whatever it takes to beat the others. Play is an interesting part of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Clever rituals provide a place to find coherence when grappling with the chaos of life. A way to ground our self on something solid and known. Not a grounding anchor to hold us down. More a stable launchpad from which to push off as we move forward and evolve. That... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Pacific Jules
...At least every morning.
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2017 on 18/09/17 - Stay Unstuck at Pacific Jules
Thank you Anne.
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2017 on 18/09/17 - Stay Unstuck at Pacific Jules
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The life of a Sea Squirt (tunicate) is an interesting and cautionary tale. As a juvenile, a sea squirt's early life is spent swimming around exploring it's world. When the sea squirt matures it settles down and, seeking security, attaches itself to a rock. ...Then it promptly digests it's own... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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It seems I hear more and more people claiming they're "all alone". Being all alone is a bit of a myth. We're as alone as two drops of water in the ocean. If we FEEL we are alone it's because we can't find the energy to experience others. Another myth... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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When we suspend the stress induced autocraving pathology that's perpetuated as economic policy, we find an opportunity to rediscover a timeless joy and true sense of fulfillment the likes of which can only be created and nurtured from within. In a world of on-demand disconnected disposability here we find ourselves... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Life is perceived as snapshots of change, one instant to another. The nervous system processes our reality as 'differences'... Hotter - colder, lighter - darker, louder - quieter etc. You notice these aspects of your external and internal environment as the changes shift back and forth along the relative spectrum... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Humans make health over-complicated, mostly because our conscious mind likes to think it's running the whole show... But it need not be so. It's simple, so simple one of the key factors that determines how much illness or wellness you get to enjoy in life is even indicated by the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Searching occurs with regard to the presumed space in which you are looking. Whereas seeking is based upon what it is you wish to find. If you are searching for more outside the box, you are still limited by your concept of the box. But if you simply seek more,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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No BnB camera today, so no blog. Here's what it looked like from dry land... Important notice! TRIVIA NIGHT 2017 Note from Management: to clear up any confusion, the 2017 Quiz Night is not a B&B event. It is an event run outside of B&B by two B&B members, Roz... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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The throng gathered slightly north of our usual location, due to a beach race being held today. A sky that bettered the background in any Frazetta fantasy artwork the reward for this slight shift from normal. Freshly groomed sand beguiling to the sole in an otherwise brumal transit. Gentle shore... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Thanks for your feedback. Enjoy your week.
They're there...
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Happiness and fulfilment have very little to do with your circumstance. The culture conditions you to 'think' otherwise; that you can only be happy when you change your circumstances, because culture needs you to be a good consumer. That’s the problem with thoughts, they’re like a shadow between yourself and... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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Glad you all enjoyed :-)
Toggle Commented May 8, 2017 on 08/05/17 - I Heart Morning Swims at Pacific Jules
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There's a saying, 'You Can't Teach Heart'... In this case 'Heart' being the ability to dig deep and find what's necessary to move beyond your current limitations. It's said with the implication that you can learn anything, but heart is something you either possess or you don't. It's highly probable... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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You know that metaphor about the oyster and a pearl? The pearl being created by sand irritating the oyster - a good thing resulting from a bad situation etc... I’m not sure the pearl is actually the end result of this process. Really the result is the feeling of ease.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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In physics they call it Symmetry Breaking, a bifurcation. It's a small incident, seemingly arbitrary, but one which occurs at such a critical moment that it can determine the fate of a whole system. A fork in the road, a point at which to decide direction, from a present chaotic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Congrats on the big day.
Toggle Commented Mar 14, 2017 on 13/03/17 - Expanding into Less at Pacific Jules