Category Archives: Life

Is Mindfulness the Answer to Ending Stigma?

Originally posted on Aligaeta's Blog:
I’m working on my MA in Disability Studies at CUNY School for Professional Studies. In researching the subject of “stigma” I came across information in scholarly journals which caught my interest in the subject…

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Is Mindfulness the Answer to Ending Stigma?

I’m working on my MA in Disability Studies at CUNY School for Professional Studies. In researching the subject of “stigma” I came across information in scholarly journals which caught my interest in the subject of “mindfulness” and wanted to learn … Continue reading

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Shame and Letting Go

A friend recently spoke of me as being Low Maintenance, what he considers to be an attribute. I’ve been pondering this for days. I find myself preferring alone to living with insanity, a respite to those who know me. Should … Continue reading

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Celebrate Bartleby: The 1st to Occupy Wall Street

Those who occupy Wall Street are no different from the disgruntled Bartleby, the Scrivener of Herman Melville’s 1853 tale, whom sat in protest and was sent to the tombs. And Wall Street is no different from the day of the late … Continue reading

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Occupied in Spirit

While this week, as those occupied have been evicted from camping at Zuccotti Park reassembled to march across the Brooklyn Bridge in protest their weeks of protest are now counted in months. They have grown in number of supporters not … Continue reading

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Time to Write

When I had what seemed to be all the time in the world I spent the day blogging. Lately, life has gotten in the way: returning to work, taking care of family responsibilities, and trying to finish up on those … Continue reading

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Reflecting: Unemployment w/o Regret

As my state of unemployment comes to an end, I am filled with feelings of success and failure when looking back at what I’ve accomplish and what I might construe as waisted time. Education: Returning to college to complete my … Continue reading

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