3 A.M.: Time cashier currently being screamed at about coupon code had to wake up to be here today
34%: Percentage of moms who will have all their Christmas shopping done after this, thank God
16: Average PSI of foot applied to another human’s back
91.9: Station to keep your dial tuned to if you want to win a $250—count it—$250 Target gift card for a Black Friday shopping spree!
92116 AD: Date this year’s purchases will complete decomposing
1,670: Births that will be missed by those waiting in line outside of a Best Buy
559,000: Number of people currently browsing Amazon for same headphones as you
0: Number of retail company CEOs going into work today
"Our minds are never what we want them to be. That’s part of why we sit in the first place. We are uncomfortable with ourselves as we are. The greatest dualism we face is the split between who we are and who we think we ought to be."
"Zen teacher Reb Anderson says “Stop shopping” is Zen practice in a nutshell. The planet will be better off when we catch on to the idea that more new stuff isn’t what’s going to save us from suffering."
"When we understand that nothing exists independently, everything that does arise seems more dreamlike and less threatening. This brings a deep sense of relaxation, and we feel less need to control our mind and circumstances."
- University of Arizona Cancer CenterScientific Editorial Associate, 2015 - present
- Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual AssaultClinician II, 2012 - present
- Integral Options for LifeWriter, editor, fitness coach, mentor, consultant, 2002 - present
- Bally Total FitnessFitness Trainer/nutritional coach, 2004 - 2011
- University of PhoenixClinical Counseling, 2009 - 2012
- Southern Oregon UniversityMasters: Humanities, 1991 - 1993
- Southern Oregon UniversityBS: English/psychology, 1987 - 1991
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