Category: noise

Eliminate background banter

October 2, 2013 | 10 comments

Is there a din of background noise asserting itself in your consciousness that keeps you from staying focused and productive? The noise can be very subtle, like vague fears, worries and doubts that create a sensation of mental heaviness. Or

Hit the MUTE button

July 24, 2013 | 6 comments

Do you ever hear messages pouring into your thought that you don’t want to hear?  Loud mental bellowing like, “You should be afraid. You are going to fail. You are going to stay ill. You lack.”  If so, it’s time

Quieting the noise of mortal mind

February 21, 2012 | 5 comments

My wife and I attended the Liberal Arts Swimming Championships at Principia College last week to watch our daughter swim. For some of the races we acted as timers, which put us down in the marshalling area of the pool

How I dealt with noisy neighbors

January 2, 2012 | 11 comments

During a short lecture trip to Roseburg, Oregon, recently, I stayed a night at a Courtyard Marriott up north near the Eugene airport.  After I unpacked and ironed my clothes for the lecture the next day, I set up my