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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, July 31st, 2017 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“You have an intention for something to occur. You visualize that eventuality with concentrated focus, imbued with a portion of passion and chi, and then you let it go, like sending an E-mail. You picture what you want to say … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“If you’re sitting all crumpled, you’ll inhibit your breathing, internal organ function and energy flow, squash your spirit, limit your perception and generally diminish yourself. If, on the other hand, you’re expanding to fill the maximum space within your body, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Change is a force you have to groove with, not resist. Like a fast and furious monster of epic proportions, it charges headlong into the deep unknown with you clinging to its back. You can’t get off because it’s going … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Money is merely a form of energy/chi. A measure of money equates to a measure of chi. There is nothing intrinsically wrong or right about money. It is merely an energy-measuring device, hence why it’s called currency, i.e., current, literally, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, April 15th, 2016 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Fear of being empty (minded, hearted, stomached or pocketed), originally arises from fear of the void, i.e., death. Tempting you to avoid the void is what the advertising industry makes its living from. Think of all the chocolate, alcohol, sex, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, February 10th, 2011 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Assuming you have something relatively solid and stable to settle yourself on (a planet will do), the basic requirements you need are: air to breathe, water to drink, food to eat, a shelter to shield you from the elements, clothing … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, December 14th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“When you make an agreement stick to it. Don’t use your words idly. Avoid making any agreements, contracts, or commitments, formal or otherwise, with anyone that you don’t feel sure about being able to honor. This applies as much to … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“The orthodox slant on investment policy is to invest only to make gains. The way of the contemporary urban warrior, by contrast, is to invest in loss. This is not to suggest the warrior is a sucker. Simply that, rather … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“A phase of heightened vulnerability usually occurs when you’re forced to let go of someone or something that you were using to help shore you up a little. This exposes the deficiency you were compensating for by  using that person … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, August, 14th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Making pronouncements is like casting spells, as in spelling out your thought in word form. You always have the choice between seeing a situation, yours or someone else’s, in a positive or negative light. If a friend tells you her … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, July 27th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“When you look at your life in terms of success and failure, you must remember that these terms are relative and not absolute. The criteria you judge by are spurious, subjective, and based on limited perspective. If you judge success … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, July 13th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Nobody knows when the world will end. It may end tomorrow, next week, or never. Everything is in a state of flux. This is nothing new, it has always been so. Instead of worrying and lamenting, rejoice. Rejoice in supreme … Continue reading

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“BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 15th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Waiting patiently for something good to occur is not a passive activity. Waiting patiently is an active state. With the full knowledge and faith that what’s for you won’t pass you by, and by breathing, relaxing, and going with the … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 8th, 2015 by Dr. Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“Fame and infamy merely consist of others’ projections, fantasies and opinions, which mean about as much as yours. People’s opinions of you are like clouds passing in the sky, pushed here and there by whichever wind is prevailing. When they’re … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 by Stephen Russell in BAREFOOT DOCTOR’S GUIDE TO THE TAO

“You have an intention for something to occur. You visualize that eventuality with concentrated focus, imbued with a portion of passion and chi, and then you let it go, like sending an E-mail. You picture what you want to say … Continue reading

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