I had the honour and pleasure of being asked to write a series of articles for the Shin Dao Institute’s Heart and Mind Matters Newsletter in the fall of 2016. The third article is based on the third Pillar of the Shin Dao Philosophy – that of “Open[…]

Kindness is easy for the most part, especially when we are reminded at certain times of the year to be kind to one another. It’s easy to open a door for a stranger, or help someone with their groceries, to say a good word at the checkout. The[…]

To me, Facebook has become the ‘Ugly’ regarding negative posts about Politics, Religion, Humanity, Nature, Ecology and the Welfare of Animals, and sometimes life in general. Years ago when people shared their lives, it looked like everyone was living a great positive life – look at all the[…]

I admit I take multitasking to many levels – it’s great, but can be quite time consuming. I achieve a lot, but I also lose track of time in my day when I find multitasking moments coming on. An example is this morning. While I packed up a[…]

Welcome to Patricia L Atchison, a creative site for my writing, blogging, dance arts and creative arts. I am in the process of doing all things magical to ensure this site is working well. I’ll let you know as soon as I am alive again. (Well, I am[…]