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Dong-ahn-guh Day 18 – Setting Intention for Everything

  My Jungbub Journal – Eighteenth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Setting Intention for Everything ————— It’s Sunday. I could take a good rest today rather than any other weekends. It’s because I set my intention to rest and to care my body and spirit. It’s powerful. I didn’t just

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 17 – Our Story

  My Jungbub Journal – Seventeenth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Our story ————— My wife and I have watched a cooking show on Netflix. It’s the Final Table. We really enjoyed it. We enjoyed watching the charisma and confidence of the world-renowned chefs. What made me more interested was

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 16 – My Second Test

  My Jungbub Journal – Sixteenth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   My second test ————— I think my second test began. I got a phone call from my client on the mainland. He was indifferent in his website for a while. Then I finished my work and am ready to

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 15 – Resting is healing

  My Jungbub Journal – Fifteenth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Resting is Healing ————— I was right. The reason why I felt so much tired was that I was releasing deep tension from my shoulder. I had a serious tension on my right shoulder. When I touched it, it

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 14 – Why tired?

  My Jungbub Journal – Fourteenth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Why tired? ————— I felt very tired today. Interestingly, my wife also looked tired when she came back from her work. We took a nap together before starting to cook dinner. We talked about our fatigue. Why are we

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 13 – Passing the first test

  My Jungbub Journal – Thirteenth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Passing the first test ————— He (the business owner who abused me) paid my invoice today and I started the service for his website. I’m handing the conversation more comfortably. Since Dong-ahn-guh started, I try not to blame him.

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 12 – Craving Rest

  My Jungbub Journal – Twelveth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Craving Rest ————— Lately, I feel tired easily. Craving rest. I take quick naps when I need. I would feel guilty if I took rest during the summertime. Yet, it’s the meditation retreat. It’s okay. It’s a good excuse.

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 11 – Sunday Ritual

  My Jungbub Journal – Eleventh Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   No Work on Sunday, More Rest ————— Since Dong-ahn-guh started, I don’t work on Sunday. Instead, take more rest and read more books. I feel my body wants more rest and my spirit wants more information. One of my

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 10 – My First Test & Independence

  My Jungbub Journal – Tenth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   My first test ————— Got an email from him. I set my first intention because I could watch my patterns as I communicated with him. – Even though people abuse me, don’t react emotionally. Try to understand the situation

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Dong-ahn-guh (Winter Meditation Retreat) Day 09

  My Nineth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   November ends and December is begining. ————— Today is the last day of November. I wrapped up November’s projects early. Since I think of three days as one time-unit, I feel much organized and productive. I didn’t improve any skills. Just paid

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Dong-ahn-guh (Winter Meditation Retreat) Day 08

  My Eighth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Finishing my monthly business report ————— Could I have done better today? I gave my best. And finished my monthly report. I consider writing a blog post as writing my monthly business report. The report shows how much I’ve grown. It’s very

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Dong-ahn-guh (Winter Meditation Retreat) Day 07

  My Seventh Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Empathizing with my clients’ stress ————— I’ve worked hard today. Especially started to empathize with my clients’ stress. They’re hard-working people. I did my best to support them. I want them to succeed. Even I’m just working in front of my computer,

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Dong-ahn-guh Day 05 – Improving My Operating System, 3 Day Time Block

  My Fifth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Improving Competence ————— Thanksgiving holidays ended and we went back to work. Yesterday, I got a feeling that I need to improve my competence. I can read faster, write faster, work faster. I feel like I have a huge project to accomplish

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Dong-ahn-guh (Winter Meditation Retreat) Day 04

  My Fourth Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Expanding Consciousness ————— I visualize the people who have hurt me. When I separate myself from them, I tend to make up bad stories. Those stories are not true. They are just exaggerated by my imagination. Even worse, the stories usually spiral

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Dong-ahn-guh (Winter Meditation Retreat) Day 03

  My Third Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat)   Additional Intention ————— Today I added one more intention for the winter meditation. “When I face a situation which I’m not satisfied with, I don’t react habitually. Instead, I ask myself three questions: (1) why is this situation happening now? (2) what

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Dong-ahn-guh (Winter Meditation Retreat) Day 02

My Second Day of Dong-ahn-guh (winter meditation retreat) ————— Setting intention requires courage, sometimes. As I accept my patterns and set intentions, I’m already experiencing changes from inside. Until now, my old pattern served its purpose well. When somebody abused me, I treated them energetically in the same way. When I reflected

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Dong-ahn-guh (동안거, Winter Vassa Meditation Retreat)

  What is Dong-Ahn-Guh? ————– Dong-ahn-guh means a Winter Meditation Retreat. It’s similar to Vassa in Buddhism (wiki: Vassa) Traditionally, the people who practice spirituality in Korea embark on the meditation retreat during the winter. The retreat starts on the tenth full-moon day and ends on the first full-moon day next year

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My Third Dream Pattern: The Old Is Expired & The New Is Opening

  The Old Is Expired & The New Is Opening   In 2018, my previous dream patterns finally stopped. And I started to dream new dreams. For the past two years, I was suffering from my old dreams. Most of all, the biggest challenge was that I had no idea when these

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My Second Dream Pattern: Going Back to School

  My Second Dream Pattern: Going Back to School If my first dream pattern evoked frustration and uncomfortable feelings, the second pattern brought me a strong sense of anxiety. Usually, I don’t feel anxiety or panic in my real life. I have been able to handle many difficult situations. I’m quite confident

Aloha, My name is Shawn S Lee. I’m a life coach, a meditation teacher, and a Jungbub student. Please feel free to read my blog. If you like to receive my newsletter -just about once a month-, leave your name and email.

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