Captain O’s

Pilots commonly use logbooks to write down important information, document conditions, and record events. That’s what I’m attempting to do here, on the blog, where you can read my latest thoughts on wellness, mindfulness, aviation, and more. Welcome to Captain O’s Logbook!

Get Moving, Get Outside

There’s a substantial strong link between exercise and positive mental health effects. It can boost your mood, alleviate anxiety, and provide a nice distraction. It’s

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What is Self-Care?

“The seeds we water grow.” -Thich Nhat Hanh Good self-care involves more than just eating an orange, showering, or brushing your teeth. It includes caring

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A Bone of Non-contention

“Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Laozi There is a Taoist parable called ‘Accommodating the Water.’ As the story goes,

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The Importance of a Pause

“Sometimes you need to press pause to let everything sink in.” -Sebastian Vettel One of the side effects of continued self-care, if you’re doing it

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“From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” – Dr. Seuss The other day I was waiting for an early morning

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“Change is the only constant in life” – Heraclitus There’s no getting around it. Life equals change, and change is the hardest thing a human

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