Feat

Shop in Peace

Any activity, even holiday shopping, can be a form of meditation if you approach it thoughtfully and with "intention." Over the holidays, you will confront endless lines to wait on, defective or imperfect products, equally imperfect prices, and many stressed out people. Your goal is to remain patient and grounded, and when you are drawn away from the ideal, to catch yourself and return to it. To complete this feat, choose at least one mantra. Repeat this while shopping. If successful, all your gifts will be extra blessed.

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Authored on 11.18.09 at 12:49 by Oliver.

Achievers

User Date & Time
volcane09 06:55 11/27/2009
bklynforager 19:11 11/29/2009
pearl 21:52 11/29/2009
ElizabethEv 21:05 11/30/2009
MMCharlie 22:34 11/30/2009
oregondux1 23:41 11/30/2009
erikka 11:07 12/01/2009
babarbanel 13:03 12/01/2009
annalab 14:01 12/01/2009
alicebradley 15:02 12/04/2009
elle.belle 16:42 12/05/2009
SparklyFarts 19:41 12/06/2009
ALKings10 23:19 12/06/2009
alicetiara 00:20 12/08/2009
shaynet 16:55 12/09/2009
amandanicole 13:54 12/11/2009
gleam 16:06 12/11/2009
emahlee 16:48 12/11/2009
sandella 02:14 12/12/2009
lonek8 16:44 12/12/2009
jmmartim 11:27 12/13/2009
Fraidy 02:40 12/14/2009
hktexan 05:15 12/14/2009
jenniechris 18:49 12/14/2009
stlcolleen 12:25 12/15/2009
runleenarun 22:56 12/15/2009
killercadoogan 14:44 12/16/2009
artichkme 09:32 12/18/2009
Kaitlyn 09:46 12/18/2009
kornflowers 12:12 12/18/2009
vajardin 02:21 12/20/2009
reganh 10:33 12/20/2009
sandyliz 01:10 12/22/2009
rahree 23:29 12/22/2009
janebrda 21:26 12/23/2009
msh258 09:52 12/24/2009
mo rizzle 18:35 12/24/2009
@HereNow 22:08 12/24/2009
za 03:40 12/25/2009
sassletics82 21:43 12/25/2009
meggiep 00:25 12/26/2009
ADRIANA 00:50 12/26/2009
andrealc23 01:36 12/27/2009
Yasmien 08:12 12/28/2009
seshat 14:12 12/28/2009
k.ben 20:07 12/28/2009
liz 21:13 12/28/2009
notoriousjbg 02:50 12/29/2009
Sardonic 16:37 12/29/2009
twinklefee 18:44 12/29/2009
oiwuc 21:29 12/29/2009
vonhottie 22:25 12/30/2009
MammaPole 23:34 12/30/2009
Eis4Emily 17:00 12/31/2009
lizh 12:55 01/01/2010
starry04 17:27 01/01/2010
CakeOrDeath 18:56 01/01/2010
spindig 22:37 01/01/2010
swell1 18:28 01/09/2010

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Comments

Spent Black Friday at a $1 store in Jersey!  No lines, no fuss no muss... was very patient... I guess this was't a true test... I'll have to wait till christmas eve to do all my shopping! LOL

kornflowers's picture

My mantra didn't help me find what I wanted on Cyber Monday, but it kept me calm as I fruitlessly searched...and then bought plenty of other things.

babarbanel's picture

"stay calm and carry on"

ALKings10's picture

I got caught at  Sak's on fifth in the snow and sleet on Saturday - a complete mess. I remembered this challenge and stayed serene in the heat of wet, cold people pushing each other around.

alicetiara's picture

i like shopping but when it comes to crowds and cold weather it takes a couple of extra deep breaths... I shopped for 3 hours yesterday and still had patience to drive home in rush hour traffic.

gleam's picture

I am blessed, I am beautiful, I am blissful.

 

(Thanks Yogi tea!)

runleenarun's picture

this was pretty easy...since i barely did any shopping AND i did it outside of crazy pre-holiday hours.

msh258's picture

Last Saturday at TJ Maxx.  Chanted Om Mane Padme Om during my visit and ended up not buying anything.

@HereNow's picture



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