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Documenting Your Life Journey

I have had a rich, rich life—but, sadly, there is a huge gap in the written version. This is one of my greatest regrets. The journey–all of it–should be documented to some extent. Continue reading

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Mindfulness

I had no deadlines to meet, the weather was pleasant, so why not go on a walk to take in the Fall colors “up close and personal”? I have to tell you, this is quite unusual thinking for me. Continue reading

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Smatterings: Mindful Eating, Sufficient Sleep, and a Happy Marriage

Smatterings is a weekly digest of my selection of favorite and/or most-informative or inspiring articles read on the web during the past week or so. It’s a nice way to pass on to my readers good posts/articles that have helped me in some way and also an opportunity to put in “my two bits” on a given subject. Continue reading

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Getting Started Journaling

Just having a journal causes me to at least ask myself what I learned that day—and so it has been a very valuable tool to get me to actually reflect on my day and my lessons learned. Continue reading

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A Productive End-of-the-Day Ritual, Part 3

The natural tendency when thinking and writing about who you appreciate is to list the people who are closest to you (at least I hope that’s who comes to your mind!). However, much of the value of this exercise is to make you more mindful and to stretch your thinking beyond your usual and typical responses. Continue reading

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A Productive End-of-the-Day Ritual, Part 2

This is the second post in a 3-part series. If you haven’t already done so, read A Productive End-of-the-Day Ritual first. In part 1 of this series, I introduced the word-prompts for summing up your day. They are:   Grateful … Continue reading

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A Productive End-of-the-Day Ritual

Very simply put, write about something you’re grateful for today, an opportunity you had, what you did today, what you’ll do tomorrow, who you appreciate, and what you learned. Keep it brief—a sentence or two. Continue reading

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