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    Returning to Now – A Perspective on Moments

    I thought July would be an appropriate time to evaluate my progress during this year. With June being mid-year I thought it would be a good moment to slow down.  I wanted to ease up on working towards my goals that month. I didn’t set goals for June but had an unwritten goal (literally because I keep my goals tracked in a bullet journal). My unwritten goal for June was to explore. I used this time to explore new ideas and to see if I was still on the right path. I was becoming too goal-centric and was beginning to lose sight of why I was making goals and evolving my…

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    Life Lessons

    Avoiding the “Someday” Trap

    Procrastination leading to regret Facing a new year reminds me of all the things I want to do someday and all the things I wanted to do but haven’t done. The procrastination sets in; someday never seems to be today. Someday may never come For me, the concept of someday becoming a daydreaming and dangerous word.  We live our lives thinking there’s always more time. Someday assumes a distant future with possibilities, this can be a distraction from what’s happening here and now.  Someday makes me lose focus on my goals as I work towards my personal vision. Don’t think, just do So in this new year, I want to…

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    A Brief Thought on Priorities

    Think not so much of what you lack as what you have: but of the things that you have, select the best, and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them. – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations A mental stretch from the daily grind Sometimes it’s good to take a moment out of our busy lives to see how things are going. To do a mental stretch to see what’s happening.  During this time, we should be taking time to look at our daily lives and see what we are spending time on: cleaning email inbox, daily mindless actions, “autopilot” through the day (I’m guilty…