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Working it over

The vacuum filter that I cleaned isn’t dry yet, so the vacuum cleaner won’t work; I can’t clean up the tracked-in sand. Both of us are drawing a blank as far as meals to plan this week; I can’t make an effective grocery list. The webinar recording isn’t loading this evening; I can’t watch that […]

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Efficiency is the killer of imagination

Very recently I read that “efficiency is the killer of imagination,” and for the life of me can’t recall from where or by whom. Chalk it up to the fact that I’ve been reading from a variety of written sources lately, and also that this idea struck me so hard I’ve been kind of in […]

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My surrender journey

My natural state of being is in my head. I think, a lot. Even when I don’t mean to. I’m not proud of this. In fact, it’s something I constantly try to overcome. There I go thinking again. I realized some time ago that I don’t always feel good about being so mental. It was […]

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Small joys, chosen

Happiness isn’t a reward, an endpoint that has been earned. Happiness is a way of being, a chosen path. Honestly, lately this is something I’ve kind of forgotten. And so, I am making a choice to bring in more happiness. Here’s a simple practice that I am adopting, to celebrate the small joys: Make three […]

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Signature wellness

Working from home at my job that I love, the time lines between the two can get blurred. “Work” and “Home” easily end up as one. I suspect those reading this who have a similar setup are nodding along. But honestly, I give my best job for my work, with both process and products, when […]

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