• Life,  Observations

    Life and Lessons of a Transitional Year

    Life and Lessons Hello, it’s been a while. And, I’m giving you a snapshot of my life and lessons I’ve learned in the past year. So much has happened since I last wrote to you. Life has gone at the speed of sound and the year seems to have flown by. It is not what I planned.   What I Planned When I quit my job last year to work from home, I had all of these plans. I wanted to write and work on my creative life. I intended to declutter and feel as if my house were under control. And, I wanted to have a nice garden where…

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    Is It Possible…Part 2

    Part 2 – Is it possible… Here is part 1. So the day I wrote the previous post, I was able to complete all four areas in my life. And it felt good. But guess what. I haven’t been able to maintain that. And that answered my question of is it possible. Or did it? I still have all of my goals. Of writing every day, of reading through my reading list this year, of meditating or being active, all of these goals are still in place. So I had to come up with a new strategy. I began by paying attention to how I was spending my time. No,…

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    An Inventory Of Life

    Every year on or near my birthday, I like to do an inventory of my life. I’ve done this in the past and wrote about it here. For the past couple of years, this has been less of a priority since things have been so stressful in my life. I’ve reexamined my years, but really focused on them. This year as I’ve recently celebrated my birthday (I’m not admitting which one), I decided to go back to my previous practice of looking back over the last year to see my highs and lows. Of course, this will be an interesting exercise since my life is now different in many ways…