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Fridays are for Pictures

Happy Friday to you all. I do hope that you find these pictures enjoyable. If you haven’t seen Wellington visiting the Belugas, you have to watch this. And a Peacock Mantis Shrimp may be one of the coolest “animals” that I have seen! They have 16 color-detecting receptors (humans only have 3!) and they can… Read More

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Friday photo therapy

There is so much noise and so much information swirling about right now. And I don’t have any hard and fast answers. And I don’t have any suggestions any different than what a “million” other people are saying. So, in order to not add needlessly to the noise, I would like to offer another few… Read More

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Spring has come

What I have found to be a cure-all for myself, is being outside. One of my favorite pastimes is driving out in the country with my mother, finding new places to explore and new ways to get there. And during this time of “physical distancing” we have more time to explore at will. I thought… Read More

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Procrastination isn’t laziness

I have always had this habit of putting off my work until the very last minute. On some level, the time crunch forces me to solidify my thoughts and is beneficial. But, for the most part, I am just delaying a task that needs to be completed and running the risk of putting people in… Read More

When you really don’t want to put in the work

I am still on my “brain hacking” kick, or should I say quest? Quest seems a better option. I have found that most of the people that I follow online by way of newsletters, blogs, Snapchat, and YouTube center in some way around habit forming (without realizing it as it happened!).  Ingesting their content in… Read More

Change the Narrative – Lauren Allen

Merriam-Webster refers to resilience as an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. An ability to roll with the punches, according to Mayo Clinic. My understanding of resilience prior to this week was that it was something that people were just gifted with, like good eyesight or height. You either had… Read More