CategoryWeekly Wisdom

Don’t Pass the Peas, Please!

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I was picking peas the other day, which, as it turns out, requires a surprising amount of focus. It’s not nearly as easy as picking strawberries. With a strawberry, sure, you may have to lift a few leaves, but the plump red goodness stands out easily against a backdrop of glossy, dark green. Peas are both fortunately and unfortunately the exact same color as the stalks and leaves they grow...

What My Bullet Journal CAN’T do For Me

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This January I renewed my commitment to bullet journaling after reading Ryder Carroll’s definitive book on the subject. Being that it was written by the creator of the bullet journal, it helped me to unpack the reasons behind some of the many colorful images I’d seen online. It also made more sense from an organizational standpoint than anything I’d read to date. I hoped to learn more about...

The Dangers of Digital Overwhelm – Are We Changing Our Evolutionary Reactions?

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I finally finished redecorating my office the other day. It felt somehow more “important” than the normal satisfaction I would have gained from finishing a project. In fact, hanging this particular series of paintings felt like a crucial addition, taking it from a mostly utilitarian workspace to a place where I can dream and enjoy color and put together new creative ideas that are currently...

Life in The Clouds

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I haven’t fully relaxed in so long, I forgot how it felt. This house—and being out away from the city—is such a blessing. I feel grounded and connected to the earth as I’ve never felt before. Perhaps it’s being up high, with a bird’s eye view of the clouds as they move across the valley, how the sun kisses the ridge line and the mist hangs in the tree tops. The view changes every time I look up...

New Year, New Goals

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Some places are sacred. Forests are one of them.
There are certain places we go where the ground feels somehow sacred. The space feels deep and the air is tinged with heaviness. That’s how I feel when I enter the forest, when I walk amongst the moss-covered giants that line the forest floor.

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