It sounds silly, but having a clean house makes me SO happy. When the house is clean, I can just focus on my family and we can spend time together without me worrying about anything needing to get done. Last night we sat at the kitchen table and played a board game. It was amazing.
I had an unexpected, difficult interaction with someone yesterday. I am not one to react in the moment. But instead, take the time to reflect on how much pain someone is carrying when they lash out. Ultimately, I am grateful for the interaction. It makes me reflect, and assess if there are things I could have done differently. I want to continue to learn and grow from each experience.
I work at a university and the new semester just started. It is a reminder of needs, fears and hope of new students, especially our international students. Their perspective reminds me why I am here in my role.
I feel so blessed that in true times of need, we have been given the means to get by. I am forever grateful.
I have made it a point this past year to make sure I am continuing to grow – spiritually, mentally and through experiences of new things. I now see each challenge as something to learn from.
Such a good question. Everything feels challenging these day. I am taking each struggle as an opportunity to remain positive, focused and figure out what I am supposed to learn from it.
I knew having kids would change me, but I didn’t realize HOW much I would change. Being a mom has taught me so much, it has been the greatest life changing gift.
I took the dogs for a walk this morning, and the sun was shining and the skies were clear… and I was thinking how lucky we are to live where we do. There is so much beauty in the world around us.
I think self-awareness is key. Understanding how and we do things is pivotal to operate with integrity.
In order to be faithful to one’s values, it is first necessary to define what those are. It is important to take the time do this, then you can assure that your actions, lifestyle and goals are in sync with what you brings fulfillment.
I find that I am sometimes less than wholehearted when colleagues drop in on me unexpected. I am worried about the pressure to meet my own deadlines, but am consciously working to fully embrace their inquiries, and awareness of things they may be struggling with in their personal lives.
Smiling at someone and saying hello is often such a simple gesture, but initiates a smile in return.
I live my life for my job. I need to release work as my number one priority. Life is too short to prioritize something that will replace me tomorrow…
A connection with others is the most beautiful thing. When you listen and recognize their personal journey, you have a new appreciation of life itself.
Ooh, excellent question! I think it’s the fear of failure, not having the confidence that an extraordinary life can exist. For me, I think it’s also helping my partner share in the vision of what an extraordinary life can be.
Such a good question. I strive to always be truthful, but the desire to want to be right is a work in progress.
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