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when to be a quitter

June 6, 2007


The PositiveSharing blog has an interesting post on knowing when to quit your job. Actually, this has a much wider applicability; you can use these principles to decide when it’s high time to quit just about any situation that you find yourself in at least partly voluntarily, even unemployment. The ultimate question is: how is […]

Diane Ackerman on beginnings, endings, and the part in between

May 31, 2007


  It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between. Diane Ackerman inspirational quotes wikipage :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

resting heart rate: a benchmark

May 31, 2007


Boy, there’s nothing so exciting as taking out a watch and a calculator and settling down to do some math, eh? Hoo boy, I’ll bet you’re excited! Well who wouldn’t be? But there’s a reason I’m making you do your homework (don’t look away from the monitor…I can see you, ya know! I have the […]

balance: a quote

May 16, 2007


  Less drama, more laundry Dave Savage inspirational quote wikipage: go ahead and add your own! :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::


May 14, 2007


We’ve finally gotten our wiki up and running, although we haven’t stocked the pond yet. We’ll be adding in the resources and tips that you’ve posted over the next week or so, so you don’t have to go back and do it twice. Right now, we have our Home page, our Fitness page, our Personal […]

the 10 commandments for simplifying your life

May 10, 2007


From the Ririan Project (welcome to the blogroll), here are 10 simple commandments for having a simpler life. They really are very basic, easily implemented, and effective, and I encourage you to look for ways to work them into your life. Here I’ll list just  the commandments themselves: go to their website for the full […]

everybody’s free (to wear sunscreen)

May 4, 2007


This is possibly the best address to a graduating class in history, and maybe one of the best speeches, period. It originally appeared as a Mary Schmich column in the Chicago Tribune called Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young. This dazzling video is what adding a little Baz Luhrman to that text […]

living in the moment

May 4, 2007


Guest Blogger: this time, this space Learn to Live a Simple, Authentic Life in the Present Moment We spend a lot of time dwelling on the past and worrying about the future. We have either forgotten or have never learned how to live a simple, authentic life in the present moment. Tasks we have started […]

More productivity, less time

April 27, 2007


I’m just going to steal this from engtech, who won’t mind. Go directly to his post 14 tips to get more done in less time. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200. Here’s a sample, with the pathetically cute kitty pix removed: We forget that time is the only true luxury in life. Being […]

worrying 101

April 25, 2007


Here’s a nifty suggestion I stole from Self magazine, November 2004. Worriers spend a great deal of time worrying throughout the day, often re-worrying the same worry they’ve already worried earlier. This is inevitable, but exhausting and unproductive as well as rather dull. Suzanne C. Segerstrom PhD of the University of Kentucky, Lexington, suggests that every […]