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Year Personas, A Reflection on Life Stages

Year Personas, A Reflection on Life Stages

When we look at the long view of our lives, going back, we recognize that every year has its “feeling”. Some event, or some cluster of experiences, gives a very distinct emotional quality - or even, personality to that particular year. The silly year, when we felt free and discovered our playful side. The goth year, when all felt dark and we slu

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Courting Feelings and Alternatives to New Years Resolution

Courting Feelings and Alternatives to New Years Resolution

When we look at the long view of our lives, going back, we recognize that every year has its “feeling”. Some event, or some cluster of experiences, gives a very distinct emotional quality - or even, personality to that particular year. The silly year, when we felt free and discovered our playful side. The goth year, when all felt dark and we slumpe

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Play with Context, Meaningful Gift Giving

Play with Context, Meaningful Gift Giving

How can we make our gift-giving more meaningful, especially after years of repeated gifting? Play with context. Some relationships, as they mature, settle into familiar rhythms. This is part of their beauty and comfort, for sure.Yet, if we strive to make our connections an ongoing discovery - of ourselves and our loved ones - we have a unique oppor

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Smallness in the Big Ordeal with Star-Gazing and Remembering

Smallness in the Big Ordeal with Star-Gazing and Remembering

The way we shift our focus changes so much. I’ve been reading the book, “Tribe of Mentors” by Tim Ferriss. It’s not what I expected (as it came recommended as a business book). It is something more. It gives a quick cross-reference of how great people have achieved remarkable things…The one I am paying attention to now is how many say they respond

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