Category Archives: attention

Regain A Missing Sense

We’re missing a sense integral to a fully-lived life. Here’s one way to get it back. Continue reading

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Angry Stranger’s Gift

She was sure lazy employees hadn’t stocked the shelves. She insisted on seeing the manager, who wasn’t there. She. Wouldn’t. Leave. Continue reading

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Leaving Little Love Letters

A simple note is a tangible expression unlike any other. Continue reading

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We Warp Time

time warp n. A hypothetical discontinuity or distortion occurring in the flow of time that would move events from one time period to another or suspend the passage of time. Continue reading

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Decision To Make? Ask Your Body

Bad posture taught me about using body wisdom. Continue reading

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Odd Second Saturday Suppers

Don’t see friends and loved ones often enough? Here’s an unexpected solution. Continue reading

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Delight-Driven Willpower

Willpower is easier when we rely on it for positives rather than use it to erase negative habits. Here’s to cultivating delights you want to welcome into your life. Continue reading

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