Books, Life, Misc.

Monday: gratitude goals, family time and kids’ books

Currently= 37, High= 70. Just a modest 43 degree spread….:) Seems a little crazy, but bring on 70! I love my calendar quote from today. The gratitude thing is always easy when everything goes your way, so I especially like the reminders that point out that the ultimate goal is to be grateful always– highs and lows. Practice, practice, practice…..…

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Books

Trying assigned reading

I think I mentioned earlier this year that I decided for 2021 to try out the method of “assigning” myself a few books to read each quarter. The main reason for this is that I wanted to finally actually tackle some of the books on my “Want to Read” shelf in goodreads.com (the main place I keep track of books…

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Books

February books

Sorry I didn’t hop on here yesterday. I woke up and decided that this was going to win for how I wanted to spend my little morning time: By the time I was done, I didn’t feel like blogging and all of that. It’s nice to mix up the routine sometimes. 🙂 It’s a new month again. February seemed to…

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Books, Deep thoughts

Catastrophizing/ “Is it true?”& Plan B thinking

As I walked on the treadmill last night (looking for opportunities to up my step count AND somewhat frantically trying to finish my audiobook which expires TODAY and is on hold for other people i.e. not available for renew!!), I heard some really great insights. This section of the book is geared toward parents/ students, but the advice is universal!…

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Books, COVID

Audiobooks, Germs, This is Us- in no particular order

3 random things on my mind…. 1. Audiobooks vs. Podcasts I mentioned last week I’ve been listening to The Self-Driven Child on audiobook (checked out from the library app). On the whole, the book has improved I think quite a bit and it’s actually turning out to be pretty good. I used to listen to audiobooks all the time, but…

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