Tag: objectives

May 25

Become more of who you truly are

In our culture, youth is often praised and aging is seen as a deficit. But as we get older, we gain access to a deeper kind of wisdom than we had when we were younger. The great psychologist C.G. Jung said that in the middle of life there occurs a transformation in the psyche—psyche is …

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Jan 25

If you write it, it will come

Remember the movie “Field of Dreams”? In that film, Kevin Costner hears a voice telling him, “If you build it, they will come.” He builds a baseball diamond and, well, the movie plot is complicated, but ‘they’ do come and play ball! What do you want to create in your life, to build?  In the …

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Mar 28

Personal Best

Years ago I saw a film called “Personal Best.” It was about women training for the Olympics. In the end, they were unable to attend the Olympics because the U.S. called for a boycott that year for political reasons. So the women’s only reward was their knowledge that each of them had done her “personal …

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Jan 27

Find a New View

Here in the Northeast, days are cold and short in January. It’s a time to stay in a lot, and to act in harmony with nature. Nature is in a state of rest. And while we have to continue working, perhaps we can now do it in a way that is more in tune with …

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Jul 27

Role Models

Mindfulness isn’t only about meditating every day, developing a sense of presence throughout the day, calming our mind and bodies, learning to focus, or realizing that we don’t have to follow every thought that occurs to us. Although it is all of that—and more. It’s also about creating a greater awareness that can help us …

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Jan 26

Making Habits into Goals

A new year has just begun and, if you are like me, you want to set fresh goals, or reach the goals you set last year. When we set a goal, we usually feel enthusiastic. We may put it on the top of our “to do” list and have every intention of seeing it through …

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Jan 21

Write Your Intentions

Last month I wrote about creating a ritual, to contemplate where we are in our lives and what direction we would like to focus on in the coming year. Intense people with ADHD traits  (and I include myself in this group) may have a lot of ideas but have a hard time focusing and putting …

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