Announcing My Project 70

My Project 70 Change Red to Blue – Small Steps Help elect Bryan Caforio, my nephew, to represent the 25th Congressional District in California! Here is a link to the article that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on December 9 that talks about his candidacy: …

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What Is Your Bottom Line?

Last Saturday I discovered this poem by Daniel Skach-Mills at the Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland. Eleven "Don't call it multi-tasking, this ritual I do: lifting, pouring, setting the pot down again and raising the bowl to my lips. Stepping into the tearoom, …

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If We Downsize and Declutter Our Lives Can We Get More Out of Life?

That is the title of an article published in Australia on July 5, 2015. I discovered a summary of this article in the most recent issue of The Chronical, the newsletter of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD - www.challengingdisorganization.org). I was so intrigued by the summary that I followed the link to find the entire…

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Do You Need a Brain Hack?

If you find yourself stuck and not able to get started on a task or project, you might benefit from a brain hack. What's a brain hack? That's the question I asked myself as the presenter of a recent teleclass I attended kept talking about brain hacks. The title of the teleclass through the Institute for…

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Better Than Before – Sitting Is the New Smoking: Pairing

The strategy of pairing is a fascinating approach to developing a new habit. It can also help identify bad habits. Pairing is coupling two activities. According to Rubin it's one activity that you want to do and one you don't particularly want to do. I think that's a narrow perspective. I believe that it's also…

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Unstoppable – Like a Girl

Do we limit girls and tell them what they should or shouldn’t be? Do we box them into expected roles? I discovered this video today while watching a TED Talk and decided I would end my week by posting the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhB3l1gCz2E

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