Now I can completely relate to not doing most things in the rain, truly can. Rainy days should be spent in Ireland, Scotland, or England – maybe even Seattle; where we expect, and even appreciate, such weather. We think of it as ambient. Why, of course!
It’s quite possible that I channel my Celtic roots on rainy days. I find some tunes to accompany the weather, and mentally transport myself. Frankly, I really like cold, rainy days – any rainy days – when I get to be at home and not deal with the hassles of commuting or dealing with the elements in any way.
But I don’t feel that way when it comes to voting, on any occasion. I will endure any kind of weather to cast my vote – in person, honorably. Continue reading “I can’t come, it’s raining: NH Primary Elections, 2022”
June is quickly coming to a close and we will embark on a new month in less than 48 hours.
As time passes, be sure to make the time to reflect upon life. What is going well for you, and what isn’t? How can you improve upon something, or do you need to change direction completely? What have you learned, and what do you want to learn? How have you contributed to making someone’s life better, or how did you hurt them?
Living authentically is a conscious decision. It is something that must be acted upon each day through mindfulness and reflection. Don’t wait to until something goes wrong to check-in with yourself – do it daily, and often.
When you find yourself going through the motions of life, simply flipping pages on a calendar or scrolling the dates on your phone, stop. Take a moment to slow down, breathe and engage in that moment. In the words of John Lennon, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Don’t be so busy that it passes you by.
As you prepare to bid farewell to June and kick-off July, take a few minutes to think back on these past days.
How was your month?
“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn
How do you manage interruptions, unplanned matters and fire drills?
You’ve planned your day. Prioritized your projects and lists. Allotted time for stretch breaks, emails and social media checks.
Continue reading “Tip of the day.”