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Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections is all about reflecting on the week by observing our senses.  My hope is that this will be a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing and what we are experiencing weekly when journaling in general can feel so daunting. Now, for this week’s Friday Reflections (with each sense as […]

10 Things I Loved in October 2013

10 Things I Loved in October 2013

At the end of each month, I take stock of the previous month.  What went well?  What did I learn?  What brought me a simple joy?  These monthly reports are a way to encourage myself to take delight in the littlest of things.  I find that Ten Things I Loved allows me to always see […]

The Weekly Spark: Mail a thank you note

The Weekly Spark: Mail a thank you note

Years ago, one of my roommates made a unique New Year’s Resolution: write and mail a thank you note every week.  Every Sunday, she would sit down and write that note and drop it into the mail on her way out the door on Monday mornings.  This idea has stayed with me for years (and […]

The Happy Sheet: Every Call

The Happy Sheet: Every Call

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections is all about reflecting on the week by observing our senses.  My hope is that this will be a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing and what we are experiencing weekly when journaling in general can feel so daunting. Now, for this week’s Friday Reflections (with each sense as […]

First, Do No Harm

First, Do No Harm

I have been thinking a lot lately about these four words. First do no harm. It is the vow that doctors make, and I started this month by teaching a workshop for medical students on reflection—on this idea that being introspective helps us to build our self-awareness so that we can do better work, so […]

The Weekly Spark: Offer an Unexpected Kindness

The Weekly Spark: Offer an Unexpected Kindness

There is nothing that brings me quite as much joy as the unexpected kindness. Happy bringing me a flower he found in the yard. My neighbor leaving some salad greens from her garden on the porch. A nice note or word from a student. A friend sending an article she thinks I’ll find interesting via […]

The Happy Sheet:  The Roots

The Happy Sheet: The Roots

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections is all about reflecting on the week by observing our senses.  My hope is that this will be a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing and what we are experiencing weekly when journaling in general can feel so daunting. Now, for this week’s Friday Reflections (with each sense as […]

Love Your Body Day 2013

Love Your Body Day 2013

Love Your Body Day is Wednesday, October 16th, and my goal is to get ALL of you to sign a pledge to making a conscious commitment to be  your own body champion.  Below, you’ll find The Body Warrior Pledge that I drafted five years ago and is featured on Day 2 of Beautiful You. Pledge your desire to […]