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triggers and problem-solving (travel habits pt. 4)

For most of us, some drinks are easier to discard than others. They’ve been described as “low hanging fruit,” i.e. easy to remove from the tree. 1,232 more words

Finding the Right Fit and How to Get There

A busy year adjusting to a new career is evident when a blog post is more than a year overdue. This tardy post is appropriate, though, as it includes identifying an optimal career path and networking to set yourself on that path. 344 more words

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check my carry-on (travel habits pt. 3)

A plan is just a description of what I hope to achieve; I achieve it by stringing together some appropriate skills and tools. They tend to sound deceptively simple. 726 more words

goal setting (travel habits pt. 2)

Generally speaking, I am told that a good goal is one that is specific, measurable, and achievable. For instance, a goal like “I will exercise for twenty minutes three times a week” is evidently more likely to produce long-term changes than a goals like “I will get in better shape” or “I am going to exercise more.” 550 more words

Do habits come in travel sizes? (travel habits pt. 1)

My December posts are probably all going to be vacation/travel-related. I’ve written several times here about the way vacations and travel seem to cause my best-laid plans to go astray. 476 more words

Why I Love PivotTables (or an obligatory Excel post)

I don’t really know how to convey my love of organization and efficiency.  I love my meeting notebook and am a recent convert to bullet journaling… 415 more words


tools & strategies: moderation (very first steps)

Moderation is complicated for me to write about, because there is so much to it, and so much I am still figuring out. For this post, I’m just going to focus on a few early skills I found useful. 871 more words