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Counting Macros…Again

So in a previous post I talked about doing this back in the late winter/early spring time. Admittedly, I wasn’t quite as into it or as committed then – but we’re back to it! If you’re new to the idea of “counting macros” you can read more about it in depth in my first post, […]

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Things I TRY Not to Purchase

While I normally do a monthly debt recap … I thought it would be a bit more fun to reflect about ways I am changing/shaping my life to be 1. more economical and 2. more in line with the various values and beliefs that I carry. One thing that’s been ongoing, and I have written […]

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A 12-Hour Day

I recently was asked the question “if each day was only 12 hours long, what would you cut out?” First, this doesn’t stipulate if this would just change from how things are currently (24 hour days) – or not – so I am going to assume that it would. Secondly, I would have to know/consider […]

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Living and Loving the Journey

Searching for oneself is the journey of a lifetime, life is what happens in between – Unknown We may never truly “find ourselves” during the span of our life – but the point is to try. Also, we must remember that the journey of life is not just about doing for others, but a balance […]

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Half of Wisdom

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom – Francis Bacon We often don’t know what we don’t know. It’s as simple as that. We don’t know what we are missing or haven’t experienced because we haven’t had a reason to encounter it. Sometimes we can learn on our own, seeking knowledge for our own reasons […]

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Money and Debt – Second Quarter 2020 Update

Since I vowed to get my financial fitness under control in 2020 – I implemented some changes, and since 3 months have gone by in the blink of an eye – here are some updates (April 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020): I decided “I want to pay off my auto loan first” which was […]

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Easing Into the Outside World

With COVID restrictions changing and in some places relaxing (slightly) it can be so exciting and tempting to jump into life! Enthusiasm and a bit of “cabin fever” can have anyone chomping at the bit to go to dinners in a restaurant, have a cookout with friends, head to a pub, or stroll along the […]

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Breath Work

To control the breathing is to control the mind. With different patterns of breathing, you can fall in love, you can hate someone, you can feel the whole spectrum of feelings by changing your breath.” – Marina Abramovic Even before ever reading the quote above, I have realized the importance of breathing and the impact […]

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A Eulogy to the Old Me

I found this concept interesting, as I can most certainly feel a shift in who I am versus who I was, even so recent as a year ago. I feel like I am a much different person than I was in my 20s, that’s for sure, and every evolution feels a bit more natural, more […]

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Fear & Loathing – In Ourselves

Media, social media and popular culture are a perfect storm to create feelings of inadequacy, in even the most secure of individuals. This comparative and competitive existence is so commonplace now that it seems many are taking this to be the “new norm” or just accepting it as their reality to now live in; however, […]

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