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Tag: habit change

  • Amplify and Reduce Goals for June 2022

    Amplify and Reduce Goals for June 2022

    In April I started to experiment with some monthly habit changes designed around Cal Newport’s strategy for Cultivating a Deep Life. April felt good, May was better yet, so I’m going to keep it going for the third month. Time to reflect and set up some new habits for June.

  • Amplify and Reduce Goals for May 2022

    Amplify and Reduce Goals for May 2022

    Last month I started to experiment with some monthly habit changes designed around Cal Newport’s strategy for Cultivating a Deep Life. April felt good, so on that measure alone, I would count the first month a success. It’s a new month now so time to reflect and set up some new habits for May.

  • Amplify and Reduce Goals for April 2022

    Amplify and Reduce Goals for April 2022

    I’ve said in the past that I’m all about habits and experimenting with personal improvements as opposed to setting big long-term goals like the much-dreaded new year’s resolution). The trouble is that I haven’t done much in the habit change department in a long time. It’s time to change that.

  • Savor the night instead of stealing from it

    Savor the night instead of stealing from it

    Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not. Ursula K. Le Guin Tell me if this sounds familiar: the morning started with grand plans and although you got some things done, you quickly progressed into a busy day at work, having to look after the kids, running around to appointments and errands, or some […]

  • What I learned last week (#97)

    What I learned last week (#97)

    Learned last week: Not freaking out about the election, faking it to make it, the wonder of the cosmos, and more!

  • Atomic habits

    Atomic habits

    Although I write and think a lot about habits, I hadn’t read Atomic Habits by James Clear until very recently. It had been on my reading list for a while, and I finally got around to it and finished it last week. I’m working on a habit change experiment with my physical health this month […]