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1000 Miles: Whole Life Challenge Week 5 Update

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Week 5 represents turning the corner on the Whole Life Challenge. Initial questions about all habits still arise, but I am more active in my choices across all habits rather than choosing by default, or laziness, or sadness, or hunger. That feels good. I can honestly say the changes I am beginning to experience are more mental than physical. I …

NEEAAReSt and Dearest: Ubuntu

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Dear NEEAAReST and Dearest, I want to share a concept that came across my path recently. Ubuntu I have been reading The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have by Mark Nepo. It is organized in daily passages. One daily passage was about ubuntu. Nepo explains a South African friend defined ubuntu …

1000 Miles: Whole Life Challenge Week 4 Reflection

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Week 4 means being halfway through the Whole Life Challenge. Week 4 means I have been counting points, drinking water, practicing gratitude, making a playlist, and joining a yoga studio. I am beginning to understand the rhythm of the Challenge. I am beginning to establish healthy behaviors across the spectrum of Challenge Habits. I am beginning to make the right …