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1000 Miles: Whole Life Challenge Week 4 Reflection

Katie Blog, Health, Wide-Awakeness Project Leave a Comment

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 …

NEAAERSt and Dearest: Taking a Knee and the Well of Ancient Mysteries

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Dear NEAAERSt and Dearest, The Well of Ancient Mysteries is across the street from our apartment. To look at it, the Well is a small piece of land covered with mango and banyan trees, tropical flowers, and a mural-decorated house surrounded by a 7-Eleven, an empanada food truck, a Metrorail station, and flashy high-rise buildings. A wood sign with the faded-paint …

Change is Changing: A Gratitude Conversation With David Sawyer

Katie Blog, Gratitude, Spirit, Wide-Awakeness Project 1 Comment

David Sawyer is a strategy guy for a better world, specializing in networks, design, and systems thinking. He is active across all sectors and has played key roles in a variety of fields including education reform, national service, social entrepreneurship, empowerment of women and girls, venture philanthropy, and environmental preservation. KSC:   What are some things you are grateful for? DS:   …