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My Word of 2017

CHALLENGE This word came to me late in 2016, around the time of the presidential elections. Before I knew it would be my word, I was searching for a new direction. Mindfulness and rejuvenate treated me well in 2015 and … Continue reading

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A Year of Rejuvenation

This is the second year I have chosen a focus word. 2015 was all about mindfulness.  2016 was about rejuvenation.  In February  I vowed to ask myself: Will this rejuvenate me? Will this bring more or less energy into my life? … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving Friday, Volume 18

I haven’t published a volume of Things I’m Loving Friday in a LONG time. I often struggle to find new resources to share that are leadership and/or learning-focused. More Perfect Podcast by RadioLab – I wrote about loving podcasts in … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Birthday Reflections!

Wow. I published my first blog post four years ago. 2012. I was in a different job, in a different district. I hadn’t begun my doctoral program yet. I was looking for ways to share my learning publicly for my … Continue reading

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Blogging Reflection

I recently rediscovered a Blogger account I have no memory of creating it (back in 2009!). It was my first attempt to make my writing practice public. I was very hesitant to say much and there is no record of … Continue reading

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Thinking in Numbers

I began this blog back in 2012.  Since then I have written 230 posts. For Question Week, I wrote one blog post in questions. I have had two focus words: mindfulness and rejuvenate. My blog is filled with 26 posts about … Continue reading

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Rejuvenate Update #2

Rejuvenate is my focus word for 2016.  I try to spend time weekly building or maintaing a habit around my word and then reflecting on my progress.  Since my update in February, I created my beautiful question to go along … Continue reading

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Find Your Big Magic

After reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, I was inspired to create more.  My preferred form of creativity is writing. Just as Gilbert advises, I write for me, because I love writing and writing loves me.  I … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving Friday, Volume 16

Fridays are fun days, right?  On Fridays I like to share the things I’m loving, often related to leadership and learning.  This week’s edition has a new years’ feel to it! One Little Word:  I love this time of year, … Continue reading

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My Word of 2016

Last year was the first year I picked a focus word for myself. I found the process of selecting my word, and the year spent focused on it, were beneficial. My goal last year was to find a word that … Continue reading

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