Bits of Life Missed Worth Exploring


Bits of Life Missed Worth Exploring

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Do You Have the Patience to Observe?

We take our attention for granted. From the minute we wake up, our eyes and ears help guide us through our day. We make many quick judgments to determine how we will interact with what is in front of us. Choosing from a bufett of routines and habits used daily. Another part of our lives is made up of quick judments that appear mindful. When we encounter problems, struggles, or most any...

Always Choose Immersion

A friend shared with me a story of something that took them 2.5 hours to do. This occurred in a group setting with others present where he was an active participant while others watched. What he was asked to do was challenging for him to complete. Up to the task, he did complete it. Reviewing his performance led him to this realization. While it was fun to be an active participant, he doubted...

Opportunity – When Does It Exist?

Opportunity is a positive word. Much like possibility or an idea. There is a feeling tied into the word of realizing a good outcome. Appearing a little bit like a lottery ticket whose numbers all match today’s drawing. But opportunity is elusive. Easily missed at times in our busy lives. Making it difficult to recognize as it first appears as a random occurrence or connection. For it to...

[100 – Your Age] Is an Important Number to Consider

Birthdays are a big part of our lives. From when we are very young. Celebrated with family and friends. It’s a marker that we have made it through another year. Reminding us regularly that we are getting older. Longevity is discussed in many circles under the topics of advancements in science to better treat disease, education around nutrition and eating for better health, together with the...

Working Backwards

We live our lives one day at a time. Things happen taking us one way or another. Without much thought. Days, weeks, and months go by quickly. Where did the time go? Popular imagery and story lines tell us that we have to be moving forward. Constantly in motion. Change is occurring around us. We must adapt and evolve. Building families, careers, organizations, networks and friends. Fear of losing...

Why vs What?

It’s common in conversation to ask “what are you doing”? Our responses are mostly monotone for we simply are sharing facts. Describing the activity we find ourselves in at this moment. Not only are we often asked this, but we too ask this same question of others. When changing this question to “why are you doing – what you are doing?”, we tend to pause. Filling...

Two Ways to Generate Options

Try different things unil you find something that works. Or discuss all of the possibilities but do nothing. We are not “wired” to think in terms of options. Our minds race too quickly to an answer we believe is the only right one. Granted some options we discover may not be doable or they may fail. Going through the exercise is helpful in understanding there is always “more...


Our bodies can endure much. More capable of doing or moving towards exhaustion than the mind. Never giving us a chance to avoid it, life sometimes simply makes this happen. Sometimes bringing us satisfaction for the work we just completed While at other times using exhaustion to get us momentarily to stop when nothing is going well. . Sometimes exhaustion rapidly descends upon us. Fooled by time...

Bits of Life Missed Worth Exploring


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