One Word 2023: Heal

This is my 10th (!) year of choosing a word to live by for the entire year in lieu of making traditional New Year’s resolutions. It’s based on the One Word 365 project, which apparently is on hiatus. But choosing a word doesn’t need to be dependent on a single website, so I press onContinue reading “One Word 2023: Heal”

A Week Outside Reality

My family’s annual trip to Ormond Beach, Florida exists on its own plane. The weeks and months before and after it are filled with responsibilities. We mind calendars and lists and activities, and they dictate where we need to be and for how long, and what we need to do while we’re there. We attendContinue reading “A Week Outside Reality”

Flow: A Mid-Year Check-in

For close to a decade, I’ve been observing the practice of choosing a word by which to live for the new year. This is inspired by One Word 365, and I have found it a preferable alternative to making resolutions. Most years that I’ve done this, I have experienced positive results: it has added greaterContinue reading “Flow: A Mid-Year Check-in”