2013 Annual Review

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2014 Annual Review

10 min read

2015 Annual Review

15 min read

2016 Annual Review

23 min read

The purpose of this annual review is for me to reflect on the year by asking these four questions: What went well this year? What didn’t go so well this year? What am I reducing or eliminating? What am I working toward?

Finding My Fitness

5 min read

Keeping a fit mind through reading and learning is something I was more encouraged on as a child than keeping a fit body. Our upbringings lead us to fall into either side when the right path may be a balance of both. I wasn’t overweight as a child by any means; I would use the term twig-like. The unhealthy food was expensive, and the healthy food w ...

Rebirth of Adventure: Land of Fire and Ice

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The start of 2015 would mark over ten years, in which I hadn't traveled out of the country; the last time was when I was around 14 visiting family in the West Indies. I've had some travel opportunities come up but felt complacent in staying domestic, travel soon became a fear. I spent much of my younger years building my inner world (mentally), abl ...

The Emotional Journal

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Emotional Intelligence contains multiple areas that include knowing one's emotions: Self-awareness, Managing emotions, and Motivating oneself. It's also a skill in recognizing emotions in others: Empathy, and Handling Relationships. The book Emotional Intelligence* by Daniel Goldman focuses on the evolution of certain parts of the brain that regula ...