The Power of Having Something to Look Forward to… Getting out of the ‘Survival Mode’ Rut
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The Power of Having Something to Look Forward to… Getting out of the ‘Survival Mode’ Rut

Anticipation. “Anticipation confers important evolutionary benefits to human beings. Specifically, expecting the forthcoming events allow active preparations in cognitive, affective, and behavioral strategies (Grupe et al., 2013).” Jan 9, 2018, National Library of Medicine Yup. I read it… planning a vacation is not only an exciting venture but it is medically beneficial and vital to my wellbeing. … Continue reading

Making peace with my clutter- “Clutter is nothing but postponed decisions.” (Barbara Hemphill)
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Making peace with my clutter- “Clutter is nothing but postponed decisions.” (Barbara Hemphill)

I grew up, using my imagination, making memories and crafts out of paper towel rolls and cardboard boxes. We never wasted, but everything had an expiration date or was recycled. Clothes were only bought at the beginning of fall, spring, and, of course, at the start of the school year. Toys were gifted at Christmas … Continue reading