How often do we try different systems to manage tasks, track appointments, or just write down a note or two? And how many times have we discovered that one is more complicated than the last one we tried? Then there’s the agonizing effort we are too often unsuccessful with at making it a habit. Don’t worry. I struggle with the same thing. But I make it work. How? Keep it simple. Many of the systems are great for those who want to capture a lot of data or need to go back for meeting notes or are focused on tracking
You hear about it happening to people all the time, including people you know. And you’re left to wonder whether it will ever happen to you as well. And then one day, out of the blue it happens: a summons to report for jury duty. It happened to me recently. I’d actually been hoping it would happen at some point. Criminal trials have always been interesting to me. As a reporter covering legal and political issues, there were times I covered trials, and a few times I was subpoenaed as a witness to testify about something I’d observed and written about.
What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s a-happening? I was 14 when the smash album became a Broadway sensation. Jesus Christ Superstar ruffled more than a few feathers, but to this rebellious teenager, it was a personally freeing experience. But that’s a story for another time. Norman Jewison, the film’s director, said, “These kids are trying to take Jesus off the stained-glass windows and get him down on the street.” It was about making something relatable for those, like myself at the time, struggling to find meaning and trying to make sense of life; looking for direction. What does this have
Everyone knows what condition comes with symptoms like increasing frailty, loss of mobility, cognitive decline, vision and hearing loss, deteriorating muscle and bone strength. They are all common symptoms of aging. However, they can also appear as symptoms of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), especially in older people. TBI can not only resemble aging, it can amplify some symptoms of natural aging, as well as lowered life expectancy. Studies have indicated lower life expectancy in TBI survivors compared to the general population, depending on age, sex, and the severity of the injury, especially when walking. Additionally, dependency on others
Today our mindfulness activity is going to focus on one word. Choose one of the words below and write it on an index card, piece of note paper, post-it, or even the back of an envelope. Then place the paper with with word on it somewhere you will see it (refrigerator, bathroom mirror, computer monitor). You can also use a word of your own that isn’t included in our list. Inspire, Calm, Heartfelt, Focused, Grateful, Dream, Simplify, Imagine, Wonder, Blossom, Brilliant, Capable, Abundance, Courageous, Deserving, Dynamic, Vital, Triumphant, Overflowing, Peace, Joy, Grateful, Grounded, Possibility, Worthy If you have a busy