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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty-Seven: A Change Of Scenery

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 4 minutes, 5 seconds
{Marty & Christine On The Circle Line}"When you're on a merry-go-round, you miss a lot of the scenery". ~ Neil DiamondIn Weeks 24 and 25 we discussed how boredom and exhaustion could zap your energy and cause you to lose focus on the important priorities in your life. This week I am going to write about how to change your scenery and in...
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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty-Six: Exhaustion

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 24 seconds
{Violets in my garden}"I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom." ~Thomas CarlyleBoredom took center stage in Week 25 as I wrote about the effects of boredom on life. This week I will discuss having too many ideas and the resulting exhaustion. I developed a pattern during high school and colleg...
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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty-Five: Boredom

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 51 seconds
"You will find boredom where there is an absence of good ideas." ~Earl Nightingale Week 24 was all about crafting a life story that you would be proud to share; this week I will write about the double-edged sword of boredom. Growing up my brother and I had imaginations that were fueled by the B-movies that were shown at our local movie theater and...
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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty-Four: What Is Your Story?

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 46 seconds
{What is her story?}"If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop the story”. ~ Orson WellesWeek 23 I looked at cause and effect...how past actions resulted in the life we live today. In week 24, I am examining the life story that we are building through our internal narrative. Whenever I visit...
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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty-Three: Cause and Effect

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 49 seconds
"If you want to understand the causes that existed in the past, look at the results as they are manifested in the present. And if you want to understand what results will be manifested in the future, look at the causes that exist in the present." ~Buddhist sutraWeek 22 was about the benefit of doing one thing at a time; in Week 23 I will explore cause and effect and how...
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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty Two: One Thing At A Time

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 27 seconds
"Often he who does too much does too little." ~Italian ProverbIn week 21 I wrote about how to energize your decision making process through physical activity when overcoming Cognitive Gridlock. In week 21, I will discuss the benefit of "doing one thing at a time". What does it mean to do one thing at a time?  W...
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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty One: Cognitive Gridlock

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 22 seconds
{Painting the Get-Away Room}"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking." ~Friedrich NietzscheThe post from Week 20 was about having enough energy so that you can lovingly care for those you love. Today's post addresses how to jumpstart cognitive gridlock. Robert Frost described the fork in the road as  "two...
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Intentional Living Series Week Twenty: Relationships

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 51 seconds
{New York City Subway Mosaic}"Treasure your relationships, not your possessions". ~Anthony J. D'AngeloWeek 19 was about the importance of limiting meaningless distractions so that you can remain focused on your priorities. Week 20 is about caring for your relationships. Stress is a reality in life. As you drive the kids...
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Intentional Living Series Week Nineteen: Stay Focused!

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 2 minutes, 25 seconds
{The Hat Factory-My Office}"Life is too full of distractions nowadays. When I was a kid we had a little Emerson radio and that was it. We were more dedicated. We didn't have a choice. ~Stan GetzLast week I wrote about how the Crazymakers in your life can throw you off course and keep you from living your priorities. In week 19, we are g...
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Intentional Living Series Week Eighteen:The Crazymaker In Your Life

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 3 minutes, 16 seconds
{Abandoned building on Miami Beach, Florida}"If you respect your own no, other will, too."In week 17, I discussed how we use fear to keep us from living our priorities. This week I will look at how others can keeps us from following our LLP. Years ago I started dating a guy who came into my life like an all consuming n...
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