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    I unplugged for the entire day and it was great

    I’ve long had this idea of having an “analog day”, where I turn off my phone, maybe the wifi, and stay completely cut off from social media and current events/politics. I guess I thought it would be hard? This past Friday night before I went to bed I turned off my phone, giving myself permission to sleep in and wake up naturally. I woke up sometime between 6 and 7am and treated myself to a Starbucks. The Starbucks is kind of a drive away (about the length of three songs in each direction) and because my phone was off (but with me in the car, just in case) I had…

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    3 Goals for July

    It’s never too late to set a goal, right? So we’re already eight days into the month of July. Pft. This past weekend I confronted two of my biggest fears – one intentionally, the other an act of mother nature – and in general I’ve been going through a kinda/sorta shift in my personal belief system. I won’t get into that now. Let’s just say that I’m feeling motivated to squash some goals and live my best life (as they say). 1. Read at least two (more) books Before taking a few days off from work to go to Lake Arrowhead for the 4th of July (a family tradition) I…