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R. Scott

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Business, Choices, Self-Reflection, Uncategorized

Finding Your PathFeatured

The idea I had suggested and explained was going to be the focus of the students’ summer project. My mouth dropped. Almost on video chat. That was it. It was the moment I looked at myself and my practicality. I had already been thinking about a new direction I could head in, and this sealed it. In that moment, I realized I really need to be in charge of my trajectory.

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About, Choices, Uncategorized

Making ME TimeFeatured

As restrictions begin to lift in places, some of us may have to figure out what me time looks like. The pandemic has changed our life and our routines. You might find yourself in a different mindset about what me time looks like now. You might have different requirements for me time than you did last year. The good thing is you have time to figure it out. There’s no one way and there’s no right way to do me time.

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Mindfulness in the | OS40
Inspiration, Racism

Mindfulness in the Midst of Upheaval

Is it fair for me to practice mindfulness in the midst of state sanctioned murder? In the midst of protest and righteous indignation, is it okay to stop and take respite in the sights, the sounds, the touches, the tastes, and the smells of the moment when I know what I know? In the midst of denial of systemic racism by those who hoard power? In the midst of strong anti-Blackness? Is it the right thing to do right now in the midst of tragedy?

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The Other Side of 40 | The Beginning
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The Other Side of 40 – Renee’s Story

I’m 41 and still, it’s not what I expected. I still fight fear and sometimes it wins. As to whether life is better or not, well it depends on the bar of expectations I’ve set. The rules that I’ve followed to the T have not made my life exceedingly better. Is it time to shake up the rules? Is it time to break them? Is it time to accept things as they are and settle?

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