Monthly Archives: January 2012

on happiness

The writers of the Constitution/Declaration of Independence were geniuses. I’m sure that’s been said before. I want to highlight the importance of the pursuit of happiness. I believe each person has the right to choose what happiness means to them … Continue reading

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exercise, focus

Today I closed my eyes and biked for 10 minutes. I don’t think I’ve ever biked that fast/focused on biking while biking/practiced meditation and visualizing what I was going to do next. Before biking, I was going to fall asleep … Continue reading

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allergic to sugar

I think I’m allergic to sugar/white carbs/processed foods. Hooray! Superficially, I’m depressed I can’t gorge pounds of chocolate cake anymore. Yet, I’m impressed with my body’s signal to me, “nope, you’re not doing this to us anymore. If you want … Continue reading

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Assorted Hints

-Aim for conceptual/elements/essence. Conceptual usually stands the test of time. N.B.: books with the word conceptual in the title are good books, or were mis-titled. -Can’t make up your mind? If you can’t make up your mind and the margin … Continue reading

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Quote

Said by one of my students: “No, it’s not being stupid. Sometimes we aren’t careful and make mistakes.” ❤ ❤ Now I understand the lure some have to teaching. Having high school juniors wax so philosophically, accurately and articulately occasionally … Continue reading

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AHHHH…

Observations made today: -notice when you’re uncomfortable. Then change. Don’t sit there being uncomfortable/angry/stressed/etc. Obviously. However, your ego probably is telling you “no no, don’t change the status quo.” Change is good. Get used to it. -noticed I was angry/stressed/jealous…and … Continue reading

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ahhh….

Writing is therapeutic. I’m kind of stressed, kind of tired, kind of confused. I show my anger in a passive aggressive way. I have an exam (my final of finals in 2 weeks). However, some of my students asked to … Continue reading

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