why i don't check email before noon

preface: i didn't make up this practice. i've heard about it in several places, include via james clear, barking up the wrong tree, david allen, cal newport, and more.

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vision statement (2018 update)

in the fall of 2016, i participated in the holistic vision program at infinite growth. the workshop changed my whole life in more ways than i may ever be able to describe. during my 2017 annual retreat (which reviews 2016 and plans for 2017), i finalized my first vision statement. in my 2018 annual retreat (which i haven’t yet written about in summary form, but will soon), i revised the statement based on a year of implementation and learning. below is the update.

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alternative futures: it gets better

preface: this is a science fiction story, flash fiction style.
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solnit: history is more like the weather than checkers

preface: see parts 1 and 2 of the thread here and here.

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solnit: why do we love certainty more than hope?

the other day i wrote about something rebecca solnit said during her on being episode, but i totally started writing from the middle of the idea i thought was important. i realize that doesn’t make much sense but basically, this post is a prelude to my post about solnit’s thoughts on openings.

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