Category Archives: one word: focus


More, More, More

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One of my first Story 101 assignments, which we’ve continued to discuss throughout the class, was to “write the hard thing.” Seven weeks in, I was still wondering where to start. But one “hard thing” has been nagging at me … Continue reading

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A One Word Update of Sorts

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When I chose Focus as my One Word for 2013, I intended to post about it monthly-ish to keep me accountable. Since I’m doing a pretty poor job of Focusing, I’ve procrastinated on the updates. It’s hard to be accountable … Continue reading

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Quality Not Quantity

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I am a multitasker. In all I do, I seek to be, in the words of Cake, “fast, and thorough, and sharp as a tack.” Because I naturally want to do and know at maximum intensity, it’s very easy for … Continue reading

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One Word Update: February

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I’ve decided to post monthly updates on my One Word for 2013: FOCUS. (My original post about the program and my word choice is here.) Well, a month in, I’m still figuring out what to Focus ON. My only obvious … Continue reading

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One Word: Focus

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I’m a fan of Gretchen Rubin. Her book The Happiness Project encouraged and motivated me in a healthy way, not an exhausting, longer-to-do-list way. It’s about enhancing the life you already have and embracing who you truly are. In the … Continue reading

Posted in one word: focus, reflections