Little Nubby Monster Here's a little cartoon cutie I made... a picture in place of a thousand-word post. Surely three of those words would have been "poop emoji" and "raccoon".
I started using the Fabulous app about one month ago today. If you're unfamiliar, it basically uses behavioural science principles to help the user build healthy habits. This isn't actually the first time I've downloaded it. I tried the app nearly 4 years ago, and back then I was intrigued. Maybe especially so because I … Continue reading Using Visualization for Personal Growth
I just found out about the blog Unbolt Me and found my way to their Choose Your Challenge! page. Very cool and neat stuff! The following rules are based off of this 2015 post on Its PH. The Rules: Open a word processing document.Set a timer to 5 minutes or 10 minutes.Your topic is at … Continue reading The Freestyle Writing Challenge
My goal, again, is to eat sugar in mindful moderation and buy only fair trade. This past weekend I failed pretty badly. I definitely went beyond what I would call "moderation". And there was precious little mindfulness involved in the eating. In fact, I hardly stopped to think at all before having that piece of … Continue reading Dealing with Failure
I'm out of town for a wedding this weekend so instead of a regular blog post, here's a little something I sketched yesterday (today, as I write this). This is my first time trying out Krita, a free, open source digital painting program. I'm basically clueless when it comes to painting software, but I have … Continue reading Artistic Interlude
It was raining in Vancouver yesterday (today, as I write) after a long stretch of sunny weather. I'm glad the plants in our yard got a nice, refreshing root-soak. But it's a bit harder to keep my toddler busy and happy on a rainy day. Thankfully we have a stroller with a very effective rain … Continue reading Banana Dates Turmeric
So far I've been writing about trying to stop a habit that hasn't been good for me: eating too much sugary food. But today I want to acknowledge a new habit that I want to keep: writing! Quite a while before starting Step Back Think Forward, I had a different blog. It meant a lot … Continue reading Establishing a New Writing Habit