Day 18, How Can You Overcome Your Resistance to Strength Training?

“… may you have lifelong strength” (Deuteronomy 33:25 NET).   Morning   Working on my sixteen values is a joy.  Yesterday, I exceeded my targets on every one.  I fasted for more than 17 hours between yesterday afternoon and this morning.  I earned 256 points for fasting that show up in my fasting and nutritarian Read More …

Day 16, Valuing Beauty and More

“Never be ashamed of a scar.” ― A.J. Sky, Firestorm Evening   After the horrific happenings at the Capitol and throughout the United States, I refocused on my values.  Happily, my eyesight is improving.  Project 2021 is progressing.  Please join the journey, and together we will have vibrant joy.   Abilify   Three or four Read More …

Day 3, How Do You Get Into Action for the New Year?

  A failure to take precise and deliberate action is the reason why so many New Year’s resolutions and other goals fail.   Jordan Ring, Now What?   Afternoon   Motivational speakers work to motivate you–get you into action.  You have hopes, dreams, unfinished projects.  How do you convert your thoughts into reality?  Though you Read More …

Day 76, Focusing on Values

“We need a clear-cut way to ensure that we consistently live the values to which we have committed ourselves, and a way of ensuring whether or not we’re actually achieving that value on a daily basis.”   Anthony Robbins, Awaken the Giant Within   Today is a beautiful day following the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Happily, Read More …

Day 687, Do You Want a Long Life, Riches, and Honor? Seek Wisdom.

  “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding” (Proverbs 9:10).   Wisdom   Wisdom usually comes with age, though not necessarily.  To obtain understanding, one must seek it and apply oneself to it.  Wisdom is one of my top ten values.  I hope I am beginning to get Read More …

Day 634, Getting Help and Reaching for Vibrant Joy with Values-Driven Activities

  “All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name” (Acts 10:43).   Even though my energy and productivity picked up after repeated walks to the library and park, I was flattened one Saturday evening by the depressive phase of my bipolar, type I disorder, Read More …