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Setting and Achieving Goals Mindfully

While out shopping this past weekend, I saw a mindfulness planner. As someone who finds it physically impossible to not look at planners and journals when I find them, I naturally picked it up. Ooooh, mindfulness. Now they’re speaking my language. But something jumped out at me as soon as I read the back cover. One of the features that the planner boasted was “goal … Continue reading Setting and Achieving Goals Mindfully

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Types of Questions Asked at Trivia Night

I know that I’m not the only one who’s been itching for interaction since COVID started (and honestly, as an extrovert, I generally itch for interaction anyway). Back in July of 2021, I joined an axe league to get a bit of social interaction, and that has been great! But then, one day a few months ago, I happened to see that our local brewery … Continue reading Types of Questions Asked at Trivia Night

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Renata’s Guide to Watching a Sporting Event

So much to celebrate tonight!  This evening, I’m out watching my cousin’s playoff soccer game at our local college (and missing Survivor, thank you very much) and the Phillies are in the world series! This can only mean one thing: it’s time for a Renata’s guide to watching a sporting event! While these tips are primarily for watching games at the stadium, a lot of … Continue reading Renata’s Guide to Watching a Sporting Event

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Things I Didn’t Know Were on My Bucket List: Sports Edition

If you’ve been around here for a while, you may be familiar with my “Things that I Didn’t Know Were on My Bucket List” series. Even while depressed, I have to admit that my life is pretty sweet, and I have some great memories to show for it. While I don’t believe in having a “bucket list” per se, it’s safe to say that I’ve … Continue reading Things I Didn’t Know Were on My Bucket List: Sports Edition