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Journal

Spinning wheels in the sand

Find ways to be more effective with time and avoid simply spinning tires in the sand. Take a better approach rather than digging too far.

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Incremental gains

Big gains feel unlikely in the current environment. String together small incremental gains for happiness and effectiveness. Incremental gains eventually lead to step change.

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Small wins repeated

Spend more on the little things that bring small wins. Many of the big wins are gone for now. No travel, no events, no dinners out with friends.

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Independence and connection

Create time for independence through the right used of focused time and efforts.

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Quality of life loss normalization

Much has been lost in terms of quality of life. This cannot become the new standard. Strive for even better than before.

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Mindfully rational

Everyone is consumed by more than what's on the surface. Every interaction in influenced by any number of unknown past experiences.

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Unity in smoky conditions

There's too many similarities and there's a sense of normalcy to the current problems. What's entirely missing is a united effort to defeat these challenges. Like 9/11, this is a time to work for the betterment of entire communities, not individuals.

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Fire and smoke

It's devastating to see and unlikely to change. The drought cycles continue, people keep spreading to rural areas, and the kindling is set for fires to spread.

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Dictate direction, avoid anxiety

Be proactive about dictating direction of days. Don't wait for news from others to determine next steps.

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Progress is rarely a straight line

The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Progress is rarely a straight line. Overcome the setbacks.

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